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Other Home Projects Resources

Everything you need to know to complete your Other Home Projects home improvement project.

maintenance and care
How to Increase the Energy Efficiency of a Fireplace
Fireplaces generate a lot of heat—as long as you’re standing right in front of them. Otherwise, they can suck all the heat right out of…
maintenance and care
Warning: Learn These Home Heating Fire Hazards
Heating your home with poorly maintained equipment is like playing with fire—sometimes quite literally! Even if you don’t have a…
maintenance and care
What Are Your Best Eco-Friendly De-icing Options?
What’s the most eco-friendly way to deal with wintry ice on sidewalks, driveways, porches and steps? Most people stock up on bags of…
maintenance and care
10 Spooky Window Decorations to Get Your Home Ready for Halloween
Believe it or not, Halloween is almost here—the perfect time to dress up, embrace your inner werewolf, and get scared. We love this…
maintenance and care
What Should I Turn the Thermostat to During the Day?
What’s the ideal temperature to set your thermostat to during the day? Like many homeowners, you might often wonder about just how…
maintenance and care
Install a Window Box Planter for Instant Curbside Appeal
Affordable window updates are few and far between, but a hanging planter installed outside the kitchen or under a set of living room…
maintenance and care
Tips for Saving Energy in Your Home: Cooling
Climate control is the largest energy expense of a typical U.S. home. It’s easy to cut back a little on water use or turn off the lights…
maintenance and care
Dress Up Your Deck With A DIY Gas Fire Pit
Gas fire pits are a newer trend that marry the cozy warmth of a backyard fire with ease and convenience. As much fun as it is to roast…