Category: DIY

Smart ideas to green your lifestyle

(BPT) - The green movement continues to thrive with people finding new and inventive ways to incorporate environmentally conscious elements throughout their daily lives. Now more than ever, sustainable choices are important to how we live today and for...

UL Presents: Smoke Alarm Friendship Stories [Video]

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (BPT) - Meet Billy, Becky and Bob. Watch as their hardworking Smoke Alarm friends stay alert to keep them safe in these real-life scenarios. Your life is worth the effort. Check to make sure your smoke alarms are working and don't forget to change your batteries …

Take it from the pros and close before you doze [Video]

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (BPT) - UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) is launching a powerful new video featuring 911 dispatch and helmet camera footage of the rescue of a young girl in a house fire. This real-life rescue showcasing the great work of Fairfax firefighters provides a significant example …

Day of the Dead Halloween Porch

Halloween does not always have to be scary. Kati Farrer of Houseful of Handmade was able to take advantage of a few Home Depot products, showing how to decorate her patio for Halloween. Have fun with your Halloween decor this year and decorate with bright colors in a Day of the Dead theme! Instead of... The …

Kid-Friendly Halloween Decor

Halloween is a big deal to Mallory Nickolaus of Classy Clutter. This year she was able to take advantage of a few Home Depot products, showing how Halloween decor does not have to be scary for young children. Halloween is a big deal around here! As soon there is even a hint of fall in... The …

Spooky Halloween Cemetery Front Porch

With Halloween around the corner, it is always fun to decorate the outside of your home in preparation for guests. Chelsea Johnson of Making Manzanita was able to take advantage of  a few Home Depot products, showing how she prepared for her trick-or-treaters this year. Halloween is right around the corner, so it’s time to... The …

Five fall fix-ups for your outdoor space

(BPT) - After a long summer relaxing on your deck or patio, autumn is a great time to renovate your outdoor space — or build one from scratch. Home improvement expert Alison Victoria, host of HGTV’s “Windy City Rehab,” offers fi...

5 Ways to Decorate with Nature

(BPT) - According to a recent YouGov survey, commissioned by VELUX, 63% of people spend less than 7 hours a week in nature. Nature helps to soothe and calm us, so weave it into the decor throughout your home. Natural light brightens this bathroom, high...

Easy Halloween Dining Room Design

If you don’t have an outdoor space, holiday decor opportunities can seem limited. Kachet Jackson-Henderson  of The Kachet Life was able to take advantage of a few Home Depot products, showing how to beautifully decorate her home with indoor decor for Halloween. When I thought about The Home Depot for Halloween decor shopping, I immediately... The …

How to Create a Spooky Halloween Porch

It’s easy to scare up some fun with Halloween decorations from The Home Depot. Sadie Lish of Clover Lane Blog was able to take advantage of a few products to create a spooky Halloween porch with her kids. Halloween decor is out in full swing at The Home Depot and MY KIDS ARE HERE FOR... The …

Why now is the best time to go solar

(BPT) - October is National Energy Awareness Month, and you can celebrate by exploring opportunities to create a more energy-efficient, environmentally friendly home. With renewable energy solutions gaining momentum with homeowners, the latest energy t...