Manasa Reddigari

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Manasa Reddigari is a freelance writer with a passion for the home and garden that she enjoys sharing with others. Her design philosophy is, if you can dream it, you can DIY it!

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SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
20 Must-Visit Mountain Towns Across America

Does your idea of a dream getaway have you waking up to a mountain vista, skiing down pristine slopes, trekking tree-lined trails, or simply people-watching in quaint villages? For your n...

SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 | MONDAY
Solved! The Perfect Closet Rod Height

Q: I need to organize my closet of chaos with a closet rod, but I don't know how high to mount the rod for easy access that doesn’t require me to strain my back or use a step stool. W...

SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 | FRIDAY
5 Reasons to Bring Brick Floors Indoors

Brick, the hard-working earthen blocks basic to so many structures, is becoming a trendy flooring option for high-traffic interior spaces with connections to the outdoors. Think foyer, ki...

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 | THURSDAY
Yes, These 20 Weird and Wacky Museums Actually Exist

While The Smithsonian, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the National Gallery of Art are go-to destinations for history buffs and art aficionados, other museums have the market cornered...

SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
All You Need to Know About Indoor Composting

Composting is an affordable way to nab food for your plants while reducing waste in your home or apartment and in local landfills. But did you know that you can get the same benefits of a...

SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 | MONDAY
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...

SEPTEMBER 6, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
Endless Acres: 14 of the Biggest Properties in America

While the average lot size of a home in the United States is about one-fifth of an acre, some super-size abodes boast ginormous backyards that span 50 acres or more. Don't believe it? Cli...

AUGUST 30, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
Weird or Wonderful? 22 Homes That Are Anything But Ordinary

Homebuyers and renters who dare to be different often put down roots in alternative dwellings that others eschew. Even if your inner compass tells you to steer clear of the offbeat or the...

AUGUST 28, 2017 | MONDAY
Solved! What to Do About Woodpecker Damage

Q: Woodpeckers recently swooped in on my property and did a number on my cedar tree, siding, and roof. How do I plug up the holes they've left behind, and is there a way to prevent th...

AUGUST 25, 2017 | FRIDAY
Buyer's Guide: Mattresses

While the average mattress has a life span of seven to 10 years, most homeowners don't consider replacing the sleeping necessity until it sags, causes back aches, or brings on restles...