Home repair

25 Cheap and Easy Fixes That Make Your House Look Amazing

Whether you're getting your home ready for sale or just getting it ship-shape, these 25 projects are easy, affordable, and rewarding!

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.

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.

10 Easy Plumbing Repairs That Don't Require a Plumber

Tired of paying for plumbing repairs? A plumbing industry veteran shares 10 easy repairs that don't require an expensive visit from the plumber.

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.

Is DIY Home Renovating for You?

Before you start a DIY home renovation project, consider this question — are you really the right person for the job?

10 Great Ways to Use Duct Tape

From the kitchen to the clothes closet to medicine cabinet, discover unexpected ways that duct tape can help out all around the house.

10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains

When you're faced with a clogged drain and the plunger won't work, these 10 techniques could save you the cost of a plumber.

5 Household Fixes You Should Stop Paying Others For

You don't have to be a handyman to take care of household hiccups. Instead, save money by handling these common problems yourself.

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.

How to Winterize Your Home for Maximum Savings

Winterize your home with simple repair and maintenance tasks to keep cost low and your home safe during the cold months of the year.

The many reasons--besides frugality--to do for yourself

Doing for yourself--cooking your own meals, making your own clothes, growing your own vegetables, playing your own music, baking your own bread--is sometimes justified on the groun

Like DIY? Avoid These 10 Costly Mistakes

I scoured the web looking for the obvious and not-so-obvious mistakes DIY addicts make and compiled this list.