DIY Holiday Projects
The holidays are here. Start the season off right with these DIY projects that will make your home merry & bright - as well as warm, comfortable and secure. We'll add new projects throughout the holiday season!
When you disassemble the tree at the end of the season, do it one level at a time. Once all the branches from one level are off, duct-tape them together and number each layer with a marker. Next year, the tree will go together in a snap!
Attic air leaks are a major source of heat loss in many homes. Learn how to locate and plug leak spots without spending a lot of money.
How to Seal Attic Air Leaks
How to Avoid and Remove Window Condensation
Holiday tip: Put a bath rug underneath the tree stand (rubber side up) for easy tree rotation. This makes hanging ornaments really easy - no more stretching or reaching around the tree!
Stop cold air in its tracks by replacing the weather stripping around your exterior doors. This simple project will keep your home warm all season long.
Replace Weather Stripping
How to Repair Christmas Tree Lights
Great tips for Christmas decorating. The site says: "It's fun to decorate and this collection of hints will make it even easier. Check out our clever tips for hanging outside lights, keeping your tree from toppling over and how to store your holiday decorations more efficiently. Start your holiday season off right with these festive ideas!"
Don't tighten your Christmas tree stand nuts by hand - instead, try this simple trick that will let you tighten them with a power drill.
Keep holiday lights from getting tangled by storing them on a hose reel. This a great organization strategy if you have lots of lights that you'd like to string in different locations around your yard.
Give back to your community this holiday season by nominating a local community organization to win an IKEA® kitchen makeover valued at $25,000 - Sponsored by IKEA