In the market for a fresh-cut Christmas tree?  When you head out on the hunt for that perfect annual pine, keep these tips in mind:

-- Before leaving home, remember to measure the space for your tree BOTH horizontally AND vertically – and bring the tape measure with you to the tree farm!  The...

Are wrinkles or loose spots in your carpet getting on your nerves?  If you’re an enthusiastic do-it-yourselfer, I’ve got good news.  With some rented equipment and a little sweat equity, you can fix those flaws by re-stretching your carpet. 

When areas of carpet become wrinkled and loose, not...

The easiest and cheapest way to redecorate a room?  Rearrange the furniture! 

Rearranging furniture is 100% free, so it’s the perfect way to revitalize the look of your home when you’re on a tight budget. 

You can also trade furniture between rooms – swap a side table, change lamps.  Borrow a...

Giving a family room or guest bedroom a fresh coat of paint is an inexpensive way to “re-decorate” in time for the winter holidays.  A brand new color, plus some accessories to contrast or coordinate – a vase, a throw, some wall art – can give a space a completely new look in a snap.

So what’s...

Stairs are among the more precarious spots in the home, but they can be even more hazardous without the right hardware.  To keep everyone safe, follow these tips for pairing the right hardware with each set of stairs in your home:

-- Stairs with at least three steps should have a hand rail...