12 Websites to Sell and Give Away Your Stuff On

There’s nothing like moving to make you realize how much stuff you have. Old clothes. Tons of books and DVDs you haven’t read or watched since college. File cabinets you no longer need because you’ve digitized what they used to…
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Tips for De-escalating Roommate Disagreements

Tips for De-escalating Roommate Disagreements

Having a roommate brings many advantages and disadvantages, and with time, you’ll discover them all. They help save money on the bills since everything is cut in half — or more if you have multiple roommates. They can be your…
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Home Buying Advice From Your Parents That You Can Ignore

When it comes to major life decisions, it’s often good to know that generations before you have gone through the same thing. Buying a home, getting married, paying taxes and deciding on a career — chances are, you can get…
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YWH 6-20

R-Values and How They Affect Energy Efficiency

Insulation helps keep your home a steady temperature inside, despite the weather outside, so it’s important to properly insulate your home. How do you know if you’re using the right amount of insulation, and what’s up with these R-values you…
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Easements — What You Should Know About Your Property Rights

Are you planning to add on to your house, buy a home or build one? If so, it’s vital to know the easements on your property. Why? Because the two-story addition you’ve paid tens of thousands of dollars to complete may…
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YWH 6-9-17

Ear Protection: 5 Best Types for Home Improvement Projects

You know how important it is to protect your eyes when working on home improvement projects and to wear gloves for hand protection — but do you also protect your ears? You may think the drill or saw will only…
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YWH 5-4

Accelerated Weathering: What It Is & How It Helps Your Home

You’ve probably purchased a product to improve the exterior of your home. On that product’s packaging, you’ve likely read promises about how well it works, how long it lasts and how much better it is than its competitors. When reading…
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YWH 3-21

Tiny House: DIY or Buy?

Tiny houses are homes with much less square footage than the average U.S. dwelling, and they are all the rage. Coffee table books extol their beauty. Television shows like Tiny House Hunters and Tiny House Nation take us on the…
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Your Wild Home Banister Repair 12-9

Easy DIY Banister Repair Tricks

You love your home, but there are always small projects that need attention. Maybe the front-porch steps are a bit shaky or the steps off the back deck feel like someone took more than a few tumbles, or maybe it’s…
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Your Wild Home 10-13

When Is It OK to Use Untreated Lumber at Home?

You found that cute DIY project on Pinterest, and now the preparation begins. So, you head over to your local hardware store and check out their lumber wares. There are many different types of wood, so you may be wondering,…
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