Holiday Home Prep: Entry Way

If you’re throwing a party this month or hosting friends and family for the holidays, prepping your home is key. In this series, we tackle home prep room-by-room. Today, we offer a few quick tips for prepping your entry way! A couple of months back, we posted “For Those of Us Without Mud Rooms”. We take that theme […]

Holiday Home Prep: the living room

If you are throwing a party this month or hosting friends and family for the holidays, prepping your home is key. In this series, we tackle holiday home prep room-by-room. We’ll ensure… 1. there is space for your friend’s lovely homemade cake 2. you have a water-resistant spot for your dad’s snow-dusted boots 3. your bathtub grout doesn’t […]

Picture Rails Rock

If you have a collection of photos you would like to display, consider the picture rail. Hanging a photo or piece of art takes a decisiveness that is altogether impractical. You may want to move your couch – yes, the purple couch you so carefully hung your favorite painting squarely above. Would you like to […]

Aging Gracefully in Your Home

As we struggle to recover or help others in the aftermath of Sandy, everyone at Checklist is reminded of just how much our homes mean to us. Once we find a place that feels good, we want to stay there. Savvy seniors and thoughtful baby boomers are looking at what they can do to support […]

Scorpios, we dare you.

SCORPIO (October 23 – November 22) In Handyman Horoscope, we explore the meaning of your zodiac sign in light of your household to-do list. Once a month, we forewarn you of the booby traps just waiting to ruin your perfectly good weekend, as well as highlight the DIY projects you might consider. Before you pick […]