Bad homeowner habits could be undermining your house. Here's how to nip serial "oopses" in the bud—and how to make them right!By Sal Vaglica of This Old House magazine // Illustration by Ross MacDonald
Your home means the world to you—of course you intend to do right by it, from the front door to the wood floors to the walls, the roof, the porch, and yes, the septic system. But sometimes you may (unwittingly) get it wrong, and then compound any potential damage you inflict by repeating your mistake again…and again. Luckily, we're here to help. Coming up: our list of common ways even the most well-intentioned homeowners habitually hurt their houses, with advice on how to do better from here on.
1 | Maxing out Closet Rods