home maintenance

Make Your Fridge Last (Almost) Forever With These 8 Tips

Take care of your fridge, and it will take care of your food for years and years. Start with these simple refrigerator maintenance tricks.

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.

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.

Home Maintenance and Repair: What's an Emergency and What Can Wait?

If you're budget is tight and you have home repairs on the horizon, use this list to determine which projects can wait and which ones need your immediate attention.

The Top 10 DIY Jobs Homeowners Should Avoid

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.

January: The Perfect Maintenance Month

Recently I learned several annual money-saving maintenance tips. All it took was a little snooping around my husband.

7 DIY Tips to Winterize Your Home for Cheap

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.