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Heatworks MODEL 3 Smart Water Heater

Price: $389Get hot water on demand and reduce your bills with the Heatworks MODEL 3 Smart Water Heater. Unlike most water heaters, the MODEL 3 has no …

Water Heater

The Rookie’s Guide to Identifying and Fixing Plumbing Problems

You might think a running toilet or leaky faucet is a trivial issue in your home, something for your handyperson to take on later when you’ve got other jobs around the house to do. But make no mistake: Never skip a drip. Leaks, even minor ones, can amount to big increases on your water and even …

Stair Design Idea - 9 Examples Of Built-In Handrails

Recently, we’ve been seeing more homes and buildings that have built-in handrails to accompany the stairs. They look great and take up less space …

10 Hacks For A Thoroughly Tidy Home

At homify, we have to admit that tidiness is important. Even the most beautifully designed and carefully decorated home looks terrible if it's messy. …

Hacking

Why Gray Is the Best of All Exterior House Colors Photos

White paint makes a house instantly polished and sophisticated, cheery pastels highlight a home's most interesting architecture details, and gray, well, it can do both. A charcoal exterior is timeless but bold, making dramatic rooflines and window frames pop. The moody color commands a space, but …

Architecture

Gateway to nature with a humble house

We all might have seen a stone home somewhere in movies or maybe our favorite cartoon series. They always have been amazing and beautiful to look at …

We Asked 22 FBI Agents About The Biggest Plate Of Crab Legs They Ever Had To Eat To Establish Their Cover

<i>Twenty-two FBI agents. One simple question: “What’s the biggest plate of crab legs you’ve ever had to eat to establish your …

FBI

5 Romantic Russian Destinations That Seem Straight From a Tolstoy Novel

“All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow,” writes Leo Tolstoy in his tragic opus <i>Anna Karenina</i>. What better place to experience light and shadow than in the home country of the novelist, where darkness and long winters nurture artists brooding great …

10 IKEA Hacks You Can Do In a Weekend

From the ultra easy (just a coat of spray paint) to the more complex (drilling in a new base) these projects all have one thing in common: they take …

If Batman Owned A Luxury Yacht, It Would Probably Look Like This Incredibly Sleek Black Beauty

There was a time when keeping something afloat on water was a big deal in itself. But with the advancement in technology and creativity there has …

Watch This Magical Drone Footage of Castles Across Europe

Sorry, I still have a <i>Game of Thrones</i> hangover, so when I watch this beautiful drone footage that gives sweeping views of castles across Europe, I see …

This Must Be The Place: 12 House Number DIY Ideas

How often do you get to combine an absolutely necessary home improvement—making your address visible to emergency services—with a celebration of …

Typography

How to Plan a Low-Maintenance Landscape - Quiet Corner

Landscapes that require minimum time and money to maintain require thoughtful planning and installation. Choose structures, plants, ground-coverings …

Gardening

Top 10 Ways to Finally Conquer Your Housecleaning

Everyone loves a clean, tidy home, but cleaning sucks. Big cleans are a pain, and smaller cleaning sessions make sense, but who has time? Here are …

When To Splurge And When To Save On A Family Vacation

<i>Kevin Krejci / Flickr</i><p>For many families, summer offers the perfect opportunity to embark on a memorable vacation. But here's the thing: Family vacations aren't always cheap. This isn't news for anyone who's ever planned a trip but what may be more revealing is exactly how much that getaway can take …

The Top 5 Home Renovation Projects That Pay Off (And What Doesn't)

<i>This is one part of a four-part series, “A Fresh Start At Home: Renovating and Moving.” Here are the other articles in the series on keeping renovation aggravation in check, the best home inventory apps and helping kids manage a move.</i><p>At the beginning of every home renovation there is the thrilling …

Home Improvement

Adding Value To Your Home

Investing