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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This Is How to Get Rid of Box Elder Bugs

Hint: insecticide isn't the best option.

11 Pests That Could Be Hiding in Your Attic

These critters didn't sign a lease and could be living rent-free and wreaking havoc in your attic. Here's how to...

10 Common Home Insurance Mistakes That Can Cost You Thousands

If you haven't considered these potential insurance options, you could be in danger of losing a lot of money. Here's...

9 Ways to Make It Feel Like Spring Inside—Even When It’s Freezing Outside

Here's how to welcome spring in your home today regardless of what the calendar—or the thermometer says.

13 Secrets to Finding a Home Renovation Contractor You Can Trust

Homeowners, realtors, and interior designers share tips for how to hire the perfect contractor to renovate your home.

30 Genius Uses for Essential Oils In Your Home

Essential oils have been around for hundreds of centuries for a reason—because they're powerful! Here's how to put them to...

How to Design a Tornado-Safe Room

Safe rooms cost $2,500-$5,000 to build -- a small price to pay to stay safe. Check out these points before...

How to Clear a Clogged Sink Drain

You'll have it cleared in no time.

How to Hard Prune a Tree

Keep your fruit trees healthy and thriving.

How to Grow Garlic in Your Organic Garden

No need to run to the store, grow garlic in your own garden.

How to Plant a Cherry Tree

Cherry trees are so beautiful when they are in bloom that they are an ideal choice if you want a...

How to Grow Peas in Your Organic Garden

Grow your own luscious green peas.

How to Plan Low-Maintenance Care of Paths

Pathways liven up a garden, and with these tricks they'll be easy to maintain.

How to Create Your Own Landscape Design

You can learn how to use the same programs the professionals use.

How to Install a Pebble Fountain in a Container

Spruce up your garden with a bit of watery flair.

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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...