LifeStyle: Home & Garden

3 Simple, Do-It-Yourself Energy Saving Window Tips For Winter

Tuesday  23:50,   02 january 2018

Replacement window companies would like you to think that new energy-saving windows are an absolute must if you want to lower your average heating bill or are serious about home weatherization. But if the recession has you cash-strapped, other home...[...]

7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Kids' Toys from Taking Over Your Home

Thursday  00:38,   28 december 2017

Conquer the clutter and reclaim the precious space you once ruled.It doesn't matter how organized you are - a surplus of toys will always ensure your house is a mess waiting to happen. Fortunately, getting kids on board with the idea of ditching...[...]

10 Decor Trends We Hope Disappear in 2018

Friday  02:21,   22 december 2017

Ah, 2017—the year we embraced all things textured, punchy, and muted pink, readily forfeiting practicality in the name of an Instagram-ready aesthetic. We’re not one to judge—there is still a time and place for rose gold and succulents! But as we...[...]

8 Home Upgrades That Always Pay Off, According to the Pros

Tuesday  00:00,   28 november 2017

Common logic would tell you that any and all improvements to your home would in fact improve your home value. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case (we’re looking at you, infinity-edge pool). If you’re contemplating a renovation, consider these...[...]

The Simple, Easy Way to Fix Carpet Dents Left by Furniture

Saturday  02:34,   18 november 2017

We all want our furniture to make a lasting impression—just not on our carpets. We all want our furniture to make a lasting impression—just not on our...[...]

9-5ers Guide to Keeping Your House Clean

Wednesday  02:52,   15 november 2017

When it comes to cleaning your house, it's all about dividing and conquering.If you begin and end each day with a little picking up, you'll never get swamped with housework again. Keeping a clean house begins with good habits like making your...[...]

The Best Way to Get Coffee Stains Out of Everything

Wednesday  23:05,   08 november 2017

Save your clothing, furniture or carpet from a clumsy mistake.What You'll Need: [...]

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

Tuesday  00:16,   07 november 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...[...]