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

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JANUARY 17, 2019 | THURSDAY
For the Dogs: 11 Crazy Home Upgrades Made by Pet Owners

Most pet parents make a few changes to their dwelling when they welcome a new four-legged friend, maybe fencing in the yard, installing a dog door, or putting up an indoor gate. But some ...

JANUARY 14, 2019 | MONDAY
Solved! How Often You Should Actually Be Vacuuming

Q: I only vacuum my floors when I notice them looking dingy. How often should you vacuum?A: Interior designers and hygiene experts agree that floors should be vacuumed once weekly at mini...

JANUARY 11, 2019 | FRIDAY
15 Wallpaper Trends to Try in 2019

Are you getting ready to wallpaper a plain wall or replace your current passé print with a more trendy treatment? We’ve compiled a list of the wallpaper styles that are trending in 2019—a...

JANUARY 10, 2019 | THURSDAY
These 30 Places Have the Worst Weather in America

All cities experience extreme weather events every now and again, but some receive far more than their fair share. Get ready to learn which American cities have the most unbearable weathe...

JANUARY 9, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
20 Incredible Ideas for a DIY Storage Bench

Whether your digs are cramped or palatial, a storage bench provides both extra seating and another place to stash your stuff. Click through for 20 benches you can build yourself to help m...

JANUARY 4, 2019 | FRIDAY
Buyer's Guide: Interior Paints

Whether you plan on painting walls, furnishings, cabinets, or trim, you’ll need a quality interior paint to achieve good-looking, long-lasting results. But the sheer variety of interior p...

DECEMBER 31, 2018 | MONDAY
Solved! The Perfect Height for Towel Bars and Hooks

Q: I'll be remodeling my guest bathroom soon. What’s the best towel bar height? Does the same height apply to towel rings? A: With all the details that go into a bathroom remodel, towel b...

DECEMBER 29, 2018 | SATURDAY
15 U.S. Towns with Wacky New Year's Traditions

While New Year's Eve is typically observed with raucous parties and freely flowing libations, some towns veer away from tradition to embrace oddball festivities that reflect their distinc...

DECEMBER 28, 2018 | FRIDAY
8 Genius Ways to Hide Every Wire in Your Home

Does your enthusiasm for electronics have you living in a jungle of cords? Given the sheer volume of wires that dwell in a modern home, figuring out how to hide TV wires and cords and cab...

DECEMBER 28, 2018 | FRIDAY
Solved! The Best Time to Buy New Appliances at a Discount

Q: I want to replace a few aging appliances without paying an arm and a leg. What’s the best time of year to buy appliances?A: You’re smart to replace appliances before they fail, when yo...