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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    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


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    Home and Garden Uses for Ladders

    Make display shelving Convert a short wooden stepladder to shelving for displaying plants and collectibles. It’s as easy as one,


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    Lawn and Garden Uses for Chicken Wire

    Repel deer Are the deer tearing up your garden again? Here’s a simple method to keep them away: Stake chicken


    Yogurt’s Garden and Health Benefits

    Sure, yogurt's good for your body, but you'll never guess what else it can do!


    3 Home Remedies for Diaper Rash

    Solutions for alleviating diaper rash.


    Money-Saving Ideas for Plant and Flower Food

    Grow healthy plants and flowers with these gardening remedies.


    Help for Your Furniture Drawers

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


    4 Solutions for Repelling Deer

    Keep deer off your lawn and out of your garden with these tricks.

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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...


    Garden Tools: A Safety Primer

    How to keep yourself safe and maintain your gardening tools.


    Grow New Plants From Seeds

    All it takes is a little nurturing.


    How to Grow Biennials

    Keep your garden flourishing with these tricks.


    Make Your Own Container Garden

    Whether you live in an apartment, want to dress up your home's entry or have a space to fill in...


    Turn Your Shed Into a Garden Center

    How you organize your shed can have a huge impact on your efficiency.



    12 Tools Every Homeowner Must Own

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

    Common Lawn Problems

    Even the most carpet-like lawn can develop problems. If your lawn isn't healthy and you can't diagnose the trouble, dig...


    11 Best Tips for Growing Roses

    A colorful and thriving rose garden is just within reach.


    How to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden

    How to attract butterflies to your garden.


    How to Attract Birds To Your Yard

    Bring the birds to your abode!


    4 Ways to Maintain Garden Tools

    How to keep your gardening tools in tip-top shape.

    How to Choose Plants for Your Garden

    Choose a variety of plants to form an ensemble, rather than buying piece-meal and hoping that they will look good...


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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.


    Choose and Use the Right Herbs

    Choose the right herbs for the flavor you want.