Home Improvement

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How to Fix 11 Common Lawn Problems

Improve your grass when it comes to weeds, bare patches, mushrooms, seasonal swamp, and more. >>

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What’s That Crawling Around My House? A Funny Guide to Do-It-Yourself Pest Control

Have you seen these insects lurking around your home? Beware! They have the ability to make you… >>

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Like New: 8 Common Garden and Home Repairs You Can Do Yourself

Save time and money by using household items for common repairs, like a torn window screen or leaky… >>

Toothpicks
16 Surprising Uses for Toothpicks

Think toothpicks are only good for picking teeth or checking cake? Think again. Check out these… >>

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Home Improvement: 4 Ingenious Organization Tips

Simplify spring-cleaning with these smart—and unlikely—space savers. >>

Staging a Home: 5 Designer Secrets for a Fast, Profitable Sale
Staging a Home: 5 Designer Secrets for a Fast, Profitable Sale

Selling your home? Fresh paint and flowers aren't enough to move it—not in this market. Here's… >>

5-Minute Front Door Feng Shui
5-Minute Front Door Feng Shui

Increase your chances of bringing love and opportunities into your home with these fast, positive… >>

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How to Dry Flowers: 5 Awesome Ways to Preserve a Bouquet

Pick flowers in the morning or night when they're perkiest. When it's time to preserve them, use… >>

5 Universal Design Needs for Aging in Place
5 Universal Design Needs for Aging in Place

If you'd like to grow older at home (known as aging in place), you'll need to consider these… >>

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10 Expert Gardening Tips for Beginners

Love to garden? These tips from The Family Handyman will help you be faster, cleaner, and more… >>

Senior Living: From 55 Apartments to Retirement Housing
Senior Living: From 55 Apartments to Retirement Housing

Which senior living scenario is right for your family's needs? >>

So Cool: Design Your Own Dream Room
So Cool: Design Your Own Dream Room

When I was in middle school, I used to spend hours clipping items I adored out of magazines and… >>

Smart Ways to Save Energy Costs in Winter
Smart Ways to Save Energy Costs in Winter

Don’t get stuck with impossible insulation or a failing furnace. Instead, use these savvy ways to… >>

VIDEO: Store Your Christmas Ornaments Like a Pro
VIDEO: Store Your Christmas Ornaments Like a Pro

Keep your ornaments safe and organized for many years to come with these fast, affordable storage… >>

VIDEO: Holiday Centerpiece Ideas for $10 or Less
VIDEO: Holiday Centerpiece Ideas for $10 or Less

This holiday season, use nature’s bounty and these charming, easy ideas to create a stylish… >>

Photos: Weird Toilet Designs from Around the World
Photos: Weird Toilet Designs from Around the World

From the stylish to the surreal, we've rounded up some of the most astounding toilets around. >>

Home Sweet Home Center: Shopping Tips
Home Sweet Home Center: Shopping Tips

Tomorrow is Saturday, so the odds are good I'll end up at Home Depot at some point. There's a… >>

bathroom etiquette
All Your Bathroom Etiquette Questions—Answered!

We all know to flush and wash our hands, but what about the not-so-obvious rules of the bathroom?… >>

Uncle John's Endlessly Engrossing Bathroom Reader
9 Funny Books that Make Great Bathroom Reading

Stuck in the bathroom? Keep one of these fun, fascinating titles on hand. >>

Mini-Makeover Ideas for Your Bathroom
Mini-Makeover Ideas for Your Bathroom

Make a big impact in your bathroom with a tiny investment of time, money, and effort. >>