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Can you paint cedar siding? What you need to know
Can cedar be painted? Cedar siding is beautiful on its own, but if you choose to give it a little spruce with some paint, read this first.
10 simple yard cleanup tips that will make your life easier
Discover 10 simple and effective yard cleanup tips to revive your overgrown outdoor space. Learn how to create a beautiful oasis for your family to enjoy.
Can you lay sod over existing grass? What you need to know
Laying sod down is a complicated process. Is it worth it to pull up the old stuff or can you lay sod over existing grass? Find out here.
6 times you should absolutely choose an eggshell paint finish
Not sure what paint finish is right for your painting project? These are all the times you should choose that eggshell paint.
Use these natural, chemical-free crabgrass killers to take back your overgrown lawn
Want to take out crabgrass without chemicals? Use one of these natural crabgrass killers to finally take back your lawn.
Why your home should have an areca palm (and how to care for it)
Want to bring a slice of the tropics into your home? This is what you need to know about growing an areca palm indoors.
What’s the best paint for a kitchen table? What you need to know
Read this guide before you paint your kitchen table. We'll give you useful tips.
How often should you water new sod? What you need to know
One missed watering in conjunction with normal summer heat can cause the individual pieces of sod to shrink away from one another, leaving a patchwork lawn.
When you should (and shouldn’t) put used coffee grounds in your garden
How do you know if you should put used coffee grounds in your garden? We’ve researched the pros and cons so you can make your own decision.
One of the best realtors in the country gave us their top tips for buying a home in 2023
If you're a first-time home buyer, don't stress. A realtor reveals their best tips on how to buy a house.
7 summer home improvement projects to hop on right now
Before you embark on any new DIY projects, check out these summer home improvement projects many homeowners neglect.
Spruce up your kitchen with these eye-catching kitchen cabinet colors
There's a lot to consider when picking a kitchen cabinet color. These timeless cabinet colors will look great in any home.
Protect your investment: Everything you need to know about roof cleaning
Here's a simple how-to guide on roof cleaning and what you need to know to protect your investment.
How to fix a toilet handle (and 5 other bathroom fixes homeowners should know)
If this is your first time in a new home, ensure you know how to fix a toilet handle and other simple fixes to common bathroom issues.
4 things you should never bother to fix when selling your house
There are upgrades that increase the value of your house when you're selling it, and some that just cost money with no ROI. Don't bother with these projects.
A competitive rental market is pressuring one rural market more than anywhere else
If you're looking to rent and are flexible on where you live, this report gives a wealth of information by state to help you make an informed decision.
It’s not your imagination: Apartments are getting smaller
New research from RentCafe shows some staggering new insights into apartment sizes today. And they are getting smaller.
Buying a forever home? This site shows how future flooding could affect your neighborhood
For those looking to buy on one of the coasts, flooding can be one of those risks you need to think about when finding your forever home.
Black mold vs. mildew: Which is more dangerous and how to remove it
How can you tell black mold vs. mildew? And how do you remove these unwanted growths in your home?
New research says your smart home devices are teeming with bacteria
A new study proves our smart home devices may be teeming with bacteria. Here’s what you need to know.
5 easy ways to spruce up your living room for spring
Want to refresh your living room this spring beyond the usual spring cleaning? Try these easy, beautiful options.
Mortgage rates expected to stay high through 2023: Study says
Mortgage rates are expected to stay above 7% through 2023, a new study from Realtor.com says.
Level Lock review: The smart home is finally classy again
Level Lock promises smart lock brains with a subdued, familiar aesthetic. Does it deliver? Read our review!
Homebuying budgets: New report says buyers have unrealistic expectations
If you're in the market for a new house, do your homework before diving in. Set realistic budget expectations with these facts and tips.
5 expert tips for selling a home when it isn’t a seller’s market
Lindsay McLean, the CEO of HomeLister, offers her expert tips for selling your home when it isn't a seller's market.
This handy chart shows you all the common (and not-so-common) roof types
Curious about which roof types are best for your new home? This chart shows you the names and designs of the most popular roof styles.
These are the 5 things every homeowner needs for repairs and maintenance of their house
Every homeowner needs a few essential home repair tools in their arsenal. Here's what you need to have on hand.
The best tall indoor plants to liven up your living room
Change the energy of your living room by adding one of these five tall indoor plants to lighten the mood.
Should you ditch your gas stove? Unpacking the controversy – and what you can do about it
Are gas stoves hazardous to your health? That question has become the source of a heated debate. Here's why and what you can do.
Terracotta is a versatile color: How to decorate with this amazing hue
Curious about terracotta decor for your home? This is how to decorate with it and how to choose colors that complement terracotta hues.
Keep your renovation from taking forever: 5 expert tips to help you stay on track
Home renovations present problems that could make your remodel take forever. Try this expert advice to save time on your next project.
The best hanging indoor plants for your living room to give you a relaxing vibe
By now, many of us have caught on to the indoor plant trend. To change it up a bit, why not try adding some hanging indoor plants to your space?
These are the household products Reddit agrees you should always buy brand name
Household products can add up, especially when you consider all the different types you need to keep on hand as a homeowner.
Housing market decline continues: Moody’s releases its revised forecast
Moody's Analytics released its forecast detailing the current state of the housing market decline. Here's what you need to know.
What colors go with purple? 8 captivating shades for your home
Need to know which colors go with purple in your space? These eight colors will match your purple palette.
Study shows 25% of homeowners want to move, but we have 5 reasons not to sell your home
Now may not be the best time to sell. Here are five reasons not to sell your home.
A startling number of 2022 homebuyers are already underwater – find out why
Homebuyers beware: Many 2022 homebuyers are finding they have underwater mortgages. Here's why.
What products to use to keep your driveway and yard safe from ice and salt: A winter guide
Most of us have to melt ice in our driveways during the winter, but it can have an effect on your landscaping if you do it wrong. Here's what you need to know.
Recall alert: These popular washing machines could pose a fire hazard
Washing machines these days have tons of new tech and features, but mostly, you want them to be safe. Check here to be sure your machine isn't a hazard.
Avoid catastrophe: How to unfreeze pipes and save your home from water damage
Frozen pipes can be disastrous and should be dealt with fast. Here's what you should do to unfreeze pipes and prevent water damage.
The house maintenance tasks homeowners think first-time buyers should know
If you're buying a home for the first time, you'll want to pay attention to the advice of people who have been there before with these tips.
December 31, 2022
Don’t ruin Christmas: Avoid these safety mistakes when decorating outside
Safety first! Don't make these mistakes when decorating your yard for Christmas.
November 29, 2022
How to build your own home security system without breaking the bank
Want to build a custom home security system? Here are some ideas.
November 24, 2022
5 washable paint brands perfect for keeping kitchen walls clean and beautiful
These washable paint brands are perfect when you're looking for new kitchen paint ideas.
November 23, 2022
Preparing wood before painting: The basics
Prep your wood before painting so you get a gorgeous, smooth paint job. This is how to get the perfect wood-painting results.
November 14, 2022
The best beige colors for your home (and, no, they’re not boring)
Beige doesn't have to be dull and lifeless. These are some of the best beige paint colors that will complement your space.
November 10, 2022
Are two-tone walls stylish again?
The two-tone wall trend is in style once again with a few new twists. We have some ideas to help you create a stunning look in your space.
November 9, 2022
The best ways to heat a basement (from super affordable to total reno)
Is your basement too cold to be livable? Here are all the pros and cons of the most popular basement heating options available.
November 4, 2022
How to close a pool for winter so you can protect your investment for years to come
Follow this guide for closing your pool for the winter.
October 30, 2022
How to clean your air conditioner coils inside your house
Cleaning your air conditioner is essential for the health and safety of everyone in your home. Here's how to do it yourself at the end of the A/C season.
October 29, 2022