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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DECEMBER 15, 2015 | TUESDAY
How To: Clean a Glass Cooktop

Many homeowners invest in glass cooktops because their modern, flat surface makes them both easy on the eye and easy to clean. Or so they think, until they realize that overzealous cleani...

DECEMBER 8, 2015 | TUESDAY
The Best Paint Pick for Your Personality Type

Whether you're a passionate DIYer, an exercise enthusiast, or even a light sleeper, there's a paint pick that's perfect for your character. Continue on to find out which color most suits ...

DECEMBER 7, 2015 | MONDAY
Quick Tip: Speed Up Snow Shoveling with Cooking Spray

Winter’s first snowfall is greeted with open arms for affording fun-filled activities like bobsledding, skiing, and building snowmen. But the persistent precipitation soon outstays its we...

DECEMBER 4, 2015 | FRIDAY
Weekend Projects: 5 Style-Boosting Bar Stools You Can Build

Whether located indoors in the kitchen or outdoors on the patio, a home bar can be a scene of rest, relaxation, and revelry during your potlucks and cocktail parties. But if there are mor...

DECEMBER 1, 2015 | TUESDAY
12 Totally Unexpected Ways to DIY a Holiday Wreath

This holiday season, skip the ho-ho-humdrum home decor. Deck the halls—and the doors—with one of these 12 unconventional DIY wreaths.

NOVEMBER 28, 2015 | SATURDAY
Weekend Projects: 5 Timeless DIY Advent Calendars

Every winter, children and adults from myriad cultures celebrate the Germanic tradition of the advent calendar—reveling in its myriad doors and pockets with eager anticipation of the surp...

NOVEMBER 26, 2015 | THURSDAY
Is Milk or Chalk Paint the Right Finish for You?

It’s not how you start, but how you finish, as the adage goes. But when it comes to painting, the materials you choose at the start of your project are key in determining the (paint) fini...

NOVEMBER 23, 2015 | MONDAY
Quick Tip: Use Rice to Clean Bottles and Vases

Your holiday spirits may be high when the champagne and the conversation is overflowing, but after the guests leave, you’re left with that sinking feeling of washing the dirty dishes—name...

NOVEMBER 17, 2015 | TUESDAY
Quick Tip: The Best Way to Prevent Freezer Burn

For many Thanksgiving hosts, the holiday's fun, family, and food mark the culmination of a month-long process: diligent decorating, guest planning, and, most notably, large-scale meal pre...

NOVEMBER 12, 2015 | THURSDAY
15 Ways to Fake a Clean House

Don’t let lingering dust, dirt, and clutter set your last minute entertaining plans awash. Use these 15 cleaning shortcuts to turn the grimiest estate into a prime estate in minutes.