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 5, 2018 | MONDAY
Solved! What to Do When You Have Moths in the Closet

Q: I recently took my favorite sweater off of its hanger only to discover small holes in its knitting.  Could this mean I have moths in the closet? And, if so, how do I get rid of them?A:...

MARCH 1, 2018 | THURSDAY
The 20 Friendliest Cities in America

The good old USA frequently ranks among the world's friendliest countries, but residents of the most affable American cities go above and beyond mere courtesy by offering a genuine smile,...

FEBRUARY 28, 2018 | WEDNESDAY
The Backsplash Remedy You Never Knew You Needed

Tile backsplashes defend kitchen and bathroom walls from moisture, collecting dirt, grime, mildew, and mold in the process. And while tile is fairly simple to clean (we've got the sco...

FEBRUARY 22, 2018 | THURSDAY
All You Need to Know About Knockdown Texture

The knockdown drywall finish, an early 1990s successor to popcorn and orange peel textures, has remained a hit with homeowners for its impressive appearance and practicality. The look is ...

FEBRUARY 21, 2018 | WEDNESDAY
The 30 Best Towns to Move to for Retirement

If you're looking for the perfect place for you, your parents, or your grandparents to retire, you're probably weighing important factors like affordability, pleasant weather, and popular...

FEBRUARY 14, 2018 | WEDNESDAY
How To: Dispose of Dry Ice

Solidified carbon dioxide—better known as dry ice—is commonly used to freeze food or keep it cold longer than regular ice thanks to its frigid surface temperature of -109. 3 degrees Fahre...

FEBRUARY 13, 2018 | TUESDAY
Solved! How High to Mount a TV

Q: I'm eager to try out my new flat screen television on movie night—less so to rig it up to the wall. How high should I mount the TV? And do you have any tips for physically mounting...

FEBRUARY 2, 2018 | FRIDAY
25 Tiny Towns to Visit for a Glimpse at How We Used to Live

With their captivating histories and unbroken ties to tradition, these small but fascinating towns bring to life the legends, the lore, and the romance of the past.

FEBRUARY 1, 2018 | THURSDAY
What's the Difference? Mineral Spirits vs Paint Thinner

You might have found the perfect color, but what about the right consistency? Paint's thickness—or, rather, thinness—is key to a perfect application. Whether you need to thin oil-base...

JANUARY 31, 2018 | WEDNESDAY
Pedestrians Only: 20 Car-Free Places in America

If you're sick of your gas guzzler, maybe it's time to head off to one of these stateside locales where cars rarely, if ever, make an appearance. Click through to hitch a virtual ride to ...