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.
7 Big Lessons to Learn From Tiny Home Design
Acclaimed for being sustainable, affordable, and adorable residences, tiny homes are also superb teachers when it comes to...
7 Basic Types of Lighting Fixtures—and When to Use Them
From sconces and pendants to track lights, we illuminate the seven basic types of lighting fixtures.
7 ADUs You Can Buy Right Now for Less Than $100,000
Whether you need a guesthouse for Grandma or additional rental income, these dwellings starting at $26,000 provide extra space...
The 7 Main Roof Types—and What You Need to Know About Them
Whether it’s flat, gabled, butterfly, shed, gambrel, mansard, or hipped, the shape of a roof can have serious design and...
7 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Safer—and Smarter
Sleep sounder with these connected gadgets offering 24/7 protection.
7 Smart ADUs and Additions That Cost as Little as $18K
From a shingled studio in Minneapolis to a two-bedroom guesthouse in L.A., these backyard projects are something to emulate.
How to Pick the Perfect Rug for Your Space
We’ve got the scoop on everything you ever wanted to know about designing with rugs.
The Definitive Guide to Prefab Home Companies in Your State
Prefab builders across the U.S. 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...
The Smartest Way to Buy Furniture Online
Avoid unwanted surprises and dodge disappointment by following these six easy tips for buying furniture online.
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...
The Ultimate Guide to Prefab: 65 Resources by Location, Construction, and Price
Prefab is part of Dwell’s DNA—build a better future with our veritable tome of all things prefab.
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.
How to Get Into Scented Candles
The market is fully saturated with smells. Here's how to find one that works for you.
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.
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.