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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MARCH 30, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
21 Clever Little Things to Do with Scrap Wood

Don't toss all that scrap wood left over from your last DIY adventure! Instead, put it to good use building one of these fun and functional projects for your home.

MARCH 28, 2016 | MONDAY
Quick Tip: The Safest Storage for Gasoline

With the arrival of spring comes a certain bouquet of seasonal scents, ranging from fresh-cut grass to spilled gasoline. This latter is a hallmark of yard work, powering everything from l...

MARCH 23, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
18 Design Ideas to Make Your Deck a Destination

Whatever its dimensions—expansive or small, narrow or wide—a deck is the ideal place to kick back and relax outdoors. But if you don't make the most of your deck, it can end up being just...

MARCH 16, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
21 Brilliant Hacks for Everyday Home Repairs

From clearing clogged drains to filling nail holes, maintaining your home can seem like a MacGyver-esque challenge—but it doesn't have to be this way. Make light work of these and other c...

MARCH 15, 2016 | TUESDAY
3 Fixes for Hard Water Stains

Shiny new faucets, showers, and toilets add as much polish and sophistication to the bathroom as they do utility. But if your home has hard water, these bathroom essentials are at risk of...

MARCH 14, 2016 | MONDAY
Quick Tip: How to Remove a Broken Screw

A screwdriver, a screw, and a willing surface to drive it into are familiar features of many home projects. But over-eager twisting, choosing the wrong screwdriver for the job, or using a...

MARCH 9, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
3 Fixes for Scratched Glass

Whether in the form of a windowpane, shower wall, or tabletop, glass serves as a durable and glamorous surface almost anywhere in the home. But while glass may appear crystal clear when y...

MARCH 5, 2016 | SATURDAY
Weekend Projects: 5 DIY Ways to Set Up Garage Shelves

For handy homeowners, the garage isn’t simply a spot to park the car—it's a place to park everything, including gardening gear, wood saws, and seasonal storage. But without space-smart sh...

MARCH 4, 2016 | FRIDAY
21 Totally Free Ways to Upgrade Your Home

The greatest things in life are free—and home design is no exception. From frugal furniture to discount decor, these 21 DIY projects are sure to transform your humble home into an unforge...

MARCH 2, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
Quick Tip: The Easiest Way to Minimize Grout Stains

Often used as filler between tiles on the bathroom tub surround, kitchen backsplash, or foyer floor, grout can be a homeowner’s hero in warding off water and preventing surface erosion. H...