10 Clever Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

Non-toxic. Low-cost. Hydrogen peroxide is your cleaning arsenal’s secret weapon. In Your Kitchen 1. Clean your cutting board and countertop. Hydrogen peroxide bubbles away any nasties left after preparing meat or fish for dinner. Add hydrogen peroxide to an opaque spray bottle — exposure to light kills its effectiveness — and spray on your surfaces… read more →

The 7 Worst Habits Homeowners Need to Break Now

Guilty of buying cheap stuff? Pack-ratting? Here’s how to change your ways. A date with a glass of wine and your favorite curry dish while watching the latest season of “Orange Is the New Black” may seem like the perfect way to spend your evening — until you hear something alive in that leaning tower of plates.. read more →

Kitchen Remodeling Decisions You’ll Never Regret

These 7 ideas will make your kitchen timelessly gorgeous and functional. We see lots of kitchen trends at HouseLogic, so we know it’s easy to get swept along with what’s in vogue, only to get bummed out by your faddish design choices a few years later. Thank you — and damn you — Pinterest. But.. read more →

5 Small Backyard Ideas to Make Your Cramped Outdoor Space Feel Like Versailles

These backyard ideas will make your small space look and feel BIGGER. Don’t think of your microscopic yard as a curse. So what if it’s technically a small concrete slab that baaarely accommodates a half-sized Weber grill? Or if your flagstone patio is just big enough for you, a lounge chair, and a good book?.. read more →

5 Things That’ll Totally Ruin Your Bathroom Remodel

Dodge any regrets by avoiding these bathroom materials. Image: Crystal Alba and medvedsky.kz/Shutterstock A clean, well-planned, and stunning bathroom is every homeowner’s goal. But creating it can be a bit of a sticky wicket. All that water, humidity, and artificial lighting, and those tight corners make the space a real challenge. Don’t make it worse.. read more →

4 Ways to Avoid DIY Mistakes — From a Homeowner Who’s Made Them All

DIY gone wrong is your worst nightmare. Sleep better with these tips to master DIY know-how. New backsplash? You’ve done it. Upgrading a faucet? No problem. You’re a DIY master. But what about that electrical issue? Or fixing a leaky roof? Even though you (and your BFF, YouTube) have pulled off many DIY projects, you.. read more →

Don’t Be One of Those Homeowners Who Goes Over Budget on a Renovation

Image: Libby Walker for HouseLogic ‘Home renovations on a budget’ isn’t an oxymoron. It can be done with these 5 tips. When Kelly Whalen demolished her built-in bookshelves as part of a living room DIY, she found it gave the room some much-needed space. Unfortunately, she also found a hidden subfloor made from asbestos(!) tiles… read more →

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