4 Pro Secrets For DIY House Painting

A hand with a paint roller covered in teal blue paint, painting over a white wall

When it comes to refreshing your home, nothing delivers a bigger bang for your buck than paint: You can add significant value and improve your home’s energy efficiency (yep, you can!) by doing it yourself. And, of course, the DIY approach will save you money—about $2,000 on an exterior job …keep reading

Conquer Clutter For Good. Really.

photos of organized piles of clothing and pillows

If you fantasize about living in a spotless and super-organized home, but never manage to throw anything away, that’s a problem—and not just because clutter is an eyesore.

Those piles and stacks can become a fire hazard, notes Lisa Zaslow, a professional organizer and founder of Gotham Organizers. …keep reading