House & Home Tips

Get tools and advice to make your house your dream home. From home improvement ideas to fire safety tips and news on the latest smart home tech, find information to keep your family's home safe and beautiful for years to come.

10 Smart Home Devices That Help Prevent Damage and Theft

Smart home devices help improve safety and security.

8 Tips to Make Your Pool More Efficient

Save energy, water, and chemicals while keeping your swimming pool clean and inviting.

How to Get Rid of Common Household Odors

Say goodbye to unpleasant household smells with these simple strategies.

10 Ways to Refresh Your Yard

Transform your backyard into a sanctuary for eating, working, exercise, and entertainment.

5 Tips for Purchasing a Home in a Competitive Market

Unprecedented demand has made buying a home in a seller's market more difficult than ever. Here’s how to beat the competition for your dream home.

6 Steps to Stay Safe as You Barbecue

Avoid dangers from fire to food poisoning while grilling on a charcoal or gas barbecue.

How to be a Good Neighbor

Follow expert etiquette advice to foster community and avoid tension.

How to Make Your Garden Bird- and Bee-Friendly

Support vital pollinators and enjoy a thriving garden with these tips.

How to Inspect and Maintain Your Deck

Extend your wood or composite deck's lifespan and ensure safety with these tips.

8 Exterior Home Maintenance Tasks You Shouldn’t Skip

Here’s what to inspect, clean, and repair outside your home once springtime hits.

10 Key Things to Look at When Buying a Home

Learn how to spot red flags when viewing a home so there aren't any expensive surprises in the home inspection.