Breathe Easy With These Tried-and-True Solutions for Indoor Air Pollution
It’s a global crisis, but there are ways to protect yourself.
Dwell on This: Start an Indoor Herb Garden
Instead of tossing those scraps in the compost bin, invest in your own countertop harvest.
Is it Easy Being Green? The Costs and Benefits of Green Roofs
A green roof cools your home in the summer, insulates in the winter, and has far-reaching benefits for the community, but keeping...
Practicing Sustainability Is Easier Than You Think With These Handy Guides
It’s simple to make lasting changes to your home, wardrobe, and everyday life that are kind to the planet.
The Eco-Friendly Guide to Upgrading an Existing Home
The greenest home is the one you already have.
Dwell on This: Spring-Clean Your Indoor Air Quality
Fling open those windows and get proactive about busting dust and allergens.
50 Brilliant Backsplash Ideas for Your Kitchen Renovation
From “disco” tile to high-gloss glass, this parade of beautiful backsplashes will help you take your kitchen from average to...
5 Vital Tips for Sticking to Your Renovation Budget
Keep things from getting out of hand with these insider tips.
10 Design Tips for Kitchens, According to Expert Renovators
From design concept to installation, these 10 tips will guide you through your next kitchen remodel.
Architects Share Helpful Tips From Their Own Home Renovations
These expert insights will help you navigate the dos and don’ts of the remodel process.
How Much Should You Spend on a Living Room Sofa?
Top interior designers weigh in on what to look for in a living room sofa—and what it should ultimately cost.
How to Create the Best Home Office for Your Living Situation
Whether you’re battling noise or are short on space, these guides can turn your office into a distraction-free zone.
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.
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...
Interior Designer Brigette Romanek Teaches Us How to Set the Scene in a Living Room
Plus, six recently released sofas that match rounded rectangular shapes with rich hues.
What Is a California Room?
It’s not a screened in porch, and it’s not a covered deck—get the glory of the outdoors, but mostly inside.
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 Michelle Lisac’s Advice on Making a Magical Laundry Room
The Californian designer shows us how to spruce up a utilitarian space.
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.
A Landscape Designer's 5 Main Tips for Bringing the Outdoors in
A recent NASA study found that houseplants can remove up to 87 percent of air toxins within 24 hours, while other studies have...
So You Want to Live in an ADU? Here’s What to Consider
Owners and tenants of accessory dwelling units (ADUs) share key insights about how to navigate the unique living experience.
The Smartest Way to Buy Furniture Online
Avoid unwanted surprises and dodge disappointment by following these six easy tips for buying furniture online.
24 Top-Tier Prefab Companies for Every Kind of Home Buyer
Going prefab? These companies make it a snap.
Give Your Home a Quick Refresh With This Room-by-Room Guide
When you’re not ready for an overhaul but still want to spruce up your space, sometimes changing one or two things can be...
Experts Reveal the Top 10 Things to Consider Before Investing in a Fixer-Upper
Itching to take a crack at fixing up an old, run-down property? Read these renovation tips first.
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.
How to Work With an Architect
Use this as a guide to finding the right architect for your new home or renovation—and what to expect during the process.
5 Architectural Tricks and Devices to Bring Natural Light Into Your Home
It’s a common desire to have as much natural light in your home as possible—but it’s not always that easy to achieve.
The Dos and Don’ts of Shipping Container Homes
It’s easy to buy into the hype around shipping container homes, but there are some fundamentals you should know before going all...
14 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.
Restoring the Vintage Fixtures in My Rental Is an Easy—and Satisfying—Improvement
With a little elbow grease, a few YouTube tutorials, and only a couple harrowing missteps, I’m bringing my apartment back to its...
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.
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...
Dwell On This: Disguise the Eyesores Plaguing Your Home
Call it cable camouflage.
10 Essential Tips for Creating a Hardworking Home Office
Whether your home office consists of a designated room or a tight corner in your kitchen, there are certain key strategies for...
15 Lustrous Kitchens That Make Smart Use of Laminate Cabinets
The budget-friendly and versatile material is a popular choice for good reason.

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