Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Dragging a cut Christmas tree home in the snow

How to Select and Decorate a Christmas Tree

Whether you cut down your own tree or visit one of the many tree lots popping up during the holidays, selecting and bringing home a Christmas tree is one of the highlights of the season. Read on for answers to the most commonly asked questions about how to select and care for a cut Christmas tree.
Storing Christmas ornaments in a clear plastic box

4 Tips for How to Store Your Christmas Decorations

Storing Christmas decorations after the holidays doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Here are tips to make everything easy!
Home's entry decorated for Halloween with fake spiders and jack-o-lanterns

4 Ways to Decorate Your Home for Halloween

Whether understated or out there, you can decorate your home all kinds of ways for Halloween.
Christmas lights display on house lawn and roof

4 Things to Do Before Hanging Outdoor Christmas Lights

Check this list to make sure it's safe to hang Christmas lights outside your home.
A fall display featuring pumpkins

How to Preserve a Carved Pumpkin for Halloween

If you want pumpkins in your fall display, you really need to preserve them. Here's how.

How to Make a DIY Christmas Tree from an Old Wooden Pallet

Learn how to make a DIY Christmas tree from an old wooden pallet — featuring “Today’s Homeowner” Simple Solution host Joe Truini.
Pile of Christmas trees beside a sign that says, Compost your Christmas tree here.

Christmas Tree Recycling 2021: 12 Ways to Repurpose Holiday Decor

Why trash Christmas trees? Instead, recycle them, allowing them to naturally return to the earth. Here are tips on how to reuse real Christmas trees.
Christmas lights on roof and along home's exterior

3 Mess-Free Ways to Hang Christmas Lights

Here are three ways to give your home's exterior the holiday spirit without any damage.
Christmas lights and decorations on the Drake residence

How to Give Any Home Some Christmas Cheer

Just a few additions can transform any home into a winter wonderland. Let these Christmas decor tips inspire you!