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5 Home Ownership Expenses That Are Tax Deductible—and 5 That Aren’t
If you bought your first home in 2023 or refinanced your home, then you might be in line to take advantage of some ho...
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The Best Way to Maximize Your Tax Refund? By Investing in These Home Improvement Projects
One of the best ways to spend a tax refund is to put it toward projects that will earn you tax credits, ensuring you ...
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Solved! Why Is My Gas Bill So High?
Q: My gas bill seems out of control lately. I don’t remember paying this much in previous years, and I’m wondering if...
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How to Paint Furniture Like a Pro
Learning how to paint your own furniture opens up a world of opportunities, allowing you to create custom pieces whil...
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Don't Get Caught In The Cold: Our Favorite Generators Are Up to $1,000 Off Right Now
Winter storms are impacting much of the United States right now, and more is on the way with January and February bei...
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We Tested 300+ Products in 2023, and These Were Our Favorites
The Bob Vila team tests products all year long, from robotic pool cleaners and portable generators to power drills an...
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Final Hours of Cyber Monday: 50+ Editor-Approved Tool Deals to Shop
Cyber Monday 2023 is here! And our editors have been enjoying leftovers while shopping every home improvement store f...
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All of the Ways You Can Get a Free DeWalt Tool—or 2—for Black Friday
Nothing beats free, right? This year, the big home improvement stores have rolled out buy-one-get-one and buy-one-get...
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5 Most Underrated Deals for the Home This Black Friday
Black Friday has ushered in a season of deals, with retailers big and small slash prices on the most sought-after ite...
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Cyber Monday Deal Alert: Air Purifiers, Vacuums, and Kitchen Appliances Are up to $800 Off
Some of the biggest early Cyber Monday deals we're seeing are on appliances—both in terms of literal size and savings...
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Save 50% Off & Free Shipping During Balsam Hill's Black Friday Sale
Balsam Hill was founded in 2006 with the goal of creating the finest and most realistic Christmas trees on the market...
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All You Need to Know About Generac's Portable Generator Recall
When the power goes out, portable generators can offer a quick and convenient source of backup power in the short ter...
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Frontdoor’s ‘Telehealth for the Home’ Is Disrupting the Home Service Industry
One of the most difficult challenges for homeowners is keeping up with home maintenance and repairs (and budgeting fo...
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Can a Metal Roof Save Your Home From a Wildfire?
During recent wildfires in Lahaina, Hawaii, a single home stood intact amidst widespread ruin, becoming known as the ...
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One of the Best Fire Pits We've Tested Is $140 Off Right Now
A good fire pit will maximize your outdoor space well past the summer. Not only do these compact heaters keep you war...
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Ace Hardware Is Giving Away Free Craftsman Batteries—Here's How to Get Yours
Between its high-speed power tools and variety of DIY essentials, Craftsman has quickly become one of our favorite to...
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Home Depot Is Selling the Giant Skeleton Again, Plus a 13-Foot Jack Skellington for Halloween
The Home Depot let the black cat out of the bag on Instagram: Its Halloween collection went on sale today, July 13, a...
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The Best Prime Day Power Station Deals Include 37% Off DeWalt
Roadside emergencies can quickly turn into stressful situations, but with the DeWalt DXAEJ14 Portable Power Station, ...
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This Powerful Husqvarna Robot Mower Is Now $750 Off In the Final Hours of Prime Day
Put your lawn care routine on autopilot with the Husqvarna Automower 430X Robotic Lawn Mower. With GPS-assisted navig...
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Our Favorite Impact Driver Is a Whopping 50% Off In Prime Day's Final Hours
Amazon's Prime Day sale event features half-off the DeWalt 20V MAX impact driver, making these two days the perfect t...
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Amazon Secretly Put Plants in the Prime Day 2023 Sale
Prime Day is a great time to snag a discount on Amazon-branded devices, tools, and tech—and boy, have we seen some gr...
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Last Chance Prime Day Deals: Shop Patio Furniture for Up to 47% Off
The clock is ticking, Amazon Prime Day is almost over. This year, the annual shopping holiday through 12 am PT on Jul...
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Get SimpliSafe's New Cutting-Edge Indoor Camera for Free During Their July 4th Sale
Just in time for its July 4th sale, SimpliSafe has unveiled a new, improved, and more technologically sophisticated i...
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Deal Alert: Shop DeWalt Tools Up to 55% Off Post-Prime Day
Amazon Prime Day's 48-hour run may be over, but there are still so many incredible tool deals to take advantage of po...
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Allstate and State Farm Won't Offer Homeowners Insurance in California—Here's Why
Insurance giants State Farm and Allstate have officially ceased to accept applications for homeowners insurance from ...
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Why Now Is the Time to Invest in Rooftop Solar—and Where to Start
This is the third installment of Bob Vila’s Most Valuable Projects of 2023, a month-long series featuring high-ROI ho...
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8 Things You Can Do Now to Be Ready for Flash Flooding
What is a flash flood? Imagine tens of thousands of gallons of fast-moving water arriving with little or no warning. ...
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Some Homeowners Never Worry About Egg Prices—Here’s How They Do It
Self-sufficient homeowners have raised chickens for centuries, and ownership of backyard chickens increased from 8 pe...
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Will Mortgage Rates Go Down in 2023?
Q: I’m ready to buy a house, but I keep hearing different opinions about whether now is a good time to buy because of...
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Our Favorites Are 70% Off in Wayfair's New Year Sale: Sofas, Le Creuset, and More
We're only two weeks into 2023, which means fresh starts are still in order. And who knows this better than Wayfair? ...
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20 Last-Minute Deals You Can Still Get on Tools In Time for Christmas
We're just a few days out from Christmas, and the window is closing to find the perfect gifts for the DIYer in your l...
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25 Last-Minute Christmas Decor Deals to Shop at Home Depot
Christmas is just 12 days away! And if you have yet to assemble your tree, grab your boxes of decorations, and put up...
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The 15 Best Home Depot Tool Deals for December 2022
Whether you want to build furniture, install new light fixtures, or simply hang holiday decorations on the walls, sta...
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9 Reasons Every Household Should Have a Portable Generator
Power outages are usually the result of extreme weather events such as high winds, lightning strikes, or ice buildup ...
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20 Best December Deals on Appliances, Tools, and Patio Furniture
Black Friday and Cyber Monday came and went, but the deals on tools, appliances, and patio furniture are just getting...
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You Can Still Get Free Tools from DeWalt, Milwaukee, and Ryobi at Home Depot
The Home Depot had packed its Cyber Weekend sales full with plenty of deals on power tools and gear for the workshop....
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The 21 Best Deals on Patio Furniture, Outdoor Heaters, and More for Cyber Monday
Cyber Monday is one of the best days of the year to furnish your patio at a low price thanks to deals on outdoor sect...
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Last Call for $475 Christmas Trees—and 33 More Cyber Monday Deals on Holiday Decor
This year's Cyber Monday sales include a wide selection of Christmas decorations—from lifelike artificial trees and g...
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Our Favorite AeroGarden Is 52% Off for Cyber Monday—And Makes a Great Gift
If you've ever wished you had a better time keeping plants alive, now is your chance to change your luck. AeroGarden'...
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The 37 Best Cyber Monday Sales to Shop for Your Home
Cyber Monday deals are officially here. Sure, price drops have been rolling out all month long from Amazon, The Home ...
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17 Great Sofas Under $500 to Shop for Cyber Monday
With winter's official start merely weeks away, cold nights inside lounging on the sofa will soon become a reality. W...
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The 25+ Best Home Depot Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals of 2022
Like many retailers, The Home Depot adopted a "Black Friday month" approach to store sales this November and released...
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The 39 Best Amazon Black Friday Deals on Tools, Tech, and More
Even after Black Friday sales officially ended yesterday, Amazon continues to have millions of deals across the site ...
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Artificial Christmas Trees Are Up to $350 Off for Black Friday
Editor’s Note: We're now actively scouting Cyber Monday sales, so this post is no longer being updated. For the lates...
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The 30+ Best Target Black Friday Deals You Can Still Shop
Black Friday is winding down. Of course, many retailers have been announcing sales throughout the month—to the point ...
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The 13 Best Black Friday Sales for Your Home Improvement Projects
Black Friday has come and gone, but the savings are still here—and you can find them on much more than just TVs and t...
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The 13 Best Black Friday Coffee Maker Deals—Up to $250 Off
Power through the holiday season with a strong cup of coffee or espresso served from what could just be your best Bla...
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Target Is Selling Dyson’s Best Black Friday Deal Yet—a Vacuum for $279
Editor’s Note: This deal is no longer active, but there's another Dyson at Target for just $279 worth considering—the...
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The 24 Best Wayfair Black Friday Deals of 2022
Wayfair, which has earned a reputation as an affordable retailer of home goods and decor, is outdoing itself this Bla...
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With Talk of Nationwide Bans, Are We Saying Goodbye to the Gas Stove?
Indoor air pollution is at the heart of the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s proposal to ban gas stoves nat...
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Stock Up On Winter Storm Gear During These Great Black Friday Sales
Earlier this fall, we shared winter forecast predictions on Bob Vila that included heavy snowfall. Then just before T...
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The Best Roomba Black Friday Deals Start at $174
Black Friday is around the corner, and with it comes outstanding vacuum deals from top brands like iRobot, Dyson, Sha...
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The 28+ Best Amazon Black Friday Deals You Can Shop Right Now
Black Friday is only days away, but the deal announcements have already rolled in from all of the major retailers. Un...
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The Best Dyson Black Friday Deals of 2022 Include Vacuums Under $300
Editor’s Note: We’re now actively scouting Cyber Monday sales, so this post is no longer being updated. For the lates...
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Get 20% Off Household Essentials from Amazon in Its Stock Up and Save Event
Running low on the basics? Whether you're short on toilet paper or cleaning supplies, you're in luck: You can speedil...
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The Worst Invasive Insects in Every State—and How to Deal With Them
There are many insects that can dine on your garden, lay waste to the structural integrity of your home, or even pose...
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Why You Should Buy Your Halloween Candy Now and How to Store It
It may still feel like summer in most parts of the country, but spooky season is just around the corner. While the ca...
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Weathering Water Restrictions: How to Save Your Landscape From the Effects of Drought
The U. S Geological Survey defines drought as a “period of drier-than-normal conditions that results in water-related...
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Paint Brands Are Predicting Next Year’s Hottest Hues—Here’s What We Know So Far
Painting can be one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to update the look of your space, whether it’s inside...
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The Farmers’ Almanac Predicts Loads of Snow After an Exceptionally Dry Summer
Shake, shiver, and shovel. According to the Farmers' Almanac winter forecast, that’s what many of us will be doing du...
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Experts Agree This Interior Upgrade Will Pay You Back—and Then Some
Whether you’re hoping to put your home on the market or are simply looking to invest your renovation budget wisely, y...
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9 Home Upgrades the Climate Bill Can Help You Pay For
The Inflation Reduction Act that was recently passed by the U. S. Congress includes $369 billion for energy security ...
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Why You Should Care That the Monarch Butterfly Population Is Dwindling
For the first time, the monarch butterfly has entered the endangered species list due to its dwindling numbers. With ...
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8 Things to Know Before Buying a House in a Wildfire-Prone Region
Wildfires can wreak havoc on entire communities instantaneously. Unfortunately, wildfires are getting more intense an...
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10 Innovative Materials Poised to Make Home Building More Sustainable
Not only is sustainability in vogue, but it is becoming more critical as climate change and other environmental issue...
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Water Restrictions Are Expanding—What That Means for Your Home and Garden
As wildfires rage, droughts persist, and heat waves impact much of the country, water restrictions are becoming more ...
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Fractal Wood Burning: What You Need to Know About TikTok's Most Dangerous DIY Trend
Recently, there’s been increased online interest in fractal wood burning, a process that uses electricity to burn pat...
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Lumber Prices Are Lower, but Here's Why Your Home Projects Could Still Cost More
The skyrocketing price of lumber has dominated headlines in the residential construction world over the past couple o...
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The Right to Repair Movement Is Heating Up—Here's What All DIYers Need to Know
After you purchase a car, grill, phone, generator, or pretty much any other product, the general assumption is that y...
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The 15 Best Home and Kitchen Deals at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is in full swing! Happening now through July 31, the sale features more than 6,000 mar...
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This Property Type Has More Competition Among Home Buyers Than Single-Family Homes Right Now
Throughout much of 2022, a high percentage of home sellers were seeing bidding wars. Many sold their homes for signif...
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This Millennial Trend Could Hurt a House Sale
We all know the importance of curb appeal when it’s time to sell a home, but did you know that the color of your fron...
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Target Deal Days 2022: The Best Deals on Home, Kitchen, and More
Target Deal Days has arrived! The online event, happening July 11 through 13, offers shoppers hundreds of thousands o...
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The Best Prime Day Amazon Echo Deals of 2022
As a major player in smart home technology, Amazon is known for its tech products like Echo devices. So naturally, it...
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This Is Why You Should Incorporate More Copper Into Your Home
A worldwide pandemic has made everyone more aware of what they touch. Many bacteria and viruses, including Covid-19, ...
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These Are the Most Valuable House Styles in the U.S. in 2022
House prices have steadily risen across the country and show no signs of slowing. While location is often considered ...
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Tim Allen and Richard Karn’s Show is Back With a New Name—and Home Improvement Fans Will Love It
 It’s Tool Time… again!It’s been more than two decades since the television series “Home Improvement” left the airwav...
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This is Why Your Backyard Barbecue Will Cost More This Summer
As summertime and backyard barbecues begin in earnest, the specter of price inflation hangs in the background, ensuri...
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Bob Vila Is Honored With the Daytime Emmy Award for Lifetime Achievement
On June 18, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences honored Bob Vila along with This Old House with th...
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These Outdoor Features Will Improve Your Yard—and Your Home’s Value
This is the fourth installment of Bob Vila’s Most Valuable Projects of 2022, a month-long series featuring high-ROI h...
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Here's How to Get the Best Bang for Your Buck With a Bathroom Remodel
This is the third installment of Bob Vila’s Most Valuable Projects of 2022, a month-long series featuring high-ROI ho...
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Throngs of Home Buyers Have Relocated to Drought-Stricken Regions—What That Means for the Water Crisis
Many people spend their lives dreaming of retiring to a warmer climate, but some are getting more than they bargained...
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It Pays to Make These 5 Curb Appeal Updates
This is the second installment of Bob Vila’s Most Valuable Projects of 2022, a month-long series featuring high-ROI h...
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Here's Why Mass Timber Could Be a Game Changer for the Building Industry
With building materials being a significant contributor to carbon emissions and sustainable solutions becoming more p...
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Here’s Why Home Buyers and Sellers Love a Kitchen Remodel—and Where to Start
This is the first installment of Bob Vila’s Most Valuable Projects of 2022, a month-long series featuring high-ROI ho...
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Fact or Fiction: Does This Viral TikTok Cleaning Trick Really Work?
It’s no secret that the TikTok algorithm gets to know your interests pretty well, and as an editor for BobVila. com t...
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I Let My Lawn Grow for No Mow May—Here’s What Happened
No Mow May was started in 2019 by citizen scientists in the United Kingdom as part of a conservation study to support...
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Why You Should Care About Extreme Drought in the Southwest, Even if You Don’t Live There
You may recall learning about the 1930s Dust Bowl in history class. Droughts come and go, but the extreme drought cur...
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The Pros and Cons of Living in an A-Frame House
A-frame homes are making a comeback. These cozy buildings are simple structures where the sloped sides of the A-shape...
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These Are the 10 Best Cities for Downsizing in 2022
If your home feels empty now that your children are grown, if you have high mortgage payments, or if you're looking t...
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10 Harsh Realities of House Hunting in 2022
Many home-buying hopefuls dutifully donned masks to attend open houses in late 2020 and 2021 only to find themselves ...
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Way Day’s 26 Best Furniture Deals on Sofas, Dressers, and More
There’s no better time to furnish a home or apartment! Wayfair’s Way Day 2022 sale is already well underway—with disc...
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8 Things You Should Know Before Buying a House With Solar Panels
In 2021, solar energy accounted for 46 percent of all new electricity-generating capacity added in the United States....
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Home Features That Protect Against Climate Change Are Key Selling Points for Today's Buyers, According to Zillow
You may already know that making your home more eco-friendly can increase your return on investment, but did you know...
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4 Crucial Things to Know When Pricing Your Home for Sale in Today’s Volatile Market
During the past two years, home prices have been, for lack of a better word, crazy, so much so that we’ve been warnin...
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How to Keep Your Backyard Flock Safe from the Deadly Bird Flu
Though the news is rife with reminders about skyrocketing egg prices (which were up almost 60 percent year-over-year ...
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Are 3D-Printed Homes the Answer to the Housing Shortage?
House hunters have their work cut out for them. A limited number of available houses combined with soaring home value...
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10 Inflation Price Hikes That Will Increase the Cost of Your Home Projects This Year
While some industries are beginning to rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic, the home improvement trade continues to st...
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10 Women-Owned Home and Garden Brands We Love
Women-owned businesses growing and thriving in the home and garden industries are always worth celebrating. When wome...
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This New Construction-Grade Building Material Recycles the World’s Worst Plastics
Plastic is a massive contributor to global waste and pollution. In fact, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)...
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Airbnb Proves a Surprising Donation Platform for Ukrainians—Here’s How
The conflict in Ukraine has captured the attention of the international community, with many looking for a way to off...
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The 10 Best Amazon Deals on Gardening and Lawn Care Products Right Now
Whether you love to garden or simply appreciate a perfectly manicured lawn, you'll want to stock up on a few outdoor ...
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25 Hilarious Snow Plow Names That Make This Weather Worth It
Getting through winter can be tough, especially if you live in a part of the country that gets heavy snowfall. Many r...
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This Purple Houseplant Is the First New Genus to Be Introduced in Decades—And You Can Get it Now
Houseplant varieties change constantly, to the delight of indoor plant enthusiasts. Plant breeders are continuously l...
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Presidents Day Sales Extended: Amazon, Macy’s, and More Still Have Over 50 Percent Off
Presidents Day weekend is over, but shoppers can still get a great deal: Some of our favorite retailers have extended...
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11 Black Americans Who Have Changed the Way We Garden
Commercial farms, public landscapes, community gardens, and backyard planting plots enhance our lives with bounty and...
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Goblincore: The Decor Trend You Shouldn’t Be Afraid Of
Last year, the cottagecore aesthetic—a trend that encouraged embracing a simpler, more bucolic look—took the fashion ...
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Wayfair Slashes Prices by up to 70 Percent for Presidents Day—Making These the Best Discounts Since Black Friday
Wayfair has great prices year-round, but the retailer’s Presidents Day Clearance Sale is delivering some of the lowes...
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The 10 Coolest Things We Saw at the 2022 International Builders’ Show
Back in action after a 1-year hiatus, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) welcomed enthusiastic exhibito...
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Amazon Has a Secret Site With Tons of Space-Saving Furniture—and Items Start at Under $20
Attention all apartment renters, minimalists, and tiny-home dwellers: Amazon has your back. The online retailer launc...
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Wayfair Drops New Industrial Design Line—and You Can Already Get Up to 60 Percent Off
We can’t get enough of Wayfair’s low prices and endless selection. And now, there’s even more to be excited about: Wa...
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Amazon Has a Secret Overstock Website—and Items Start at Under $10
Shoppers know that Amazon is the place to go to score a great price, but even Amazon regulars might not know that the...
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6 in 10 People Can't Stand When This Surface Is Dirty
Cleaning is an unavoidable part of life, but homeowners differ when it comes to which housekeeping tasks they’re like...
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Real Estate Sites Are Dropping Neighborhood Crime Data—Here's Why
Buying a house is the most significant financial purchase many will make, which is why it's vital to know everything ...
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Buying a House With a Friend? Don’t Do It—But if You Do...
Many regions of the United States are in a seller’s market as home prices continue to rise. In fact, December 2021 Zi...
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Very Peri: How to Incorporate Pantone’s 2022 Color of the Year Into Your Home’s Decor
Pantone, the global color-matching authority and developer of the Pantone Matching System used extensively by interio...
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Prices for Target’s New Home Organization Collection Start at Just $1—And We Found the Best Deals
The start of a new year is the perfect time to declutter and get new systems in place, and Target has just what you n...
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See Inside Habitat for Humanity's First 3D-Printed Home—and the Future of Construction
Founded in 1976, Habitat for Humanity has constructed hundreds of thousands of affordable homes for people who need t...
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Get Up To 60 Percent Off During the Best New Year Sales of 2022
After the aisles are cleared from holiday sales, big-box retailers and other shops introduce their new year sales, wh...
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Get Up to 75 Percent Off During Wayfair’s End-of-Year Sale—We Found the 24 Best Deals
The year is winding down, but Wayfair’s end-of-year sale is just getting started. Shoppers can save up to 60 percent ...
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Here's Why You Shouldn't Bring Your Own Firewood on Your Next Camping Trip
You might be tempted to bring your own firewood on your next camping trip, or haul back fallen logs to use in your ho...
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With Most Eviction Moratoriums Ending in 2021, What Will 2022 Look Like for Landlords and Renters?
In 2020, emergency eviction bans came amid a rash of layoffs and pandemic-related work shutdowns that left millions o...
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Target Just Released More Holiday Deals—And We Found the 15 Best Ones
Even with Black Friday and Cyber Monday behind us, Target isn’t slowing down on giving its customers top-notch deals....
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The 15 Best Deals on Bob Vila–Approved Gifts
If you’re still searching for the perfect gift for a friend, family member, or Secret Santa, look no further: We’ve f...
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Furniture Is Up to 70 Percent Off for Cyber Monday—and These Are the 20 Best Deals
Cyber Monday is here, and prices are slashed across the board—including and especially furniture. Couches and ergonom...
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The Best Roomba Deals We've Seen This Cyber Monday
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/29/2021. This Cyber Monday, snag a sale price on a robot ...
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We Found the 15 Best Cyber Monday Deals on Tools From DeWalt, Milwaukee, and More
Cyber Monday delivers the best prices of the year, and tools are no exception.  Whether you’re shopping for the DIYer...
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The Cyber Monday Vacuum Deals of 2021 from Dyson, BISSELL, and More
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/29/2021. Clean-up around the holidays can feel endless, s...
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Cyber Monday 2021 Deals: We Found the Best Deals at The Home Depot, Wayfair, and More
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/29/2021. While Black Friday has been an annual sales even...
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You Can Still Get Over 50 Percent Off on Amazon—These Are the 20 Best Cyber Monday Deals Right Now
Black Friday may be behind us, but the sales are far from over. Cyber Monday deals are here, and there’s no better pl...
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Our Favorite Snowblower Is $90 Off for Cyber Monday—Get It Before First Snow
Cold weather means snow is on the horizon, so now is the perfect time to snag this Black Friday deal on a great snowb...
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Clean Up with the Best Washer and Dryer Black Friday 2021 Deals on Samsung, GE, and More
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/28/2021. Editor’s Note: These deals are a year old and no...
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These 32 Black Friday Tool Deals Are Still Available on Amazon
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/28/2021. DIYers, get excited: With Black Friday sales sti...
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The Best Home Depot Black Friday Deals You Can Still Find on GE, DeWalt, and More
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/28/21. The best Home Depot Black Friday deals are still g...
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The Best Black Friday Furniture Deals Are Up to 80 Percent Off
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/27/2021. Editor’s Note: These deals are no longer being u...
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The Best Keurig Black Friday Deals of 2021
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/27/2021. Extend the high energy you get from finding a go...
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The Best DeWalt Black Friday Deals 2021 from The Home Depot and More
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/27/2021. Black Friday is the best time of year to get a g...
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The Best Roomba and Robot Vacuum Deals We've Seen This Black Friday
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/27/2021. Editor’s Note: These deals are no longer being u...
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The Best Dishwasher Black Friday 2021 Deals: Savings on Bosch, Samsung, KitchenAid, and More
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/27/2021. If your dishwasher isn’t performing the way it u...
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The Best Tractor Supply Black Friday Deals of 2023
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/27/2021. Black Friday is the biggest shopping event of th...
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AeroGardens Are Up to $150 Off on Amazon Right Now for Black Friday
Beginner gardeners, rejoice: The easy-to-use LED and hydroponic planters from AeroGarden are all on sale for Black Fr...
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All the Best Amazon Black Friday 2021 Deals on TVs, Tablets, and More
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/26/2021. Amazon Black Friday deals are here, and they're ...
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The Best Black Friday Mattress Deals of 2021 from Casper and More
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/26/2021. With Black Friday 2021 here, now is a great time...
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The Best Black Friday Deals at Target on TVs, Appliances, and More
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/26/2021. Target is one of the biggest retailers for home ...
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The Best Black Friday Kitchen Deals from Amazon and More
Black Friday deals are here, and there’s no shortage of them—especially on everything for the kitchen. Maybe you’ve b...
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The Best Walmart Black Friday 2021 Deals on TVs, Tablets, and More
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/24/2021. Black Friday 2021 is unlike any other. Freed fro...
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The Best Black Friday TV Deals of 2023: No Better Time to Buy TVs From LG, Samsung, Sony, and More
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/24/2021. Black Friday 2021 deals are here, and they're so...
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The Best Black Friday Laptop Deals 2021: ASUS, HP, Dell, Apple, and More
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/24/2021. Black Friday is the main shopping event of the y...
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The Best Dyson Black Friday Deals of 2023: Unbeatable Discounts on Vacuums, Humidifiers, Hair Dryers, and More
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/24/2021. Black Friday marks the start of the holiday shop...
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Amazon Black Friday Prices Continue to Drop—We Found the 36 Best Deals So Far
Amazon always has low prices, but these Black Friday deals take those prices to new lows. We’ve scoured the site to f...
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The Best Lowe's Black Friday Deals of 2023: Slashed Prices on Frigidaire, Whirlpool, iRobot, and More
Prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on 11/24/2021. Black Friday is here! More than ever, shoppers a...
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Black Friday TV Deals 2021: The 8 Best Deals You Can—and Should—Get Right Now
TVs are a Black Friday top seller year after year, and you’re in luck because we’ve rounded up the best Black Friday ...
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Save Over 50 Percent on the Hottest Tech for Black Friday—And We Found the Best Deals on Amazon, Best Buy, and More
Tech gadgets are always some of the top-selling items on Black Friday, and there are so many great deals to take adva...
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Amazon Takes 44 Percent Off the Kindle for Black Friday—Now Under $50
If you’re shopping for a bookworm this holiday season, don’t pass up this $40 discount on a Kindle e-reader—it’s the ...
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The eufy Vacuum With Over 7,000 5-Star Ratings on Amazon Is 36 Percent Off for Black Friday
The Black Friday deals keep on rolling in, and now you can get an awesome price on this innovative eufy by Anker robo...
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The Apple AirPods Max Drops To Its Near Lowest Price Ever at $440 on Amazon for Black Friday
Apple makes some of the most coveted holiday products, and the AirPods Max are no exception—and now you can snag a pa...
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Black Friday 2021 Preview: The Best 25 Deals From Amazon, Target, Walmart, Best Buy, and The Home Depot So Far
Black Friday is just over a week away, and the deals are just getting better and better. Many retailers like Best Buy...
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Supply Chain Shortages Hit U.S. Paint Supply—One Color in Particular
Just about every day, it seems, we see stories on the news about supply-chain disruptions around the world. These sup...
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We Found the 8 Best Deals During Samsung’s Early Black Friday Sale—And They Probably Won’t Last
Samsung is known for its cutting-edge technology and sleek designs, and its kitchen appliances are no exception—and n...
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These Black Friday Amazon Smart-Home Prices Are So Low, We Thought They Were Wrong
Amazon’s iconic voice assistant Alexa is turning 7, and Amazon is celebrating with incredible prices on Alexa-enabled...
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The Home Depot Kicks Off Its Black Friday Sale Early—And We Found the Best Deals
The Home Depot’s Black Friday sales are live, and there’s no reason to wait to get the best prices of the year on top...
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Target Just Released New Early Black Friday Deals—We Found the Biggest Ones on TVs, Headphones, Tech, and More
The holidays are sooner than you think, and Target is celebrating with their Holiday Best Deals. Every Sunday until B...
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Black Friday is Already Here—Start Shopping Now Before It’s Too Late
Shipping delays and supply chain problems have changed the face of America’s No. 1 shopping day: Black Friday. Retail...
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Macy’s Unleashes Black Friday-Worthy Deals During the Friends & Family Sale—These Are The Best Ones
The early holiday sales are in full force, and today through Monday, November 1, you can score almost unheard-of disc...
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Best Buy Just Dropped Even More Early Black Friday 2021 Deals—Here Are the Best 15 to Snag Right Now
Electronics are always at the top of everyone’s holiday wish list, and Best Buy’s Early Deals Event is here to make s...
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Best Buy Black Friday Deals Roll Out Early: Shop Top Tech Deals on HP Laptops, LG TVs, and More
Best Buy is starting Black Friday early this year, kicking off its Black Friday sale today with a 4-day event. Right ...
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Walmart Announces 2021 Black Friday Deals: 3 Huge Sales, Walmart+ Members Early Access, and More
Prices are current as of the last update at 5 pm on 10/18/21.  Start making your holiday gift lists now: Walmart has ...
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Target’s Deal Days Sale Has Major Black Friday Savings—and It Ends Today
These prices are current as of the last update at 2:30 pm on 10/12/21.  Black Friday is here early, thanks to Target ...
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The Home Depot’s 12-Foot Skeleton Has Sold Out—But We Found Some Equally Large Options Still in Stock for Halloween 2021
The Home Depot’s massive 12-foot skeleton Halloween decoration made quite the sensation last year—so much so that the...
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9 Latinx Designers All Homeowners Should Know
Latinx designers and artists have had a major influence on our world’s visual makeup, but they don’t always get the r...
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Headed Back to the Office? Here’s How to Make Your Cubicle Feel More Like Home
Back to WorkMany employers are in the process of instituting back-to-work plans that require either full-time or part...
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The Best Labor Day Sales 2021: All the Storewide Sales to Know About, From Instant Pot to Dyson
Summer may be winding down, but the Labor Day sales are heating up. Labor Day is Monday, September 6, 2021, and your ...
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Retiring? These 20 Essential Products Will Help You Take It Easy at Home
As you enter a new phase of life, make sure you’re equipped with items that will help keep you healthy, active, and ready for the next adventure.
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6 Reasons Why Buying a Big House Could Be a Bad Idea
The pandemic caused most of us to spend more time at home than we ever have, and for some—especially those with young...
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12 Home Maintenance Services You Should Book ASAP, According to Experts
While the days are still long and the temps are soaring, preparing a home for the coming winter is the last thing on ...
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Painting Your Bathroom This Color Could Increase Your Home's Selling Price by $5,000
In 2021, Zillow commissioned a study involving “1,300 recent or prospective U. S. home buyers” and found that certain...
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Before & After: A Drab Concrete Patio Becomes a Chic Outdoor Living Space
Like many homes built on a slab foundation, ours has a standard concrete patio that extends from the back of the hous...
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How to Create Indoor Decor From Your Outdoor Garden
Your garden is the perfect source for botanical decor. Not only does it provide you with edible bounty, colorful foli...
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We Found the Best Price on Our Most Comfortable Accent Chair on Amazon
You want that cool, stylish accent chair that you saw on Pinterest or Instagram, but a thought haunts you: “Is it eve...
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9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
With a little ingenuity, you can warm a cold swimming pool without having to spend thousands of dollars on an expensive pool heater.
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8 Things You Should Never Put in the Washing Machine
You’re probably guilty of at least one of these laundry woes.
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How to Protect Your Property From Wildfires
The damage caused by wildfires can be absolutely devastating. According to a 2020 study by the nonprofit research gro...
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Don't Do These 9 Things if You Want to Buy a House This Year
If you plan on purchasing a home this year, you’re not alone. There are currently more willing home buyers than homes...
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Go for (Brushed) Gold: 10 Gold Fixtures for Your Kitchen or Bath Reno
Hoping to set your space apart from the rest? For a winning kitchen or bath design, consider adding modern brushed gold fixtures.
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Having Trouble Finding an Air Conditioner This Summer? These Retailers Still Have Them
Even the most ardent climate change deniers can’t deny that this feels like one of the hottest summers in recent memo...
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Here's Why There's a Generator Shortage This Summer—and Here's What to Do
Severe weather conditions around the U. S. in early 2021 have triggered a surge in demand for generators, and the tre...
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6 Signs of Structural Damage You Should Never Ignore
Owning a home comes with some inevitable responsibilities, including maintaining and repairing problems before they w...
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6 Cool Ways To Use Apple AirTags Around Your Property
Apple's AirTags debuted at the end of April, and people are using them in some creative ways. These tiny devices atta...
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Solved! This Is the Best Time to Buy Furniture
Q: I’m in the market for new furniture but want to make sure I get the best deals. Can you tell me when to look out f...
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Are Trex and Other Composite Decking Materials Now More Affordable Than Lumber?
Summer’s here, but the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t behind us yet. Homeowners are looking for ways to congregate safely wi...
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It's a Seller's Market, But is It a Bad Time to Sell Your Home?
Even before the Covid era, the housing market had been competitive. But now, after spending 24 hours every day at hom...
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This Techie Bird Feeder is the Backyard Addition You Never Knew You Needed
Waking up to the sound of birds chirping is a delightful way to rise. As the day unfolds, watching birds play around ...
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The Latest Amazon Prime Day Smart Home Deals: Deep Discounts on Google, Amazon, iRobot, and More
This article was last updated at 12:05 PM EST.  Prime Day is here, and the deals are bigger and better than ever. If ...
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The Latest Prime Day Furniture Deals 2021: Massive Discounts on Zinus, Tangkula, Nathan James, and More
This post was last updated at 11:42 AM EST.  One of the biggest online sale events of the summer is here: Amazon Prim...
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Bob Vila's 75 Best Tips for Homeowners
Whether you’re looking to learn about lawn care or tool maintenance, DIY fixes or safety reminders, we know a guy who knows a few things about home care and repai...
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Why You Should Stock Up for Your Fall Painting Projects Now—and How to Make Every Drop Count
With people spending so much more time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, home renovation projects have been on th...
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This is the Ultimate IKEA Hack for Plant Parents
Residents of small apartments or houses may have little extra space for plants. However, some IKEA customers have bee...
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Chlorine Shortage Continues in 2022: What to Do Next
The Covid-19 pandemic made waves in the world of shipping and manufacturing, leading to shortages of appliances, lumb...
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Top Food Preservation Tips for When You Can’t Find Mason Jars
Home canning is more popular than ever, but that popularity isn’t without consequences. Supply-chain issues that bega...
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The Pros and Cons of Saltwater Pools
Many people have the impression that the water in a saltwater pool will be similar to ocean water, but that isn’t qui...
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5 Things to Know Before Covering Countertops with Contact Paper
Contact paper countertops—also known as peel-and-stick countertops—have gained popularity in recent years because the...
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If You Can't Find the House You Want, Should You Just Build It?
Looking for a new home? You’re not alone. Demand is high and inventory is low, which means we’re in a seller’s market...
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7 Types of Pine Trees That are Great for Home Landscapes
Easily recognized by their needle-type foliage, cone-bearing pine trees are evergreen, making them desirable in the h...
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Target Prime Day: The Best Deals at Target to Rival Amazon Prime Day 2021
Target's Deal Days are here! Save big on name-brand items during Target's rival Prime Day event. Check out the latest...
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Walmart Amazon Prime Day Deals 2021: Walmart's Rival Prime Day Deals Bonanza
Want the latest deals? We've compiled a list of the best—and the latest— of Walmart's Prime Day deals we love. There ...
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3 Surprisingly Good Reasons to Let Dandelions Grow in Your Yard
Most people turn their noses up at the swaths of yellow puffs that show up in the early springtime. To many, dandelio...
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Data Shows This Listing Trick Sells Homes for More Money
If you’re about to put your house on the market, you likely have a laundry list of things to fix, open houses to orga...
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The Surprising Benefit of Opossums All Homeowners Should Know About
The opossum needs a new publicist. This nocturnal animal—America’s only marsupial—is much maligned, but why? Is it th...
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USDA Releases Plant Hardiness Zones Map Update for 2023
Sometimes called “growing zones” or “gardening zones,” hardiness zones refer to a map developed by the USDA that sepa...
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As-Is Real Estate: What Buyers and Sellers Need to Know
Before putting their homes on the market, some sellers make expensive renovations that may or may not significantly i...
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The Best Prime Day Roomba Deals: Robot Vacuum Deals for Prime Day 2021
Want the latest Roomba deals? We've compiled a list of the best—and the latest— robot vacuum deals for Amazon Prime D...
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Amazon Prime Day TV Deals: Top-Tier TVs on Sale for Prime Day 2021
Want the latest TV deals? We have the hottest savings lined up in our list of the latest Amazon Prime Day TV deals—do...
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How to Protect Honeybees During Swarm Season
Discovering a swarm of bees in your yard can, understandably, be disconcerting. A swarm is made up of hundreds—or eve...
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This LinkedIn Hack Makes it a Breeze to Work Outside in the Sun
After a year of working from home, it’s easy to go a bit stir-crazy staring at the same office or living room walls. ...
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How Many Times Do You Need to View a Home Before Making an Offer?
Buying a home is a major decision and something you shouldn’t take lightly. It’s not a good idea to rush, because you...
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13 Ideas for a Vegetable Garden With Serious Curb Appeal
Let vegetables, fruit, and herbs take center stage by planting them in your front yard.
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How To Prevent Home Invasion and Better Protect Your Home
Home invasions can take a significant financial toll on victims; the emotional toll is perhaps even greater. The loss...
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Lowe’s Is Giving Away Free Garden Kits All Month Long—How to Snag One for Your Household
Signs of spring inspire society to start a new chapter. Around the home, a blooming garden is a telltale sign the sea...
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Spotted Lanternfly Eggs Are Hatching Soon—Here’s What You Should Do
First detected in the United States in 2014, the spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) has made its way from Pennsy...
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10 Ways Your Backyard Garden Can Combat Climate Change
Whether you have multiple acres, a postage stamp-sized yard, or a container garden, planting your own victory garden can benefit the environment.
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