Caitlin Castelaz


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MAY 21, 2014 | WEDNESDAY
Bob Vila's Thumbs Up Starts TODAY!

This month we’re launching the first ever Bob Vila’s Thumbs Up competition—and we need your help! Here at BobVila. com, we are always impressed with the high caliber of DIY projects that ...

MAY 16, 2014 | FRIDAY
14 DIY Projects Perfect for the Weekend

It doesn't take a big budget and a crew of professional contractors to revamp your house. Reinvent your home yourself, room by room, one weekend at a time. It's easier than it sounds! Wit...

MAY 12, 2014 | MONDAY
Easy Storage Ideas for Every Room in the House

Nothing disturbs your private sanctuary like clutter. Kick your space into gear, from top to bottom and room to room, with these sanity-saving storage ideas. First, pare down your belongi...

MAY 2, 2014 | FRIDAY
Mother's Day Gift Guide: 10 Ideas to DIY or Buy

When Mother's Day rolls around, many of us say it with flowers—the most popular gift of the holiday. But if Mom has more than enough bouquets at home, get creative this year! Give her a g...

10 New Kitchen Products to Make Your Life Better

What if you could get boiling hot water with the flick of a switch or turn on your oven from outside the home? Conveniences that once seemed like science fiction are here-and-now today. W...

Enter Bob Vila's "Get Your House Painted" Give-Away—TODAY!

May is a great month to paint your house. For most of the country, the April rain clouds have vanished and it's not too hot to work outdoors. But no matter when you paint, you can be sure...

Paint Like a Pro: 8 Clever New Tools Under $10

Whether you're redecorating a room or reinventing a worn dresser, good quality paint and a steady hand will get you far. But even the best DIY painters have the occasional mishap—dropping...

MARCH 31, 2014 | MONDAY
Bob Vila's Great Gutter Give-Away Starts TODAY!

Everyone knows that the bi-annual ritual of cleaning out the gutters is an important home maintenance task.  In winter it prevents ice dams from forming and in spring, keeps the rain from...

Early Bloomers: 7 Spring Flowers Bringing Color NOW to a Yard Near You!

Nothing heralds the coming of spring like perennial flowers. Their reliable return each season is one of the reasons gardeners love to plant bulbs; put in the ground in the fall, they wil...

11 Tried-and-True Ways to Care for Hardwood Floors

By design, our floors will see some of the most wear and tear of any of the fixtures in our home. Even if you’re normally careful with your floors, life happens. Wood floors in particular...