24 Top-Tier Prefab Companies for Every Kind of Home Buyer
Going prefab? These companies make it a snap.
How to Build a Fire Pit
It’s not summer without a backyard s’mores station.
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...
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.
Breathe Easy With These Tried-and-True Solutions for Indoor Air Pollution
It’s a global crisis, but there are ways to protect yourself.
How Much Should You Spend on Dinnerware?
Whether it be earthy stoneware or durable enamel, here’s how to select—and budget for—a tasteful setting.
The Smartest Way to Buy Furniture Online
Avoid unwanted surprises and dodge disappointment by following these six easy tips for buying furniture online.
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.
10 Critical Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home
Buying a property is one of the biggest purchases you can make.
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.
The Beginner’s Guide to Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors
Dreaming of your own veggie garden, but not sure where to start? Here’s how to sprout vegetable seedlings right on your...
How to Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets
Trade in those warped doors and stained shelves for a crisp new look.
How Much Should You Spend on a Duvet?
Top interior designers weigh in on what to look for in a duvet cover or insert—and what it should ultimately cost.
How to Pick Period Appropriate Finishes for Your Historical Home
There’s a fine line between a well-decorated interior and a space that’s trapped in the past—here’s how to avoid the latter.
Dwell On This: What You Should Have in Your Home Tool Kit
Let’s get to the nuts and bolts, shall we?
Get Your Unruly Book Collection in Order Once and For All
Instead of adding to your never-ending “to be read” list, consider tackling your overflowing bookshelves first.
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...
Decorating for New Year’s Eve Doesn’t Have to be Boring
Don’t feel pressured to stick to the same old silver and gold—but do make sure you have a clock for the countdown.
It’s Probably Time to Clean Your Gutters
Yes, it's a task that you dread, but avoiding it could spell potential disaster for your roof.
How to Handle Thermostat Wars in Your Home
Setting the temperature doesn’t have to be contentious, so before you crank up the heat, consider other alternatives.
How to Settle Design Disputes Without Getting a Divorce
When you and your partner just can’t agree on what color to paint the walls, treating your conversations like therapy can help...
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.
How to Keep Sand at the Beach (Where It Belongs)
It’s a fate some say is worse than death. Here’s how to prevent it.
What's the Best Way to Keep Your Junk Drawer Organized?
You're going to need a label maker, some well-designed dividers, and an open mind.
How to Fix the Terrible Paint Job Your Landlord Left Behind
You’re going to need a putty knife and an awful lot of patience.
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.
How to Turn Your Home Into a Gathering Space
If you want your space to be the go-to destination for events both big and small, the first step is comfort.
Grow Bags Are the Easiest Way to Transform Your Garden
Instead of raised beds, try a solution that’s flexible and adaptable to any outdoor space, from a tiny side yard to a rolling...
What You Should Know Before Buying a Flipped House
Flips can (rightfully, sometimes) get a bad rep.
How to Source Vintage and Secondhand Furniture Online
All you need is patience, time, and (of course) to know where to look.
Everything You Need to Know About Linen, Your New Favorite Fabric
Also known as one of the world’s oldest textiles, linen is taking the spotlight in home decor.
How a Potential Recession Should Affect Your Housing Decisions
When will rising interest rates affect prices? Who should buy a house now? Who shouldn't? And what to do if you're renting? We...
A Comprehensive Taxonomy of Unfairly Maligned Building Materials
Stop being so rude to linoleum.
How to Make Classical Architecture Look Modern and Not Fussy
Columns, colonnades and pillars are back in style (again).
Open Your Mind to the Wonders of Peel-and-Stick Wallpaper
Yes, removable is the easy way out.