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El Nino: Is Your Home Prepared?

Laura McHolm | Posted 01.14.2016 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

With the recent uptick in severe weather, it is critical to have a roof that is constructed to withstand wind-driven rain, snow, and ice and a yard that properly drains water to prevent flooding and landslides.

Your House Isn't Haunted: Easy DIY Tips to Silence Spooky Noises

This Old House | Posted 12.27.2014 | HuffPost Home
This Old House

Those aren't ghosts making a racket in your home -- it's just normal wear and tear taking its toll. Check out these remedies for common noises.

11 Repairs You Can Do Yourself Instead of Calling in an Expert

Hometalk | Posted 08.24.2014 | HuffPost Home

You know that home repair you've been putting off for weeks because you think it'll cost you an arm and a leg to fix? Well, think again! We've collected the best handyman hacks for those annoying household problems, and you're about to discover it's easier than you thought!

9 Things to Ignore When House Hunting

Michael Corbett | Posted 08.07.2015 | Money
Michael Corbett

Looking for a new home can be a challenge, especially when you walk into someone's for-sale home and 20 years of their lives are on display. You have to really use your imagination to determine how you can that particular home 'yours.'

10 Quick and Budget-Friendly Projects to Remake Your Space This Spring

Michael Corbett | Posted 06.10.2014 | HuffPost Home
Michael Corbett

An accent color wall or an interior room repaint will liven up a home. With little money and just a day or a weekend, your house can have new a new look and a new life. Be adventurous!

4 Things You Didn't Know About Your Roof

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 05.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

Including the signs that you need to call in a professional -- stat.

8 DIY Home Improvement Projects To Tackle This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 10.08.2012 | HuffPost Home

Ideas to help get your home ready for the fall.

'The Height of Folly'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.15.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

How much wood could a woodpecker peck if a woodpecker could peck wood? Only a birdbrain would ask that question. So it should come as no surprise that it has been on my mind.

Don't Do It Yourself: 8 Jobs You Should Leave To The Pros

Wallet Pop | Martha C. White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

You're thrifty, you're self-sufficient, you don't waste money paying for services you can do yourself. Here at WalletPop, we understand that, and we t...