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The appeal of a prefab house is clear, but the process of getting one is not.
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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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Downsizing your life? Big benefits await.
10 Tiny Homes You Can Buy for $60K or Less
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Never hire a builder or contractor without first asking these essential questions.
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Dwell On This: Streamline Your Multipurpose Room
Is that office setup on your dining room table really working?
The Definitive Guide to Prefab Home Companies in Your State
Prefab builders across the USA are striving for smarter, faster ways to make homes.
7 Big Lessons to Learn From Tiny Home Design
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Interior Designer Michelle Lisac’s Advice on Making a Magical Laundry Room
The Californian designer shows us how to spruce up a utilitarian space.
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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...
The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your Own Vegetables
Creating and maintaining your own edible garden is easier than you think. Here’s how to get started growing your own greens.
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We asked a designer for some colorful options—and she found a hue for you, whether it’s greige, chartreuse, or something in...
How to Build a Fire Pit
It’s not summer without a backyard s’mores station.
How Japandi Design Can Bring Comfort and Simplicity to Your Home
Japanese and Scandinavian influences come together to produce a look that’s serene, organic, and refined.
24 Top-Tier Prefab Companies for Every Kind of Home Buyer
Going prefab? These companies make it a snap.
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These home renovation tips will help you avoid any unnecessary problems, costs, and headaches that can sometimes come along with...
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.
Dwell On This: Float Your Furniture
That statement sofa wasn’t meant to be a wallflower.
How Much Should You Spend on an Area Rug?
Our experts advise on choosing an area rug by pile, construction, size, and placement—and how much it’ll cost.
We Asked 13 Designers to Share Their Work-From-Home Setups and Tips
Peek inside some of our favorite designers’ home offices, and get their tips for creating a successful WFH setup (or mindset) of...
Dwell On This: Knock Out These Storage Hacks This Weekend
These quick, easy ways to clear clutter will have you wondering why you didn’t do them sooner.
The Beginner’s Guide to Propagating Houseplants
Want to get back to nature, but can’t leave your apartment? Become a plant parent.
How to Design a Room That Grows Up With Your Kids
Creating a children’s space that won’t be instantly outgrown is all about finding the fun in functionality.
10 Critical Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home
Buying a property is one of the biggest purchases you can make.
14 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.
Pro Tips: How to Style and Shoot Your Modern Home
Interior design photographers Lauren Pressey, Amy Bartlam, and Tessa Neustadt teach you how to prepare for—and execute—a flawless...
Three Interior Designers Discuss the Dynamics of Choosing a Kitchen Backsplash
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Material Guide: The Benefits of Building With Concrete
After an unprecedented year of earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires, a bright light has been shed on the benefits of building with...
The Smartest Way to Buy Furniture Online
Avoid unwanted surprises and dodge disappointment by following these six easy tips for buying furniture online.

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