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 her website, copyhabit.com, or LinkedIn to find out what she's been writing about lately.

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JANUARY 24, 2020 | FRIDAY
11 Products That Will Finally Bring Your Home Peace and Quiet

These smart buys will help restore calm to your home.

JANUARY 22, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
5 Smart Tips for Soundproofing Windows

Whether it’s highway traffic, loud neighbors, or birds chirping, some sounds from the outside world are bound to disrupt your daily activities, especially if the noise intrudes when you’r...

JANUARY 20, 2020 | MONDAY
These 30 Places Have the Worst Weather in America

All cities experience extreme weather events every now and again, but some receive far more than their fair share. Get ready to learn which American cities have the most unbearable weathe...

JANUARY 8, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
20 Bad Homeowner Habits to Break in 2020

Make it your New Year's resolution to put an end to these poor homeownership practices.

DECEMBER 27, 2019 | FRIDAY
The Appeal of a Burnt Wood Finish

Whether you’re ready to build a new wood deck, furniture, or wood wall paneling—or aim to spruce up existing ones—you’ll ultimately want both beauty and longevity. While chemical preserva...

DECEMBER 19, 2019 | THURSDAY
The Best Home Makeover Success Stories of 2019

Let the year’s best house transformations inspire you to embark on your own renovation.

DECEMBER 16, 2019 | MONDAY
15 U.S. Towns with Wacky New Year's Traditions

Tired of the typical fireworks and champagne toasts at midnight? These American towns have their own unique way to celebrate the New Year.

DECEMBER 11, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
The 21 Best Ways You Can Prepare for a Frigid Winter

Use these techniques to ready your home, garden, car, and family for whatever winter brings.

DECEMBER 9, 2019 | MONDAY
Solved! Why Your Fireplace Might Be Smoking Up the House

Q: I was alarmed to see smoke enter the living room when I last used my fireplace. Why was my fireplace smoking and how can I keep it from happening again?A: Whether it’s the first or las...

NOVEMBER 26, 2019 | TUESDAY
20 Surprising Stories Behind Popular Christmas Decorations

Learn the lore about your favorite festive flair.