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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JANUARY 4, 2019 | FRIDAY
Buyer's Guide: Interior Paints

Whether you plan on painting walls, furnishings, cabinets, or trim, you’ll need a quality interior paint to achieve good-looking, long-lasting results. But the sheer variety of interior p...

DECEMBER 31, 2018 | MONDAY
Solved! The Perfect Height for Towel Bars and Hooks

Q: I'll be remodeling my guest bathroom soon. What’s the best towel bar height? Does the same height apply to towel rings? A: With all the details that go into a bathroom remodel, towel b...

DECEMBER 29, 2018 | SATURDAY
15 U.S. Towns with Wacky New Year's Traditions

While New Year's Eve is typically observed with raucous parties and freely flowing libations, some towns veer away from tradition to embrace oddball festivities that reflect their distinc...

DECEMBER 28, 2018 | FRIDAY
8 Genius Ways to Hide Every Wire in Your Home

Does your enthusiasm for electronics have you living in a jungle of cords? Given the sheer volume of wires that dwell in a modern home, figuring out how to hide TV wires and cords and cab...

DECEMBER 28, 2018 | FRIDAY
Solved! The Best Time to Buy New Appliances at a Discount

Q: I want to replace a few aging appliances without paying an arm and a leg. What’s the best time of year to buy appliances?A: You’re smart to replace appliances before they fail, when yo...

DECEMBER 28, 2018 | FRIDAY
Buyer's Guide: Drain Cleaners

Nothing slows you down like a clogged, slow-draining sink, shower, tub, or toilet. Your first step should always be plunging the drain or snaking it with a drain auger if you have one, to...

DECEMBER 18, 2018 | TUESDAY
23 Brilliant Hacks to Help You Weather Winter

Preparing for winter doesn’t have to be a chore! Read on for 23 fun and fast DIY ways to keep your home warm and weatherproof, no matter what the season brings.

DECEMBER 18, 2018 | TUESDAY
The Right Way to Wash Your Towels

Tossing soiled towels in with the rest of the wash won’t get them as clean and fresh as possible because stains, germs, and dye from other items could transfer onto them. What’s more, lar...

DECEMBER 10, 2018 | MONDAY
Solved! How Long Refrigerators Last

Q: My nine-year-old fridge is on the fritz, but it seems premature to replace it. How long do refrigerators last?A: Given that a new fridge can set you back between $350 and $1,200, accor...

DECEMBER 6, 2018 | THURSDAY
The Weirdest Things Anyone Has Ever Used to Make an Awesome DIY Christmas Wreath

Christmas wreaths have traditionally taken the form of rings of evergreen boughs, but in a daring break with the past, today's DIYers create colorful decorations that comprise all manner ...