Manasa Reddigari

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Manasa Reddigari has tackled topics ranging from computer software to home remodeling in her more-than-a-decade-long career as a writer and editor. During her stint as a scribe, she's been featured by leading outlets in the real estate, home improvement, and lifestyle niches such as Trulia, Stikwood, and Brit + Co. Her design philosophy is, if you can dream it, you can DIY it! Connect with her on LinkedIn to find out what she's been writing about lately.

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MARCH 14, 2019 | THURSDAY
The 30 Easiest Organizing Tasks Ever

Every homeowner wants a well-kept house, but not everyone has the energy or time to spend hours on end sprucing up their digs. Fortunately, many small tidying tasks can boost the comfort,...

MARCH 11, 2019 | MONDAY
10 Shower Tile Ideas that Make a Splash

When it comes to retiling a shower, or planning a new bathroom remodel from scratch, many homeowners are overwhelmed by the array of options for tile material, design, and placement. From...

MARCH 11, 2019 | MONDAY
Solved! Does Baking Soda Really Deodorize the Fridge?

Q: I need a quick fix for my refrigerator’s funky smell. Will a box of baking soda in the fridge really get rid of the odors, or is this a myth?A: Baking soda (a. k. a. sodium bicarbonate...

MARCH 8, 2019 | FRIDAY
The 14 Freshest Kitchen Cabinet Colors

Give your kitchen an exciting new look with one of these cool, clean paint shades, perfect for cabinets.

MARCH 5, 2019 | TUESDAY
Buyer's Guide: Handheld Vacuums

You can’t beat a handheld vacuum when you need to quickly clean up common messes like broken glass, pet hair, and cookie crumbs. Though lightweight and compact, today’s devices are powerf...

MARCH 4, 2019 | MONDAY
Solved! The Best Grass to Grow in Your Shaded Lawn

Q: We’d like to refresh our landscape but our yard doesn’t get much direct sunlight. What’s the best grass to plant in the shade?A: Shade is a key consideration whether you’re establishin...

FEBRUARY 25, 2019 | MONDAY
Solved! Here's Exactly When You Should Aerate the Lawn

Q: I recently moved down south from the Northeast and want to keep my new lawn healthy. When is the best time to aerate the lawn?A: Punching holes into the soil with an aerator, a tool th...

FEBRUARY 22, 2019 | FRIDAY
Buyer's Guide: Caulks for Shower or Tub

While DIYers can obsess about caulking technique, the truth is that laying down the perfect bead will do little good if you don’t use right caulk for the job. In bathroom applications, th...

FEBRUARY 18, 2019 | MONDAY
Solved! The Best Paint for Front Doors

Q: I want to repaint my front door to cover up some old water stains. What is the best paint for front doors?A: A fresh coat of paint can hide minor imperfections on your front door, defe...

FEBRUARY 13, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
15 Ways Presidents Made the White House Feel Like Home

A house isn’t a home until you’ve filled it with creature comforts, decorated it to suit your taste, and customized it in ways that bring you joy—and the White House is no exception. Clic...