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Spring-Clean Your Sofa

Couch seen some spills? Before you start scrubbing, know how to decode the care symbols on upholstery and fabric labels

5 Money-Saving Ways to Warm Up the House

On average, nearly half of household energy expenses go toward heating and cooling. Here, ways to keep warm without cranking the thermostat

3 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Smoke Alarms

The end of Daylight Saving Time (November 4, this year) serves as an informal reminder to replace smoke-alarm batteries. Changes to fire code mean now’s a good time to consider these Qs, too

What to Do with Paint Leftovers

Finished a major project? Here’s how to deal with a little extra paint (or a lot)

Prep Your Grill for Winter

Whether you've got a charcoal kettle on wheels or a gas grill built into an outdoor kitchen, here's how to store your grill during the off season

Things to Do Before You Leave for Vacation

Avoid mere inconveniences—as well as potential catastrophes—by taking care of some not-so-obvious to-do list items

Why More Pets Go Missing on July 4th Than Any Other Day of the Year

Prep your dog for noisy fireworks on Independence Day