April Pineda

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18 budget-wise ideas to upgrade your patio

So you are considering a huge patio remodel, but can't decide where to begin and you need to consider your budget too? Well, in this homify feature, …

5 Fun DIY Sites for Kid-Friendly Craft Ideas

There’s a certain sense of pride that comes from making something on your own. And teaching your child that lesson with crafty projects isn’t only rewarding for them, but can be a super fun and inexpensive activity for parents too. Whether it’s a birthday party piñata or creating the dream bedroom …

Farmhouse Outdoor Glider Bench

1<p>Step 1<p>Assemble two pairs of Arm Frames. Drill pocket holes in the 16" pieces. Start by adding the bottom 16" piece to the 35" piece and the 24" …

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Drywall is a common material for interior walls and ceilings in buildings and homes. While you can dress the material with a variety of textures and finishes, it is susceptible to dings, dents and scratches and even peeling tape covering the joints. Just painting over an improperly-patched blemish …

How to repair, or replace, a scratched window pane

By Jeanne Huber<p><i>Q: I have a large kitchen window that was installed around 1986. I don’t recall the manufacturer, but it could be Andersen. The window is single-pane glass with 16 panes, eight over eight, with an overall size of about 5 feet by 5 feet. Two of the panes had stubborn stains, so I,</i> …

Home Improvement

5 of the Best Exterior House Paint Colors for Spring

Goodbye, dark, primary shades — hello coastal colors and soft neutrals!<p>Does your house need a facelift this spring? There's nothing like a fresh coat of paint for instant curb appeal. Of course, a home's exterior should reflect the style of the inhabitant (you!), but there are a few paint colors …

Kitchen storage that will make your life easier

You need storage in every room of your home, but there is one space that demands more than most; your kitchen! Think about everything you need to …

What You Need to Check Before Repainting Your Home's Exterior

Old paint on the exterior of your home can be just as much a risk as old paint on the inside, if not more so. That's because lead concentrations can …

Home Improvement

14 Tricks for Maximizing Space in a Tiny Kitchen, Urban Edition

A round-up of ingenious kitchen spaces—some no larger than a closet—that are minuscule yet functional (and full of ideas to steal).<p>1. Do away with …

10 Items Every Home Should Have

You've got the bed, table, and dresser down. What about everything else? Here, the essentials you never knew you needed<p>Here at <i>AD,</i> we like to think beyond the literal meaning of home as shelter. To us, the place where you rest your head and store your belongings is much more than a physical …