Whether you’re a DIY enthusiast or hardly consider yourself handy, having a basic toolkit around the house can save you money on repairs and prevents panic when the faucet starts leaking or the towel rack falls off the wall. If you’re not sure which tools to invest in, this 322-piece toolset from WORKPRO is the perfect starting point for any homeowner or renter.

Pet doors are a great way to give your cat or dog freedom to roam around the backyard when you’re not home and come inside whenever they want a break. But traditional pet doors have some downsides, from allowing neighborhood strays into your home to letting your pets in and out at inconvenient times. This smart automated pet door from PetSafe solves those problem and is well worth the investment.

The start of fall doesn’t mean we have to retreat back inside just yet — with some warming touches, it’s possible to create a cozy backyard for enjoying crisp evenings. Simply lay out a rug, hang some string lights and pack s’mores supplies and you’ll be ready to savor autumn’s mild temperatures. Read on for our top picks to help you cozy up your backyard and stay outdoors longer.

Window box displays are a beautiful way to add a pop of color to the front of your home, up your curb appeal, and give you something pretty to look at when you glance out the window. But not all plants thrive in the confined space a window box provides. Use these plants to create the best window box display.

Washing machines do the big job of cleaning our clothes, but they also need a good clean from time to time. If you notice your clothes seem less fresh coming out of the washer, or there’s a musty odor when you open the washing machine door, it’s time to deep clean this important appliance. Here’s how to get a sparkling clean washing machine.

Fall might be the most beautiful season of the year, but there’s nothing beautiful about constantly hand raking leaves to keep your yard clear and healthy. A great leaf blower can cut hours off your weekly lawn maintenance list, but a not so great leaf blower can do little more than annoy your neighbors. That’s why we’ve narrowed it down to four of the best leaf blowers money can buy.

Every parent knows just how much kids love drawing on the walls—and they probably have their own horror story of checking up on play time to find a marker mess to prove it. With a chalkboard wall, your kids can draw away without the messy cleanup. Here are two different ways to create a chalkboard wall.

There’s nothing like stepping outside on a beautiful fall day, hearing the crunch of leaves under your shoes, and breathing in the comforting scents of pumpkin, cinnamon, and baked apples wafting from neighborhood windows. These four awesome candles, diffusers and room sprays will make your house smell like fall—no baking required.