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From backsplashes to built-ins, or the best knife sets to even better cooktops, these resources will help guide you on your...
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It’s simple to make lasting changes to your home, wardrobe, and everyday life that are kind to the planet.
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You’ve decided to join the shipping container revolution.
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If you’ve gotten the spring cleaning fever, put that newfound energy into good use with this ultimate eight-step guide.
14 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.
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.
Top 10 Questions to Ask a Contractor During an Interview
Rest assured knowing your renovation project is in good hands by asking a potential contractor these key questions during an...
55 Bright Ideas for Bedroom Ceiling Lighting
Create a peaceful ambiance in your bedroom with these exemplary ceiling lighting designs.
How to Build a Fire Pit
It’s not summer without a backyard s’mores station.
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Itching to take a crack at fixing up an old, run-down property? Read these renovation tips first.
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Whether it be earthy stoneware or durable enamel, here’s how to select—and budget for—a tasteful setting.
How to Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets
Trade in those warped doors and stained shelves for a crisp new look.
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Buying a home is a longstanding goal for many, but the process of finding the perfect property and claiming it as your own can be...
We Asked 13 Designers to Share Their Work-From-Home Setups and Tips
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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.
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Before you bust out the rock salt, consider some earth-friendly alternatives like a broom, wood chips, or even pickle brine.
How to Buy Custom Furniture Without Going Bankrupt
When I needed a dining table and couldn’t find one that suited my needs, I took matters into my own hands.
How to Prioritize the Budget for Your Home Renovation
Always have a contingency and take it slow—it’s a marathon, not a sprint.
What to Do About the Critters Wreaking Havoc in Your Yard
If you don’t love the deer that constantly nibble your tomatoes, you have options.

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