Home Tips

There’s no place like home—especially when it’s in tip-top shape. We’ve rounded up the best cleaning and organizing tricks, affordable decor ideas, DIY hacks, and more. Warning: Once you’ve got everything just the way you want it, you may never want to leave!

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5 Must-Haves For Your Backyard This Summer

Make your backyard a hot spot this summer by adding these must-haves to the mix.


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34 Useful Reasons to Load Up On Lemons

When life gives you lemons, you can do more than make lemonade. From eliminating odors to juicing your daily beauty...


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Clean Your Home With Alka-Seltzer

Amaze yourself with Alka-Seltzer's problem-solving versatility.


10+ Ways to Get Organized With Labels

Do you label everything? Our tips will save you time and money, and make your home even more efficient!


30 Thrifty Painting Tricks

Make a paint job a piece of cake with items you probably already own!


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Bottled Water Vs. Tap Water: Rethink What You Drink

Chemicals, contaminants, pollution, price: new reasons to rethink what you drink and beware of bottled water.


Redo a Room (on No Budget!)

Fixes for common decorating problems that can really transform your family room, from HGTV's FreeStyle host Aaron Foster.


Ty Pennington’s Extreme Home Help

Whether you're painting a room or adding one, renovating is hard work. But you should at least try to have...

How to Make the Most of a Small Kitchen

From dealing with clutter to increasing efficiency, this guide as you covered.


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Kitchen and Home Uses for Wax Paper

Clever uses for wax paper that you can try today!


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Helpful Home Uses for String

Polish silverware more easily To get your silverware looking that good, run a length of string through some silver polish


3 Home Remedies for Diaper Rash

Solutions for alleviating diaper rash.


Help for Your Furniture Drawers

Get the drawers in your house smelling fresh, sliding smoothly, and in tip-top shape with these moves.


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18 Useful Tips for Your Living Room

We'll show you how to use the stuff lying around your home to maintain, clean, and fix everything in your...



12 Tools Every Homeowner Must Own

Make sure your toolbox is properly stocked now so that you'll be ready in a fix.

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How to Cool Your Home with Fans

Don’t underestimate the cooling power of fans, especially on warm, dry days when the house is stuffy. Even several fans


Planning A Deck

Wondering how to plan your deck?


Choosing The Right Countertop Surface

With this guide you'll be able to make the best choice for your space.


Tips for Planning A Patio

The easiest patio to lay and maintain is one made with dry-laid bricks or pavers.


Restore a Discolored Deck

A quick fix you can do yourself.