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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13 of the Best Bug Zappers for Summer 2020

Looking to avoid mosquito bites and flies on your food this summer? Here’s how to get rid of annoying pests once and for all.

10 Tricks Sellers Use to Pass Home Inspections

Here's how to outsmart sellers who use sneaky tricks to pass home inspections.


How to Buy a Mattress

From mattress sizes, materials, and mattress life to test-driving, shopping tips, and how to find a deal—your guide to finding...


This Is How to Spot Bed Bugs in Your Hotel Room

Bed bugs won’t just ruin your stay—that bad luck could follow you home, because bed bugs can latch onto your...


7 Things You Should Be Doing to Prevent Bed Bugs

Bed bugs—they're back and in more places than you realize. Here's how to prevent bed bugs from infesting your house.

Here’s How to Spot the Difference Between Lice and Dandruff

Take a break from itching and take a look at your hair.


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.