Learn how to make your home more efficient and environmentally friendly with inspirational DIY projects.
Don't throw out that old teapot with the missing lid! There are still plenty of uses for it.
These DIY methods will get rid of that horrible stinky towel smell.
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In post-disaster scenarios where speed is key, these lightweight plastic pop-up shelters from Australia can be quickly assembled with no special skills or tools required.
The city's water utility releases a series of racy print ads and TV spots that may leave some residents requiring a cold shower ... but make it a short one.
Skip the harsh chemicals and try these nontoxic ways to clean your carpets.
Spencer Collins, a pint-sized librarian from the Kansas City 'burbs, is taking on city hall after being asked to dismantle his code-breaking curbside book depository.
From pistachio shell-powered eco-cities to tiny houses on the moon, this spring certainly wasn't short on starry-eyed intrigue and bold ambition.
If you misplace one of the furniture leg extenders on your patio furniture, try this wine cork trick to even out the legs.
IKEAHackers, a long-running blog devoted to the topic of DIY wizardry involving IKEA furniture, has earned itself a most unlikely foe.
So what did you do with your 17-pound, cinder block-esque stack of Restoration Hardware catalogs?
The suburban backyard can be a wild and unforgiving place. Don't forget your hand-crank blender, old-timey harmonica and fancy leather fly swatter.
HVAC heavyweight Honeywell unveils Lyric, an attractive and eager-to-adapt household thermostat with GPS-based functionality.
Unlike incandescent 3-way bulbs that really only have 2 discernible levels of brightness, the 3-way Cree LED boats a trio of brightness levels that you can actually see.
Just because your dishwasher takes care of the dishes doesn't mean it couldn't use a little cleaning of its own. But don't worry, it's an easy problem to solve.
Congratulations, washing machine, your lonely days are at long last over as clothes dryers have become eligible for Energy Star certification. Now let's get ready to tumble ...
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