BH&G Firsts
Whether you're embarking on your first home organization project or working on your first garden, Better Homes & Gardens is celebrating those brag-worthy moments! Check in here each month for fun and helpful info to guide you through a multitude of first-time experiences.
Whether you're embarking on your first home organization project or working on your first garden, Better Homes & Gardens is celebrating those brag-worthy moments! Check in here each month for fun and helpful info to guide you through a multitude of first-time experiences.

Tackling Your First Home Improvement Projects

Being a first-time homeowner is incredibly rewarding, but it also comes with a whole host of things that leak, squeak, and go bump in the night. Handle home maintenance like a pro so that everything stays clean and in working order. Plus, see how you can add value and personality to your newfound abode.
Simple & Inexpensive Ways to Improve Your Rooms
Once you’ve covered the basics, it’s time to make your house feel like a home. These weekend updates add both a practical and personal touch.
Easy Ways to Add Character
Think about hanging curtains or shutters, installing outdoor lighting, painting cabinets, or swapping out doorknobs. These little details make a big impact.
Weekend Projects for Indoors & Out
Only have a weekend to spare? No problem! Roll up your sleeves to paint a room, replace your mantel, refinish a floor, and more.

Basic Fixes You Can Do on Your Own

Before you call the plumber about your leaking faucet, check out these tips. A simple DIY fix for common issues can save you tons of money, time, and frustration!

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