Maintenance & Repairs

How to Get Rid of Ants

Do-it-yourself solutions for getting rid of ants. Plus, tricks for preventing them from invading your house in the first place.

8 Secrets Only Real Estate Agents Know

Tips they might not have always been able (or willing) to share with their clients.

How to Prep Your Air Conditioner for Summer

Before you crank up that AC, keep these tips in mind.

These Household Items Are Relationship Deal Breakers

You might want to start buying toilet paper in bulk. 

The Most-Talked About Organization Book is Set to Become a TV Show

Marie Kondo’s bestselling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, is getting the sitcom treatment.

7 Creepy House Oddities, Explained

Haunted by a household head-scratcher? You're not alone. Here are RS Facebook fans' most common unsolved mysteries, and pro advice to make them—poof!—disappear.

What Home Improvement Pros Pack in Their Tool Kits

Experts share the nuts and bolts (and the levels and screwdrivers) of a super-handy set.

9 Gardening Tips for Beginners

Four experts tell you everything you need to know to get growing—even if you don’t have a green thumb.

IKEA is Offering Free Repair Kits for Dressers Following Deaths, Injuries

Twenty-seven million dressers are part of the repair program.

10 Ways to Make Sure Your Home Is Winter-Ready

Pa Ingalls would have been splitting logs while wading through snowdrifts this time of year. Your job is way easier, especially with these 10 pro tips for protecting your property.

6 Outdoor DIY Projects

Upgrade your outdoor space with these easy ideas—no pros required.