Fixing and installing things around the house isn't just a clever way to save money -- it's also a terrific way to get to know your house and feel self-sufficient. Not to mention the bragging rights you'll earn. From recaulking to unsticking windows, here are 9 simple DIYs for homeowners and renters alike.
In trying to stay warm during the bitter winter months, it can be easy to forget that heat comes at a steep price. Here's the good news: You can maintain a pleasant room temperature while minimizing your burgeoning bill by adopting several mindful habits, from learning the nuts and bolts of your thermostat to decreasing the temperature of your bedroom at night.
They're convenient, efficient, and ecologically responsible ... until they stop working. We offer helpful advice on how to maintain, clean, and unclog a garbage disposal -- all excerpted from "Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook."