By Bob Vila We used to think of late summer and early fall as the storm season, but with all the unpredictable weather lately, it… …read more Via:: Bob Villa… Read More


By Jennifer Noonan Three years ago, our family moved from a tiny New York City apartment to a sprawling 3,000-square-foot house in Delaw… …read more Via:: Bob Villa… Read More


Say goodbye to Stuart Little! A mouse infestation can be enough to make anyone skittish. Those pesky critters can carry a plethora of dangerous diseases and cause plenty of damage to your home, tearing up walls and wiring. But never fear: Our collection of easy strategies will both help you rid your home of mice… Read More


Old wooden crates tend to evoke feelings of nostalgia—of the simple, good life. They also happen to be an amazingly versatile (and often free) source of inspiration for creative furniture, decorative home accents, inventive storage solutions, and more. From natural to rustic to vintage, each wooden crate has its own distinct character. What you do… Read More


With life more hectic than ever, we are all eager to fashion our homes as restful, relaxing sanctuaries. For a haven away from the cares of the world, include such essentials as comfortable furnishings and objects with sentimental value. Thoughtful color selection is another effective way to achieve serenity. Soothing shades range from snowy white… Read More


In tiny dorm rooms split shared with a roommate—sometimes more than one—floorspace is like water in the desert. It’s a precious thing. Use these easy, affordable DIY dorm storage ideas to keep clutter neatly contained and off the floor. And soon, you’ll be the talk of all the Type-A’s! …read more Via:: Bob Villa… Read More


No matter where you live, be it city, suburb, or country, noise is just about everywhere. Even the quietest of neighborhoods regularly experience some level of noise disturbance. So, what’s the best way to tackle the issue? Follow this three-part approach: Reduce noise transmission from the outside, reduce the noise that your household generates, and… Read More