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 20, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
18 Clever Storage Solutions You Can DIY for Free

Struggling to create order in the chaos of a full house? These 18 space-smart DIY furnishings and home accents will help you manage your humble home in an ultrafunctional new way!

JANUARY 18, 2016 | MONDAY
Quick Tip: The Best Way to Remove Gum from Carpet

Even if you’re not a gum chewer, you can still fall victim to the sticky substance if a wad on the concrete sneaks its way onto the soles of your shoes. The gunky guest then follows you h...

JANUARY 14, 2016 | THURSDAY
3 Fixes for Ink Stains

DIYers usually welcome a sudden burst of artistic creativity—except when it means their pen goes awry, leaving a splotch of ink on nearby fabric, flooring, or upholstery. Once this colorf...

JANUARY 14, 2016 | THURSDAY
Is Varnish or Polyurethane the Right Finish for You?

A coat of durable wood finish on your hardwood floors, fine furniture, and outdoor decking can mean the difference between a long, lustrous lifespan and one cut short by the passage of ti...

JANUARY 13, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
New Start: 21 Ways to Refresh Your Home for 2016

Even as you embark on a new year, the past might still lurk in your home in the form of outdated fixtures, unsightly clutter, and ill-arranged furniture. Leave your design woes in the pas...

JANUARY 8, 2016 | FRIDAY
Weekend Projects: 5 Doable Designs for a DIY Firewood Rack

There’s nothing more comforting on a cold winter's night than curling up in front of a crackling fire. But it takes fuel to keep those home fires burning, so you need to make sure you...

JANUARY 6, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
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.

JANUARY 4, 2016 | MONDAY
Quick Tip: An Easy Refresh for Stinky Bath Towels

It's been a long day, but it's not you who needs a hot bath—it's your towels.  When wet towels dry in open air, they accumulate mildew only to greet you later on with a foul s...

JANUARY 1, 2016 | FRIDAY
3 Fixes for an Icy Walk and Driveway

Snow days may be cause for celebration, but the party comes to a screeching halt when you shovel your snowy walkway only to discover a treacherous layer of ice beneath it—an accident just...

DECEMBER 24, 2015 | THURSDAY
3 Easy Fixes for Carpet Dents

In preparation for an evening of fun, food, and merriment with family and friends, you’ve planned and cooked and cleaned. You've even rearranged the furniture to improve the flow of f...