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13 Common Kitchen Renovation Mistakes to Avoid

Don't pass on seemingly small add-ons and storage features, like additional drawer dividers, or cabinet storage solutions like pantry pullouts and lazy Susans. These storage solutions will increase your kitchen storage efficiency, and are much more costly to add on if you decide you need them down …

Kitchens

20+ Organizers That Would Totally Be in Your Dream Home

Excuse us while we fantasize about these next-level storage solutions.<p>Forget owning a humongous home. We'd much prefer one that included every organizer known to man. These genius solutions reveal plates, laundry, that precious fancy knife set you got for your wedding, and much more.

CES 2015: HomeKit Devices Make Their Debut

Your home is well on its way to becoming a whole lot smarter. At CES 2015, we got a glimpse of the first round of HomeKit-enabled devices that will eventually end up in living rooms, kitchens, and bedrooms.<p>Apple's automated smart home concept made its first appearance at the 2014 WWDC. Since then, …

Here Are 30 Relatively Simple Things That Will Make Your Home Extremely Awesome.

If you want to make your home more efficient (and look better while you’re at it), you don’t necessarily have to break the bank. Sometimes, the …

28 Surreal Interior Design Ideas That Will Take Your House To Another Level

Humans are social creatures that require a great deal of private space, and when it’s privacy you crave home is where the heart is. No matter what …

The experts are bullish on housing

In a survey at our Summit conference in June, industry executives voted building product stocks as the best risk-adjusted future return. The building products companies are sitting pretty, looking forward to 30%+ growth in new home and apartment construction, which will allow new construction to …

Lowe's

6 ways to add passive solar features to your home

1/15<p>Lean To House by Warc Studio<p>Looking for a way to reduce that electric bill, lower your carbon footprint, and show off to your neighbors? The good …

Carbon Footprint

There is a $12 trillion revolution taking place in the energy market

Solar energy is poised to become the dominant player in electricity markets worldwide moving forward, capturing a large share of the expected $12 trillion in investment between now and 2040, according to a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Geographically speaking, the vast majority of …

Fossil Fuels

No Fridge Necessary: These Containers Keep Produce Fresh Without Electricity

La Denise offers a range of fruit and veggie storage that keeps your produce cool, but without using any electricity. The system is based on methods …

GE: Smart grid yields net-zero energy home

NISKAYUNA, N.Y.--General Electric unveiled a project at its research labs that will let homeowners cut annual energy consumption to zero by 2015.<p>These "net-zero energy homes" will combine on-site power generation through solar panels or wind turbines with energy-efficient appliances and on-site …

Heating Things Up with Passive Solar Design

Passive solar design <b></b>offers an affordable alternative to expensive active solar energy systems to use energy from the sun to heat and cool a …

How to Fix a Running Toilet

Check inside the toilet tank for a leaky flapper, bad fill valve, or overflow pipe at the wrong height.<p>The mysteries of a running toilet can drive …

5 Household Fixes You Should Stop Paying Others For

Photo: Alassea<p>Spring is right around the corner, and with it comes the season for cleaning, fixing, and repairing things around the house. The …

11 Small-House Tricks

1 of 9<p>Small Home, Sweet Home<p>A few design, style, and organization tricks can make a small house live large. Customize these ideas to your layout and …