Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Cozy small kitchen with blue curtains

7 Ideas to Make Your Small Kitchen Feel Cozy

Winter weather naturally makes your home look and feel cold. If you’re looking for ideas to make your small kitchen feel cozy, here are seven ideas.
Branch with ice on it.

When to Water Plants Before a Freeze

Plant cells that are plump with water are stronger, so follow these tips when watering plants for freezing weather.
Woman slips on icy driveway during the winter

How to Remove Ice from Steps, Walkways and Driveways

Ice can cause walkways and steps around your home to become extremely slippery and dangerous. Watch this video for tips on how to use deicers and anti-icers to remove ice and prevent it from forming.
Blooming, fibrous-rooted begonia in pot.

How To Grow Begonias Indoors During the Winter

Robert asks, “I have some beautiful wax and angel type begonias in pots. Can I bring them inside for the winter? How do I care for them?”

Many types of begonias can be grown inside during the winter. Read on for some tips on how to care for them.
Planting Prep

How To Plant Container Grown Trees and Shrubs

Spring and fall are the best seasons for planting container grown trees and shrubs. Here's what you need to know when planting container grown trees and shrubs in your yard.
Jim Cantore and Jen Carfagno interviewing Danny Lipford about winter energy-saving tips on AMHQ on The Weather Channel

9 Winter Energy Bill Hacks To Save You Money

Want to save energy in the winter? It doesn’t have to cost you a lot of time and money. Follow these simple tasks to drastically lower your heating bills.
Home improvement expert Danny Lipford.

January Home Maintenance To-Do List

Check out our January home maintenance to-do list for tips on tasks that need doing to keep your home in good shape during the first month of the year, from changing water filters to cleaning closets.
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How to Clean Baseboards in 2 Easy Steps

Baseboards can take a beating. Here's how to clean them with household materials. Watch the video.
snow blowing

4 Snow Blowing and Shoveling Tips

Watch this video for tips on how to shovel snow and use a snowblower more safely and efficiently this winter.