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6 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.
6 Simple Ways to Boost Your Bathroom With Plant Power
At a time when stress levels are rising, adding a touch of greenery to the bathroom can elevate both your space and your mood.
6 Ways to Declutter and Free Up Space in Your Bedroom
A well-designed bedroom should encourage you to unwind and unplug from the chores and activities of the day and enjoy a deep,...
6 Essential Tips for Selecting the Perfect Dining Room Lighting
Adding a light fixture (or two) to your dining room is like putting the icing on a cake: it’s that final, special touch that can...
9 Critical Tips to Read Before Kicking Off a Home Renovation
These home renovation tips will help you avoid any unnecessary problems, costs, and headaches that can sometimes come along with...
6 Questions You Should Always Ask Before Hiring a General Contractor
Never hire a builder or contractor without first asking these essential questions.
The Definitive Guide to Prefab Home Companies in Your State
Prefab builders across the USA are striving for smarter, faster ways to make homes.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Kitchens
From backsplashes to built-ins, or the best knife sets to even better cooktops, these resources will help guide you on your...
Interior Designer Lauren Geremia Shares Her Tips for a Bedroom Revamp
The San Francisco–based designer explains what to invest in—and where to experiment.
The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need for Spring Cleaning
If you’ve gotten the spring cleaning fever, put that newfound energy into good use with this ultimate eight-step guide.
24 Top-Tier Prefab Companies for Every Kind of Home Buyer
Going prefab? These companies make it a snap.
What’s the Most Overlooked Feature When Planning a Kitchen Renovation?
We turned to our panel of Dwell Pros for the answer—here's what they said.
Think Small With This Gigantic Guide to Tiny Homes
Downsizing your life? Big benefits await.
Tile Talk: 5 Most Popular Shapes and How to Use Them
We bring you the long and short (and round) of the typical shapes that tiles come in.
Pros and Cons: 7 Kitchen and Bath Countertop Materials
We break down the benefits and costs of laminate, wood, concrete, stainless steel, engineered quartz, granite, and marble.
How to Build a Floating Shelf
So you can take the perfect shelfie.
How to Recognize Different Wood Species: A Guide to the 10 Most Common Types
Read on if you want to sound like a pro at identifying some of the most common species of wood.
Tech Talk: 4 Smart-Home Upgrades You Can Make in a Weekend
You’ve heard the phrase “work smarter, not harder.” Here are quick, easy smart-home improvements you can knock out in one weekend.
Everything You Need to Know About Building an ADU in Chicago
A new pilot program by the city to add housing has yet to catch on—but that could soon change.
Get A Grip: A Practical Guide to Choosing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
From handles and hinges to latches and catches, here's what you need to know about the different kinds of modern kitchen cabinet...
Your HVAC Is Kaput. Should You Recharge or Replace?
Most heating and cooling issues are predictable. Here’s how you can prepare for the worst.
You—Yes, You—Can Build This Simple Stool in a Weekend
Builder Jeff Waldman’s take on a Bauhaus-inspired stool is a surprisingly doable DIY for the novice woodworker.
Sick of That Instagram-Famous Couch? Learn How to Shop Old
Patience and knowing what you like (and where to find it) will go a long way in exploring the wide world of vintage and antique...
How to Buy a Fake Christmas Tree that Will Actually Bring You Joy
Get over yourself (if you need to) and get a tree that will last you a lifetime.
How One Influencer Created a French-Chateau Vibe in Her Greenpoint Rental
Brigette Muller’s “abundance mindset” renovations may not be realistic for every renter, but her DIY tips can still help make...
How a Designer Created a Jungle-Themed Barscape for Less Than $4,000
An awkward, unused space is transformed into something functional and beautiful with just a portion of what a full bar would cost.
How to Get Into Scented Candles
The market is fully saturated with smells. Here's how to find one that works for you.
How to Keep Your Plants (and Pets) Alive and Well
Come for plant survival tips, and stay for solid advice on how to kill your plant pests.
When to Take Advantage of Tax Credits for Home Improvement Projects
By making certain home improvements, you could cut a few thousand dollars off next year’s tax bill—but you might be able to save...
How to Start Collecting Art for the Home
Three emerging NYC-based collectors share how they’re breaking into the art-buying world.