Posts by BrightNest

4 Common (and Costly) Faux Pas Homeowners Make

These regrettable moves can lead to serious heartbreak—unless you take action to avoid missteps. More

Your 30-Minute (and Foolproof) Home Energy Audit

These five simple steps—like reversing your fan—have the potential to save you up to $600 this winter. More

5 Ways Contractors Can Scam You

Renovating? Building an addition? Look out for these tactics—like charging surprise prices—and learn how to protect yourself. More

3 Essential Home Items You Shouldn’t Skimp On

Splurging on these household musts — like compact fluorescent light bulbs — will actually save you money down the road. More

6 4-Minute Decorations for the 4th of July

Placemats, printables and table runners will perk up any Independence Day celebration. More

5 Decor Tricks to Save You $2,500

Feeling the D.I.Y. bug? These simple strategies could save you serious cash. More

5 Tricks to Organize Your Kitchen

Use these five simple tips to make your kitchen a model of efficiency, at hardly any cost. More

4 Must-Haves to Organize Your Home

An HGTV organization expert highlights the three key pieces every homeowner needs. More

5 Ways to Save Money During Your Morning Routine

With a few simple adjustments and a little planning ahead, you can save time and cash while you get ready to face the day. More

5 Ways to Save Money on Laundry

Use these five tips to conserve water (and money!) when doing the wash. More