How to Organize the Linen Closet
As anyone who has wrestled with a fitted sheet knows, linens can have a mind of their own. But there are ways to control them and maintain order in this often neglected home-storage area by using simple organizing techniques.
Spring Home Maintenance
Spring is the time to open up your windows and focus on freshening up your home. It's easy to get overwhelmed with tasks (especially when the warm weather calls your attention elsewhere) so to help you stay organized, we've compiled a comprehensive list for you to check off as you go.
Fall Home Maintenance
Falling leaves and cooler temperatures remind us that winter is fast approaching. By taking a few steps now, you can ensure that your home and yard are ready for snow, ice, and cold.
Green Your Home
"Green" has become the new black. Although we might become confused with all of the green options out there, we do know that it's our responsibility to make the smartest choices for our families and the environment. An eco-friendly home doesn't happen overnight, and replacing every gadget would be extremely costly and cause a lot of waste. But there are simple ways you can make your home a more environmentally friendly one, as well as guidelines to keep in mind when buying new products and appliances.
Paint is a fundamental part of decorating that allows you to define your space with your personal style. And with proper preparation, a painting project can both transform a room and avoid disaster. So before you put that roller to work, read through our step-by-step guide.
The key to a trouble-free paint job is a supply table organized as carefully as a surgeon's operating-room tray. Any table well protected with heavy plastic will do for supplies, or you can make one from two sawhorses topped by a plastic- or paper-covered door.
There's no substitute for the taste of grilled food, and being able to cook outside in nice weather is a treat in itself, particularly when others are gathered around. Whether you burn charcoal or gas, if cared for properly, your grill can serve you well for 15 years or longer.