Category: DIY

Haunted Mine Dragon Lair Scene

Ghouls and goblins may dominate the Halloween scene, but a giant dragon is sure to also delight and fright. Scott Stoll of Stolloween is back with another unique project for The Home Depot’s Halloween Style Challenge. This time, he’s sharing how to create a haunted mine dragon lair. Enter if you dare! Haunted Mine Dragon Lair... The …

Tips for keeping your home pest-free this fall

(BPT) - Autumn is a wonderful time of year — leaves show brilliant colors, there’s a refreshing crispness in the air — but, unfortunately, more bugs and rodents are finding their way into your home. As the season changes, insects and ...

Falling into home safety

(BPT) - While the crisp autumn air signals the change of seasons, it also brings fire safety risks associated with fall activities, such as getting cozy around a campfire and burning candles. While spending more time at home and cooking more indoors as...

An easy way to protect your home and family [Video]

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (BPT) - Would you know what to do if a fire broke out in your kitchen? With 70% of homeowners not comfortable operating a fire extinguisher, a simple solution provides peace of mind: EZ Fire Spray. For more information, visit https://www.firstalert.com/product/ez-fire-spray/.

Top tips for weathering storm season

(BPT) - September is the most common month for hurricanes to make U.S. landfall, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, and with severe storms and tornadoes appearing around the country, it is more important than ever to take st...

5 common home pests and how to eliminate them

(BPT) - Who’s enjoying your home the most, you or your household pests? Consider this: If you’ve seen just one pest, there could be hundreds that have been living in or around your home for at least a year.With more time spent at home and t...

Stylish projects to personalize your home

(BPT) - Thanks to the pandemic, most Americans are spending way more time at home, which makes it more important than ever that our living spaces reflect who we are as individuals and families. Renovation projects with hardwood are a great way to perso...

The latest in home fire safety

(BPT) - While the office, school and home now share one roof, keeping your house and family safe has never been more important. Thanks to enhanced safety technology, you can better protect against the threats of smoke, fire and carbon monoxide (CO), al...

Pet-friendly design tips

(BPT) - Whether you're dreaming of a complete home remodel or a simple decor update, you may not be factoring your pets in your decision-making and overall design process. But how many times have you regretted a furniture or upholstery choice once Fido...

How to use the noir aesthetic in home design

(BPT) - If you follow interior design, you probably know how rapidly trends can come and go. For an approach with a lot more staying power, you may want to turn to timeless classics.What better source of inspiration could there be than the rich tones, ...

Bidet Seat 101: A guide for newbies

(BPT) - When it comes to buying a personal care item like a bidet seat, you should be choosy. Maybe you like the idea of using water for better cleanliness, or using an appliance that lets you be gentler on the environment, or you want to bring a luxur...

Furniture Refinishing with Varathane Premium Interior Wood Stain

Everyone has an old piece of furniture in their home that they wish they could revive. Monica Chavez of House of Esperanza shows us how to take an antique piece of furniture and refinish it using Varathane Premium interior wood stain. Hi everyone! Monica Chavez here with a super simple furniture refinishing project. I have... The …