Topics

Keep the house up to date and in-season with a wide array of home improvement topics and ideas.

View More in:

Add Filter

Tout icon

9 Best Vacuums for Every Home

Whether you're buying a vacuum for the first time or upgrading to a new model, we'll help you find the best vacuum cleaner for your lifestyle.

How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.


Tout icon

10 Best Toy Storage Ideas for Kids’ Rooms

Are the toys in your house taking over? Clean up play time with these creative toy storage solutions.


How to Get Rid of Mildew Smell in Bathroom

Consider using essential oils to get rid of mildew in the bathroom.


Tout icon

10 Best Kitchen Napkin Holders

These stylish napkin holders will keep your napkins tidy and easily accessible on the table or kitchen counter.

How to Make a DIY Under-Bed Storage Drawer

This easy under-bed storage idea turns unused space into extra bedroom storage.


Tout icon

The Complete Home Safe Buying Guide

A home safe is a big purchase. Learn about common safe features for a smooth shopping process.

Tout icon

12 Things Homeowners Should Check in Winter

Be prepared this winter by keeping an eye on these things in your home.


Tout icon

How to Repair Rust on a Car

As long as vehicle body panels are made from steel, they're going to rust.


Tout icon

How To Clean Area Rugs Yourself

Learn how to properly clean area rugs yourself with this step-by-step guide.


Tout icon

How to Check Your Windshield Wiper Fluid

Checking your windshield wiper fluid is not like checking your oil — it doesn’t have a dipstick. You simply fill...

Tout icon

Deals We Love: Hammer Drill and Impact Driver Combo

Some of the biggest names in power tools partnered with The Home Depot for a month of savings.


Tout icon

How to Make Your Own Built In Shelves

Discover hidden storage space in your walls with these two built-in shelf projects.


Tout icon

IKEA’s Furniture Buy Back Program Launches Abroad Before Black Friday

IKEA's new international buy back program gives furniture a second life while reducing landfill waste. It's not available in the...


Tout icon

Best Ways to Get Rid of Rodents in Your House

Rodents are a part of nature that most people do not want in their home. Here are proven ways to...


Tout icon

How to Keep Mice and Other Pests Out of Your Home

How to keep out mice, squirrels, bats and other unwanted animals.

Tout icon

How to Build an Under-the-Stairs Storage Unit

Organized, easy-access storage — and lots of it!


Tout icon

15 Best Desks for Small Spaces

Think you don't have room for an office space? Think again. These beautiful desks for small spaces can fit anywhere!


Tout icon

How to Put Snow Chains on Your Tires

If you've purchased snow chains and don't know how to put them on your car (or you're just curious) don't...


Tout icon

A Surprising Hack to Keep Mice Away For Good

Mousetraps aren't the only tactic for keeping mice away. This simple, natural remedy will help keep those furry little creatures...


Tout icon

100 Uncommon Uses for Common Household Items

Brace yourself for 100 aha! moments. These unique uses for everyday items are downright genius.


Tout icon

How to Unlock a Car Door Without Your Keys

The next time you lock your keys in the car, you’ll want to try these genius tricks.


Tout icon

What to Know About Smart Home Automation

A smart home automation system links and controls your thermostat, lights, appliances, doorbells and more. This is your home, only...


22 Brainy Ways to Use Dryer Sheets at Home

Who knew dryer sheets had so many uses beyond making laundry smell fresh and feel soft? Here are 22 ways...

Magazine Cover

Subscribe & SAVE

1 Year Subscription for only $10!

Tout icon

Why Won’t My Windshield Wipers Turn Off?

Got windshield wipers that won't turn off? There are several possible causes. Learn why this problem happens and how to...


Tout icon

How to Disinfect Your DIY Face Mask

Masks need to be cleaned, too. Here are three methods to effectively disinfect your DIY face masks.


How to Keep Snakes Away from Your Yard and House

Learn how to keep snakes away from your yard and home, and what to do if one slithers in anyway.


Tout icon

How to Build Stronger Retaining Walls

Get strong, long-lasting retaining walls by learning how to properly build a wall.


Tout icon

How to Properly Dispose of Motor Oil

Disposing of used motor oil requires careful attention, but pays dividends for the environment. The bottom line: Recycling is the...


Tout icon

How to Efficiently Charge a Car Battery

Without a charged battery, your vehicle won't get you anywhere. Learn all about how to charge a battery so you...