Articles on DIY

8 Easy DIY Car Repairs to Save Big

When it comes to small auto repairs, skip the repair shop and find your inner greasemonkey — it's much cheaper and plenty satisfying, too.

8 Cheap Ways to Deter Garden Pests

If pests are enjoying your garden more than you are, reclaim your space with some cheap, non-toxic critter control.

5 Homemade Stain Removers That Actually Work

For pesky household stains, skip the store-bought cleaners — you can beat the grime with common household items you already have.

8 Ways to Eliminate Ants Without an Exterminator

You don't need harsh chemicals when the ants come marching into your home — try one of these simple eco-friendly solutions, instead!

10 Unexpected Uses for Laundry Detergent

Who says laundry soap is just for clothes? Try it for one of these other common household clean ups.

15 Awesomely Fun Toys You Can DIY

Your little ones don't need pricey (and breakey) big-box playthings when you make their very own awesome toys at home.

9 Home Improvements You Should Always Negotiate

Hiring pros to tackle your biggest home improvement projects is unavoidable. What is avoidable is paying exactly what they ask.

9 DIY Landscaping and Gardening Skills That Will Save You Money

It's not too late to get your summer garden to bloom — and it doesn't take a lot of money, either. Get outside and get dirty!

7 DIY Crafts That Will Save You Money

You can save some serious cash by making decor, gifts, and home goods — without spending a lot on tools and supplies. Let's get crafty!

7 Homemade Beauty Treatments That Actually Work

Skip the beauty aisle and save some money, too. Go au-naturale instead with these seven homemade beauty treatments — they really work!

8 DIY Backyard Home Improvements That Save You Big

Summer's around the corner, which means extra hours in the day for home improvement. Spruce up your backyard with a spiffy and affordable project.

15 Quick Clothing and Shoe Repair Fixes You Should Own

Run in your stockings? Zipper won't budge? Don't miss a beat with these 15 quick clothing and shoe fixes.

Best Money Tips: How to Save Money on Your DIY Projects

Today we found some great articles ways to save money on your next DIY project, the best homemade face masks for acne, and a space-saving way to fold your plastic bags.

Best Money Tips: Creative DIY Blogs That Help You Save Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some cool articles on money-saving DIY blogs, habits of motivated people, and the worst airports for penny pinchers.

7 Basic Sewing Tricks That Will Save You Money

Save money and add another DIY skill to your wheelhouse by mending your own damaged clothing. Start with these techniques!

7 Old Fashioned Skills That Save You Money

Take DIY to the next level (and save money) with this collection of easy-to-acquire homesteading skills.

Best Money Tips: Life-Changing Ways to Repurpose Household Items

Today we found some great articles on life-changing ways to repurpose household items, characteristics of those who are serious about their debt, and tips to stay ahead at work.

10 Cool Uses for a Slow Cooker

A Crock-Pot is handy to have around, and not just for delicious stews. Find out what else you can do with your slow cooker besides cook dinner.

12 Awesome Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar

From dressing your salad to softening your callouses, you'll find a use for apple cider vinegar in every room of your home.

10 Bathroom Purchases for Under $10 That Are Well Worth the Money

Make your bathroom brighter, tidier, and more efficient with some cheap products and simple hacks that won't smudge your budget.