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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SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 | THURSDAY
The Big Bathroom Remodeling Design Decision: Tub vs. Shower

Of all the considerations that go into a bathroom remodel, perhaps none will impact the overall look and layout—not to mention the budget—like the choice between installing a tub or a sho...

SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 | THURSDAY
The Most Charming College Towns to Visit This Fall

Eager young freshmen aren't the only ones bound for college towns across the country at this time of year. Recent graduates as well as those whose college years are long behind (or well a...

SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 | MONDAY
Solved! The Best Paint for Ceilings

Q: I’d like to repaint the gray drywall ceiling in my study a fresh white to brighten up the room. Are the pricier products labeled “ceiling paint” really the best paint for ceilings, or ...

SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 | MONDAY
Buyer's Guide: Robot Mops

Tired of making a mess and breaking your back manually cleaning floors with a conventional mop and a bucket of soapy water? Consider outsourcing the chore to a robot mop. These battery-po...

SEPTEMBER 7, 2018 | FRIDAY
10 Legendary Homes That Were Never Finished

When construction crews break ground on a new home, they usually intend to finish it. But sometimes the process gets short-circuited, falling victim to social or political upheaval, finan...

SEPTEMBER 3, 2018 | MONDAY
Solved! How Long Does Gasoline Last?

Q: I’m not sure if the gas sitting in my garage is fit to use in my lawnmower. How long does gasoline last in storage before it goes bad?A: You’re wise to wonder about the shelf life of s...

AUGUST 31, 2018 | FRIDAY
Cool Tools: The All-in-1 Fix for Just About Any Hole in the Wall

What do you do when you find yourself staring at a hole in a wall caused by a furniture ding, a too-eagerly opened door, or some other everyday “oops” moment? The short answer is, you rep...

AUGUST 30, 2018 | THURSDAY
The 21 Wildest Places in America

Hidden between America's cities is a collection of untouched tundras, unending forests and deserts, and uninhabited islands and towns that you might not have imagined in your wildest drea...

AUGUST 30, 2018 | THURSDAY
6 Things to Know Before Burning Leaves

Rake, rake, repeat! That activity seems to sum up many homeowners’ autumn weekends, and just when you think you’re off leaf duty for the day, a passing breeze can scatter your piles and s...

AUGUST 28, 2018 | TUESDAY
Buyer's Guide: Mouse Traps

Though small in size, mice can be big trouble when they invade your home’s garbage cans, cabinets, crawlspaces, and other areas in search of food—chewing through interior structures you’d...