Caitlin Castelaz

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Editor and Social Media Director at BobVila.com and DIY enthusiast. Check her out on Pinterest.

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JUNE 22, 2018 | FRIDAY
22 Effortless Ways to Make Less Trash

There's something rotten in America—and it's the trash! The average American creates 4 pounds of trash every day, and while that may not sound like a lot, it adds up to more than 200 mill...

JANUARY 2, 2018 | TUESDAY
8 Tiny Projects to Try in 2018

Is your New Year's resolution to get your house in order? Or maybe you'd like to stretch your DIY skills this year? If self-improvement or household-improvement is your goal, you're in lu...

NOVEMBER 27, 2017 | MONDAY
7 Snow Shoveling Lessons No One Ever Taught You

Dig the snow shovel out of storage and rev up the snow blower—seasonal snows are on the way this winter. Prepare for heavy snowfall by learning a few new tricks for easier snow removal.

NOVEMBER 13, 2017 | MONDAY
15 Brilliant Hacks for a Cleaner Home in 2018

Great news, neat freaks! Home cleaning just got a little easier. Try one of these unusual but genius cleaning tricks for faster cleanup and a sparkling home.

AUGUST 4, 2016 | THURSDAY
The Truth About Clog-Free Gutters

As the first line of defense against stormwater damage, gutters play a vital role in the infrastructure of just about any home. The catch is that, in order to function as designed, gutter...

JUNE 30, 2016 | THURSDAY
Enter Bob Vila's 2nd Annual $3,000+ Kitchen Appliance Give-Away Today!

At the heart of every kitchen, you'll find good company, good food, and a lot of memories. Nothing says home like whipping up Grandma's famous pie, or Uncle Joe's award-winnin...

MARCH 1, 2016 | TUESDAY
Bob Vila Thumbs Up: The DIY Kids' Furniture Competition Starts Today

Home improvement isn't all fun and games, but when it comes to creating amazing DIY furniture and fixtures for kids, maybe it should be. With their imaginative designs, cool features,...

FEBRUARY 1, 2016 | MONDAY
Bob Vila Thumbs Up: The DIY Lighting Competition Starts Today

Most DIYers have heard that rewiring your own home is like playing with fire—unsafe and often illegal. Wiring your own lamp, however, is a different story altogether. No matter your style...

DECEMBER 31, 2015 | THURSDAY
Bob Vila Thumbs Up: The DIY Organizer Competition Starts Today!

In 2015, we uncovered some truly incredible DIY projects from a host of talented bloggers. From penny-covered countertops to treasure boxes shaped like logs and beyond, our favorite blogg...

DECEMBER 2, 2015 | WEDNESDAY
Bob Vila's Thumbs Up: Vote for Your Favorite Project of 2015!

Month after month, we've chosen our favorite bloggers to highlight in the Bob Vila's Thumbs Up competition—and you've voted for your favorites to win. So this month, we're...