Manasa Reddigari


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,, or LinkedIn to find out what she's been writing about lately.

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JULY 22, 2019 | MONDAY
13 Beautiful Ways to Use a Backyard Pergola

Take your backyard to new heights with more than a dozen versatile uses for a trendy garden feature. Ahead, these pergola ideas will inspire and even guide your next outdoor project.

JULY 21, 2019 | SUNDAY
5 Garage Makeovers That Will Inspire Your Own

Check out these amazing before-and-afters to inspire you to get your own garage interior organized and looking great.

JULY 12, 2019 | FRIDAY
The 15 Best Lawn Games to Play This Summer

Summertime is the perfect time to shoot the breeze in the backyard with your family and friends. Whether your soirée of choice is a barbecue or a pool party, entertain your guests with ou...

JULY 9, 2019 | TUESDAY
The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities in America

These days there are more reasons than ever to don a helmet and hop on a bike, whether your goal is to reduce your carbon footprint, cut down on gas costs, get fit, or simply relive the c...

JULY 8, 2019 | MONDAY
How Much Tile Do I Need? Solved!

Q: I plan on installing tile on my entryway floor and kitchen backsplash. How much tile do I need to buy in each case?A: You’re wise to mull over your tile needs before you go shopping fo...

6 Things to Know Before Setting Up a Stock Tank Pool

Stock tanks—large containers traditionally used on farms to water livestock—are getting recreationally repurposed as an affordable alternative to above-ground swimming pools. While a stoc...

JULY 1, 2019 | MONDAY
The Most Affordable Ways to Fence in a Yard

Add privacy, security, and even beauty to your front or backyard on with these cheap fence ideas.

JUNE 27, 2019 | THURSDAY
6 Things to Know About Living with High Ceilings

Though nine-foot ceilings are the industry standard for new construction, ceilings that soar to 10 or 12 feet and even higher certainly have their appeal, adding to the spaciousness and e...

JUNE 27, 2019 | THURSDAY
The Best Paint Primers, According to DIYers and Pros

Whether you’re painting the living room or a patio table, applying a preparatory coat of primer to the surface first will improve adherence, prevent peeling, and reduce the number of coat...

20 Amazing Places You Aren’t Allowed to Visit

Helen Keller once said, "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen nor even touched, but just felt in the heart." That's necessarily the case now for many awe-inspiri...