Old socks can be used to dust furniture. Old socks make great cleaning rags because old socks hold dust and won't scratch furniture.

Interior Remodeling

New water-based paint strippers are just as effective and easy to use as regular paint strippers.

Decorating and Design

Learn how to use track lighting to your home's advantage.


Remove stains on your dryer's tumbler with a laundry stain treatment, a spray cleaner or a mild abrasive, then dry a load of old towels or rags for about 25 minutes.The cleaning and drying process will remove the stain on your dryer's tumbler so that the next time you do a load of laundry, you won't have to worry about the dryer transfering any stains on your clean laundry.

Laundry Rooms

When building your own bookcase, keep the bookcase shelf length at 32 to 36 inches. When building your own bookcase, use dadoes and rabbet joints to secure the bookcase, then glue the joints so your bookcase will last a long time.

Storage and Organization

Stained tile grout can be dyed. First, clean the tile grout with a household cleaner and a stiff brush. After the tile grout is dry, you can apply colorant to the tile grout.

Bathroom Remodeling

Learn how getting some much needed yardwork done in the winter can cut down the amount needed in the spring.


Find out what product works best to replace the exterior trim on your home.

Exterior Remodeling

Learn how to prevent falls in your bathroom and how to improve bath safety.

Home Safety

Give new life to your silk plants by giving them a good cleaning. Here are some tips on how to clean your silk plants the quick and easy way.

Decor Planning

Learn how cold water can be just as effective as hot water when washing clothes and save you money.


Fluorescent lights provide an energy-efficient lighting source and a long life. Learn the benefits of using fluorescent bulbs to light your home.

Green Home, Saving Energy

Add moldings for a custom look and unique style to your home. Moldings serve an important structural purpose to your home by attractively disguising joints between walls and ceilings, floors, windows, and doors.

Molding and Trim

Clean ceramic tile floors with a solution of vinegar and water. Vinegar will leave your ceramic tile floor clean and streak free.


Whether you're buying or selling a home, home inspectors can help determine the condition of the home and make sure that both buyer and seller are protected.

Buying or Selling a Home

How to make sure the soil beneath your home is safe before you build.