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Pro Tips for Planning Your Dream Garage

For most of us, a garage is a lot more than a place to park. We use it to build big projects, we load it up with everything from Hot Wheels to Harleys, and sometimes we party or just hang out with the guys there. And for all these purposes, you want more than the basic four walls and a roof. You want to make your garage a better place to work and play. So we teamed up with our field editors to show you our favorite garage features. Whether you're planning your dream garage or just looking to improve...

Kids Room Ideas That’ll Give You Instant Inspiration!

Before your kiddo takes over decorating their room and adorns their walls with the latest posters from Teen Beat magazine...


Insulate Basement Rim Joists

Cut heat loss through the rim joists and tighten up your house with rigid foam insulation.


Dryer Sheet Floor Sweeper

Don't throw away used dryer sheets. There's another use for them. Wrap a couple of dryer sheets onto the head...


Seeing ‘Through’ Insulation

When you need to work in a specific spot in the attic (to mount recessed lighting, for example), drill a...

Nail Bed for Trim Painting

Need to spray-paint or varnish a raft of trim pieces for that bedroom remodeling job? Here’s a cushy way to...


Remove Oil Stains From a Faux Plaster Finish

Remove them quickly with dishwashing detergent

Garage Remodel Tips

Convert your drafty, dingy, spider-infested garage into a bright, comfortable work space


Build a Victorian Screen House

Escape the bugs in style, whether you're entertaining friends or just hanging out


Waterproofing Products Help Keep Basements Dry

A little inspection and finishing work will go a long way in keeping your basement dry.