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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JULY 9, 2019 | TUESDAY
The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities in America

These days there are more reasons than ever to don a helmet and hop on a bike, whether your goal is to reduce your carbon footprint, cut down on gas costs, get fit, or simply relive the c...

JULY 8, 2019 | MONDAY
How Much Tile Do I Need? Solved!

Q: I plan on installing tile on my entryway floor and kitchen backsplash. How much tile do I need to buy in each case?A: You’re wise to mull over your tile needs before you go shopping fo...

6 Things to Know Before Setting Up a Stock Tank Pool

Stock tanks—large containers traditionally used on farms to water livestock—are getting recreationally repurposed as an affordable alternative to above-ground swimming pools. While a stoc...

JULY 1, 2019 | MONDAY
The Most Affordable Ways to Fence in a Yard

Add privacy, security, and even beauty to your front or backyard on with these cheap fence ideas.

JUNE 27, 2019 | THURSDAY
6 Things to Know About Living with High Ceilings

Though nine-foot ceilings are the industry standard for new construction, ceilings that soar to 10 or 12 feet and even higher certainly have their appeal, adding to the spaciousness and e...

20 Amazing Places You Aren’t Allowed to Visit

Helen Keller once said, "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen nor even touched, but just felt in the heart." That's necessarily the case now for many awe-inspiri...

JUNE 25, 2019 | TUESDAY
The Best Caulks for Showers and Tubs

While DIYers can obsess about caulking technique, the truth is that laying down the perfect bead will do little good if you don’t use the right caulk for the job. This viscous, waterproo...

JUNE 20, 2019 | THURSDAY
35 Easy Ways to Protect Your Home from Break-Ins

More than 3.5 million burglaries occur each year in the United States, and in more than 1 million of those, a household member was present at the time. Statistics like these can make home...

JUNE 15, 2019 | SATURDAY
Solved! The Best Paint for Furniture

Q: I want to renew a recently purchased thrift store chair with paint. What’s the best paint to use on furniture?A: Although some paint brands carry dedicated furniture paint designed to ...

JUNE 14, 2019 | FRIDAY
The Big Cities with the Best Parks Hiding in Them

Sprawling metropolises from New York to San Francisco abound in impressive sights like big-league sports venues, must-see landmarks, and renowned restaurants. With so much on offer, it ca...