Articles on Home

13 Things You Must Inspect Before Signing a Rental Agreement

Before you sign a lease, inspect the property carefully using this checklist. If you don't, you could be on the hook for big expenses when you move out.

8 Ways You Can Use Towel Rods for Efficient Storage and Display

A towel rod can do a lot more than keep your towels off the floor. Read on to learn what else they can do for you.

5 DIY Laundry Detergent Recipes

Clean your clothes without cleaning out your wallet by using these DIY detergents that work great and feature no unpronounceable additives.

The 5 Best Mops

Cleaning floors can be a pain — make it easy with one of these great mops.

25 Essential Tricks for Quick and Easy Cleaning

Who has time to clean? Get your place ship shape in a hurry with this collection of clever cleaning shortcuts.

Make Your Dishwasher Last (Almost) Forever With These 6 Tricks

A modern new dishwasher should last 15 years, but you can extend the machine's useful lifetime much longer than that with a few simple maintenance chores.

How to Host House Guests Without Going Crazy

The next time you have house guests, follow these suggestions to make the stay easier on both you and your guests.

7 Kitchen Gadgets That Save You Money

Unleashing your inner chef (or barista or butcher) is one reason to buy these make it yourself kitchen gadgets. Saving money is another!

15 Unexpected Uses for Peanut Butter

You love it on sandwiches. After you get to know it better, you'll also love peanut butter in your hair, on your windshield, and in your ice cream cones.

Must-Do Home Maintenance That Saves You Money...and Might Save Your Family

You've probably heard that some home repairs are better investments than others. These will increase your home's value and make it safer for your family.

10 Cool Tool Gifts for Fixer Uppers

For the DIYer nothing brings holiday cheer as well as the right tool for the job. Find it in this collection of gifts that get 'er done.

15 Amazing Uses for Baby Powder

Baby powder is not just for babies! Discover how it can do everything from cleaning pets to fixing squeaky floors.

DIY Home Defense: 10 Ways to Protect Your Home From Burglars

Almost 75% of burglaries in the U.S. occur at residential properties. Make these simple DIY home improvements to protect your home and your stuff.

20 Ways to Live Large in a Small Space

Clutter piles up fast and eats up your square footage — especially if you live in a small space. Make the most of the space you have with these simple space makers.

40 Ways to Use Spray Paint for Cheap and Easy Decorating

Need to touch up an old wheelbarrow? Create holiday decorations? Punch up an interior space? Reach for a can of versatile, easy-to-use spray paint.

Best Money Tips: Save on Cable and Internet

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save on cable and internet, frugal birthday parties for kids, and steps before tying the knot.

Hang Frames Perfectly Every Time With These 5 Picture Hanging Hacks

Decorate your place with pictures, artwork, and anything else in a frame quickly and accurately with these simple tricks.

20 Unexpected Uses for Tension Rods

Tension rods are great for curtains, but don't stop there. The inexpensive hardware store staple has lots of household uses, from organizing an office to hiding the kids.

Best Money Tips: How to Save on Home Decor

Today we found some awesome articles on saving on home decor, travel hacks that will save you time and money, and getting your spouse involved with family finances.

Save Time, Money, and Hassle by Bundling Your Home Repairs

A long list of home repairs can seem daunting. Bidding them as a bundle makes the job easier for a contractor — and worthy of a discount for you.