If you'd like to make some home improvements now and recoup those costs when you sell, these are the 10 renovations that earn the best return.
If you're thinking about tackling a big DIY project, you may want to think again. Screw one of these projects up, and it could ruin your home's value — or worse.
From decluttering to volunteering to getting healthy and much more, these 52 projects give you something to work on every weekend of the year.
If you are willing to put in some time and work, you may be able to save money on your next home purchase by buying a fixer-upper. Here's what to look for.
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Floss isn't just for freshening breath and fighting plaque; it's also amazing for DIY fixes and curing everyday problems. Discover these 14 great uses.
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This winter, stay warm and toasty on the cheap with these fast, frugal, and easy ways to winterize your home.
From outdated appliances to that weird wallpaper the previous tenant put up in the kitchen, there are plenty of ways to save on big-ticket decor improvements.
If you're eventually planning to sell your home want to spruce it up, follow these suggestions to make savvy improvements that provide the best ROI.
Borrowing extra for an energy efficient mortgage can lower your utility costs and generate significant savings...as long as you make sure the math adds up.
There is a great way to save money when you make a purchase, but it has nothing to do with store sales or having a coupon.
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Winterizing your home doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. Here are 7 DIY tips to winterize your home for almost nothing in an afternoon.
Winterize your home with simple repair and maintenance tasks to keep cost low and your home safe during the cold months of the year.
Home organization is often such a monumental task that families just neglect doing it. Here's an idea to help you organize for much less money and much less time.
Doing your own home repairs saves lots of money, and these resources can give you the training you need to ensure your "fix" doesn't make the problem worse.
From wallets to emergency sunglasses and even boats, duct tape really can fix (or make) almost anything.
I’ll admit that my family is the “cobbling” kind of people. Our depression-era farm house was slapped together in a sturdy, but irregular fashi
If you're in the market for a new home (new to you or new period), make sure you aren't paying premium prices for so-so materials, and don't underestimate the expenses and headache
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