Easy ways to brighten up your garden with color after the flowers of spring have faded.
Raising chickens in your backyard is easier than ever—and takes less time than you think. Here’s everything you need to know.
Slimy garden slugs can eat your garden seedlings. Here’s how to get rid of them and even turn them into bait for birds.
A home security system monitored by a security company is supposed to increase your safety…
In recent years, pros who study tree growth have learned new information and have changed the standard planting advice.
Rather than destroy a tree you no longer want, you can sell it.
Here come the snow and ice! Keeping your driveway, walkways and steps clear and safe…
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A design expert describes exactly what you could do with the paint “colors of the year” to enhance your home.
Six things you need to know to prevent color-perception problems from undermining your home interior decoration.
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You can benefit from this 12-step program to get your lawn off “drugs” and go organic.
Late winter/early spring is the time to prep your garden and lawn. But doing it wrong does more harm than good. Here’s what to do—and not do.
Many of the best-known, wood cleaners, including Murphy Oil Soap and Mop & Glo, are bad for your wood floors.
A home sauna, in your backyard or inside your home, is a great way to benefit from sauna health benefits. Here’s what you need before you buy.
Products and strategies that an air-quality expert uses to improve the air quality of his home.
You probably own a fire extinguisher that may not work in the event of a fire. And even if it does, you might not use it the right way.
Truly preparing your house for winter can protect vital systems and greatly reduce energy bills. Here are the best ways to do it.