DIY Projects & Ideas

  1. Upgrade Your Garage Floor
    Update your garage floor with RUST-OLEUM RockSolid Kit

    Watch @an.adorned.adobe show how she saved thousands with her DIY Epoxy Garage Floor

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  2. How to Get Rid of Leaves: 5 Alternatives to Bagging for Pickup
    Placing fall leaves in plastic bags for disposal

    Many adults today have childhood memories of raking leaves and playing in the leaf piles. Some parents today pass on that tradition and let their kids enjoy the leaves before bagging them. Did you know there are other ways to use those leaves? Instead

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  3. Achieving Ideal Home Humidity
    Window with condesation from high humidity in house

    Most people pay close attention to indoor air temperature. Feeling uncomfortable due to temperature is an easy problem to identify. However, it can be harder to connect humidity to home issues or discomfort. It does have several potential effects on both,

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  4. 5 Tips to Winterize Your Home's Exterior
    Patio furniture covers in snow during winter

    It’s time to get ready for cold weather! Before the first frost hits, prep your home's exterior with these simple projects. They’ll prevent damage to your home during the long winter months.

    Step 1: Clean and Repair Gutters

    In late fal

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  5. How to Caulk a Waterproof & Airtight Seal
    Man sealing window sill with caulk

    Caulk and sealant are an indispensable part of any homeowner’s toolbox. Whether you’re using them for waterproofing, or to keep your home airtight and energy-efficient, knowing how to properly apply them is a must so that they work effectively. These sea

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  6. Why Settle for One Color? Two-Tone Paint Ideas
    Two-toned room painted mustard and white

    Why paint a room’s walls just one color when you can experiment with two-tone painting? Two-tone painting creates visual interest by using two colors on one wall, divided horizontally, for example. This technique allows you to be creative in your rooms’ col

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  7. How to Paint a Room Like a Pro
    Hunter green room with blue chair and orange accent pillow

    If this is your first time painting a room you're in luck. It's a great project for any novice do-it-yourselfer. With the right tools and advice, you can give any room in your home an instant update without spending a lot of time or money.

    Step

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  8. Painting Ideas for Kids’ Rooms
    Mom and son having fun painting room

    If any rooms in the house call for imaginative spin, it’s your children’s. Take advantage of the opportunity and create the perfect personal hideaway that your kids will love. Not sure exactly how to start? Keep reading for some decorative painting ide

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  9. 7 Tips to Decorate Safely for the Holidays
    Holiday decor near fireplace

    Decorating your home for the holidays, both inside and out, is a fun and festive family activity. Do it with safety in mind to keep both your loved ones and your home safe from fire, electrical and other hazards this holiday season.

    Fire Safety

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  10. How to Install a Programmable Thermostat
    Smart home thermostat installed in modern house

    A programmable thermostat is a great investment for your home. It allows your HVAC system to regulate temperature settings automatically, making adjustments for different times of the day or night. This can save you a great deal of money on utility bills.

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  11. 7 Tips to Winterize Your Home's Interior
    Insulated home in winter snow

    Winter is coming and it's time to prepare your home for the coming chill. There are a few things you can do to help take the bite out of what lies ahead. Sealing leaks in windows and doors and checking your furnace, water heater and chimney will help

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  12. How to Choose a Furnace Filter
    Replacing furnace filter

    Furnace filters help keep your HVAC system’s parts clean and running efficiently while also scrubbing the air that the system blows throughout your home. You can prolong the life of your heating and air conditioning components and breathe easy by periodically r

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  13. How to Clean & Maintain a Furnace
    Installing clean filter to maintain furnace

    Once a year you should take some time to perform a checkup on your natural gas furnace. Routine maintenance and cleaning will help you ward off the cold, keep heating bills low and make your home more energy-efficient. You can also save money by doing

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  14. Dress Your Home with Holiday Delight
    Hanging Christmas lights at holiday party

    Turning your home into a “Winter Wonderland” this holiday season is simple. This project will help you choose natural holiday décor, as well as show you how to use indoor and outdoor lighting that will dress up your home for the holidays.

    Decorate with

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  15. How to Clean & Store Garden Tools
    Lawn and garden tools ready for cleaning and storage

    You don't have to wait until the end of the season to protect your tool investment. It's good practice to rinse your tools off after each use, dry them thoroughly and apply a light coat of oil to all metal parts. Use a stiff-bristle brush to clean stubborn,

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  16. Winter's Coming: Prep Your Perennials for Next Spring
    Chrysanthemums in autumn frost

    Perennials are a fairly hassle-free way to enjoy colorful vegetation each year. Once they are planted, with the right care and attention, they come back every spring. As long as you put in a little work in the fall to prepare them for winter, they will

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