LifeStyle: Home & Garden

6 Top Tips for Avoiding Frozen Pipes—and Winter's Worst Home Disaster

Tuesday  00:16,   07 november 2017
Bob Vila

The big freeze has many homeowners scrambling for insulation and space heaters, but some of the most important areas to examine in the home during the winterization process are the plumbing pipes. When it comes to severe winter threats to your home, [...]

13 Smart Ways to Clean and Organize Your Cupboards

Monday  21:06,   06 november 2017
Taste of Home

Feeling overwhelmed by kitchen clutter? These kitchen organization tips can help you sort your stuff and tidy your cabinets—and keep them that way.Whether your kitchen cupboards need an overhaul or you just need to tackle the junk drawer, here's how [...]

How to Throw a Killer Day of the Dead Party

Saturday  00:18,   28 october 2017
Southern Living

Most cultures mourn the dead, but on Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead), Mexican families rejoice. Today, Día de Muertos last from October 31 to November 2, in connection with the Catholic All Saint’s Day and All Hollow’s Day. During this time,[...]

19 Surprising Items You Can Throw in the Washing Machine

Friday  23:51,   27 october 2017
TODAY

If you're only using your washing machine for clothes and linens, you're working way too hard.From car mats to Legos, we've compiled a list of 19 things you can toss in the washing machine to clean! We think you'll be happily[...]

The Hack That Will Give You So Much More Space in Your Kitchen

Friday  02:38,   27 october 2017
Southern Living

If there’s anything that Mama taught us, it’s how to make a little go a long way. We’re well versed in the art of stretching a casserole to feed unexpected guests, and we’re experts at pulling off an entire room makeover with just one can of paint[...]

8 Ways You’re Abusing Your Kitchen Knives Without Knowing It

Wednesday  23:45,   25 october 2017
Taste of Home

From the wrong cutting boards to improper sharpening to the dreaded dishwasher, here are some of the most common mistakes that are dulling and damaging kitchen knives.Gadgets come and go, but kitchen knives are among the home cook's most valuable[...]

Everything You Should Know About Designing a Home for Aging in Place

Wednesday  01:50,   25 october 2017
Architectural Digest

Want to stay put? Here's a guideIn anticipation of this trend’s impact, New York City’s Department for the Aging released an Aging in Place Guide in 2016 outlining how simple design choices can allow seniors to safely live independently for[...]

How to Get Rid of Weeds Once and For All - Without Ruining Your Lawn

Tuesday  22:41,   24 october 2017
PopSugar

The battle for weed-free grass is something almost every homeowner will deal with at some point. Weeds like crab grass, dandelions, ivy, clover, bluegrass, and chickweed are some of the most common culprits when it comes to sullying the appearance[...]

How to Get Rid of Weeds Once and For All - Without Ruining Your Lawn

Tuesday  22:40,   24 october 2017
PopSugar

The battle for weed-free grass is something almost every homeowner will deal with at some point. Weeds like crab grass, dandelions, ivy, clover, bluegrass, and chickweed are some of the most common culprits when it comes to sullying the appearance[...]

Turn Your Horrible Overhead Lighting into a Perfect Glow

Saturday  00:30,   21 october 2017
Architectural Digest

Where there's a dimmer switch, there's a wayThe good news for anyone who's ever cursed their overheads: Installing dimmer switches is as simple as changing out the existing switches (and switch plates)—easy if you're competent with wiring,[...]

Leak Detectors: Your Best Bet to Ward Off Water Woes

Friday  01:01,   20 october 2017
Bob Vila

Your home represents your single greatest investment, and you treat it accordingly by taking precautions to safeguard against any number of worst-case scenarios. You arm the security system on your way out the door, and you also make a habit of[...]

10 Ways to Make a Small Bathroom Look Bigger

Wednesday  22:40,   18 october 2017
Zillow

Can't knock down walls? No problem! Work a little design magic to make even the tiniest bathroom feel spacious.Bring in as much light as possible. Light, bright rooms always feel more spacious than dark and drab[...]

There Is a Right Way to Clean Your Smelly Garbage Disposal

Tuesday  23:03,   17 october 2017
Southern Living

If there’s a horrible stench in your kitchen, chances are it’s coming from the sink—or, the garbage disposal to put it more accurately. It’s no secret the garbage disposal is an indispensable kitchen appliance. Not only does it shred food scraps[...]

14 Ultrafunctional Ideas to Steal for Your Entryway

Tuesday  18:20,   17 october 2017
Bob Vila

First impressions are the most lasting. Ensure that your home makes a memorable one by designing an entryway that features dazzling decor, functional furnishings, bold lighting fixtures, and smart storage solutions.  Photo:[...]

How to Fix a Door That Keeps Sticking

Thursday  01:25,   12 october 2017
Architectural Digest

You just had to shove your shoulder against the basement door for the umpteenth time to budge it open. During this hellish process, you probably thought to yourself, Why does everything have to be so hard?! Guess what? It doesn't. Your old[...]