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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
4 Easy DIY Ways to Finish Your Basement Stairs
Just like any other part of your house—whether it’s your HVAC unit or roof—the stairs will eventually wear out and need to be…
maintenance and care
Homeowner 101: How to Patch a Drywall Hole
Patching a drywall hole is a skill that intimidates a lot of people—I know because I used to be one of them. But don’t worry, because…
maintenance and care
How to Prevent Indoor Pipes From Freezing
Having a water pipe freeze then burst inside your home is quite a headache. It can create a huge, wet mess, and it can also be expensive,…
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
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…