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 her website,, or LinkedIn to find out what she's been writing about lately.

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MAY 18, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
Cool Tools: Simplify Your Painting Process with an Airless Spray System

Have you ever turned a blind eye to the chipping paint on a wall or ceiling to avoid the ordeal of redoing those hard-to-reach areas? You’re not alone. DIYers and professional painters wh...

MAY 18, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
The Essential Guide to Spring Home Improvement

Spring brings blooming flowers and budding trees, but it also brings a long list of home improvement chores that accumulated over the winter. Now is the time to tackle cleaning projects, ...

MAY 11, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
18 Sneaky Ways to DIY Top-Dollar Decor

When it comes to home decor, quality and affordability don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Whether you're looking to glam up the garden or invigorate a lifeless living room, these 18 kno...

MAY 6, 2016 | FRIDAY
Weekend Projects: 5 Dreamy Designs for a DIY Crib

Whether you’re a parent-to-be or simply wish to give a new mom and dad something special, consider crafting a DIY crib. Here, you’ll find designs and directions for four wonderful (and wo...

MAY 6, 2016 | FRIDAY
7 Painting Tools You Never Knew You Needed

When you're after a polished-looking paint finish, it's tempting to call in the pros—after all, that's one way of eliminating those DIY “oops” moments that lead to dropped brushes, spills...

20 Tiny Backyards We Love

From woodland wonderlands to no-mow lawns, these 20 small backyard ideas showcase the countless fun and functional possibilities that lie on your home turf—no matter its size.

Check Out What's In the Works for Bob Vila Products

With April’s showers behind us, we're looking forward to two things: the promise of May flowers soon budding and blooming in the garden and this season's must-see event, the National Hard...

3 Fixes for a Lawn Mower That Won't Start

Lawn care can be a tedious chore, but once the grass starts growing in the spring, mowing becomes an inevitable fact of life. When you finally muster the strength to tackle that first cut...

21 Money-Saving Tricks That Every Homeowner Needs to Know

Putting a dent in your home improvement to-do list can often put an even bigger dent in your wallet. But these 21 humble DIY projects reduce, reuse, and reimagine what’s already under you...

APRIL 18, 2016 | MONDAY
Cool Tools: The Ultimate Accessory for Any Paint Job

Whether you’re refreshing your living room wall color or priming the porch for perfection, when it comes to paint jobs, even DIYers with a can-do spirit can’t do it all on their own. Afte...