deadbolt door lock and handle

If you're handy, you can install or replace a deadbolt yourself and lock in significant savings. All you'll have to pay for is the deadbolt itself, which typically costs $15 to $30. If you pay a professional to install it, expect to pay between $65 and $145, plus a service fee.

Person Cleaning Window Blinds

Noticed that your blinds are looking dingy? Most blinds are made of wood or plastic, which are — thankfully — pretty easy to clean. Fabric blinds require a little more care. Here's how to clean your blinds.

Relaxing porch swing right before sunset

The thought of having a swing on your front porch brings to mind an idyllic scene for many homeowners. Luckily, porch swings aren't all that expensive to install. Here's what you need to know.

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