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

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The Most Scenic Hiking Trails in Every State

While your local trail may amount to a dirt path and a few mile markers, America’s most scenic trails put you face-to-face with rushing waterfalls, mesmerizing wildlife, soaring mountains...

MAY 6, 2019 | MONDAY
Solved! The Perfect Height for Your Coffee Table

Q: I host game nights in my media room and need a coffee table to lay out board games and snacks. How tall should my coffee table be?A: You’re smart to question the ideal height of a coff...

MAY 3, 2019 | FRIDAY
The Best Window Fans, According to the Folks that Use Them

When it comes to keeping your home cool and your utility bills low, you can’t beat a window fan. These devices, which mount easily to the bottom of a typical window frame and circulate ai...

Have You Been to the Most Popular Vacation Spots in the United States?

When it comes to vacations, sometimes it pays to take the road most traveled. Vacationers flock to certain destinations, whether bustling metropolises or seaside towns, because they have ...

25 of the Most Unforgettable Things That Were Invented in a Garage

Your garage is useful for more than parking a car, chipping away at a home improvement project, or storing items that don’t fit in the house. In fact, ingenious inventors have been known ...

APRIL 22, 2019 | MONDAY
Solved! Here's Why So Many Homeowners Paint Their Porch Ceiling Blue

Q: Why do so many homes in the south have a blue porch ceiling? And what’s the best way to recreate the look on my porch?A: Many who have strolled the streets of the South and admired the...

The 30 Best Storage Ideas for When You Have No More Floor Space

Are you fresh out of floor space for stowing your possessions? Fortunately, there are plenty of storage solutions, both store-bought and homemade, that take up little or no square footage...

20 Spectacular Lodgings in America's National Parks

Planning a trip to Yosemite, Denali, or one of the other 59 national parks in the United States? Instead of holing up at a chain hotel miles away from the action, consider bunking at one ...

APRIL 5, 2019 | FRIDAY
Buyer's Guide: Hardwood Floor Cleaners

Hardwood floors are hailed for their natural beauty, but they require varying degrees of attention to maintain these good looks, depending on the finish. Floors with penetrating finishes ...

Solved! How to Establish Privacy When You Have a Window in the Shower

Q: The shower in the master bath of our new home has a window. I’d never seen such a thing before! How can I maintain my privacy while enjoying the sunlight it offers?A: While finding a w...