5 Projects to do Before Holiday Hosting

Guests will enjoy the following five projects that will boost comfort and style in your home; then you can enjoy it even more after they leave.


Install a Bathroom Vent Fan
With more people staying at your house, there's sure to be a line for the shower. Keep the extra condensation under control by installing a new vent fan. Here's the step-by-step.


Build a Futon Frame
Need more sleeping space? Impress guests with a futon frame that you built yourself. Get the plans.


Give Rooms a Facelift
An instant and relatively inexpensive way to redecorate a guest room is to change the color of the walls. Check out some helpful painting tips.


Create Feel-Better Indoor Air
Up the comfort level in you home by installing a whole-house humidifier. Your guests will be impressed when their itchy skin and chapped lips magically disappear while staying with you.


Add Splash with Tile
Create an impressive focal point (and conversation starter) in your kitchen or bathroom with eye-catching tile. Check out some helpful tiling tips.