If you’re planning to put your house on the market this season, do some basic spring cleaning to spruce up its curb appeal. Find out what curb appeal chores to tackle before you do bigger projects like repairs, planting and painting.
Find out why it's not worth trying to redirect water from an underground spring that is causing wetness in your backyard. If the puddling area is small, you should just live with it.
Get tips on creating easy-care seasonal gardens for any outdoor space. Container gardening is an inexpensive and easy gardening solution that can improve any outdoor space. Here’s how to pick the best contain garden plants and containers.
Learn about garden design ideas for apartments and houses. Find out how to plant hanging pot gardens, a roof garden, vegetable garden or a vertical wall garden.
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Learn how to prevent and fix basement leaks and solve 99 percent of wet basement blues. These waterproofing improvements are inexpensive and can usually be done yourself or with a little help from your friends.
My basement just flooded in the latest storm. I can’t figure out the source of the leak and now have wet, moldy carpet. I need to dry it out and figure out how to get the moldy smell out of the house. Any suggestions to fix a wet basement? Darcy D., Chicago, IL OK, first Read the full article…
Get ready for Halloween by putting up decorations, and at the same time, check your wiring and electrical.
Adding attractive photos to your online listing is one of the most important things you can do to help sell your home. There are a number of budget-friendly ways to spruce up your home’s exterior and entice online viewers to your front door for an in-person look.
Find out how to diagnose and address lawn problems, such as brown spots, dry patches, pests, fungal disease and dog damage. Get tips on solving common lawn issues and learn how to completely restart with a new lawn if yours is beyond saving.