a cut-away image of a drywall anchor depicting how it works

If you've ever screwed something to drywall only for it to crash down shortly after, you know just how important it is to use anchors to grip the drywall and secure your installation. Here, we explain how to use drywall anchors and help you figure out how to pick the right one for your project.

yellow fly paper sits at the base of a houseplant

If you need to know how to get rid of bugs in houseplants, chances are you're already playing host to some unwanted pests. Unfortunately, it's all too easy for bugs to sneak in and start multiplying. Here are some methods to debug your houseplants.

a dirty carpet gets steam cleaned using a professional vacuum and we can see the side-by-side results.

Perhaps no part of your home takes a beating like your carpet. Luckily, it’s not too difficult to clean your own carpet, and you can get good results if you have just a few basic pieces of equipment. Here's what to do.

Shower head in bathroom with water spray or water flow. Fresh water flow from shower head for cleaning body.

A quick internet search will reveal plenty of tutorials describing how to increase water pressure in the shower if you have a low-flow showerhead. However, using these DIY fixes could increase your utility bills and even make your water run afoul of the law, as we explain here.


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