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10 Teeny Kitchens with Humongous Style

Fun fact: You don't need a big kitchen to have big style. Some of our favorite kitchens are less than 500 square-feet. How do these little rooms pull …

Kitchens

Rain Chains Cost, DIY Options & Styles 2018

Rain chains demonstrate a beautiful blend of decorative form and useful function. Instead of water traveling from your roof through a closed …

Home Improvement

16 Classy Kitchen Island Design Ideas, Plus Costs & ROI Details - DIY Kitchen Remodel Ideas 2017 - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Ideas, Costs, Tips, and Advice

Installing or upgrading a kitchen island is a smart move. Many house-selling expert say that “the kitchens which impress buyers the most” are the …

18 Amazing Kitchen Island Ideas, Plus Costs & ROI 2017

Installing or upgrading a kitchen island in your kitchen is a pretty smart move. One house-selling expert says that the kitchens which impress buyers …

10 places in the US where young people are happy, rents are affordable, and jobs are plentiful

Despite stabilizing rent prices in popular coastal markets like New York City, Boston, and San Francisco, these places remain unaffordable for the average millennial.<p>Cities in the Midwest and South, however, offer affordable housing, stable and well-paying jobs, and a good quality of life.<p>That's …

San Antonio

Can Anyone Beat Jeff Bezos?

Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, and Facebook have remade the economy in their image. So what happens if they turn on each other?<p>It was getting close to midnight at the Slanted Door, Charles Phan’s renowned Vietnamese restaurant in the Ferry Building, overlooking San Francisco Bay. Outside, Teslas and …

Eight Cheap Ways to Refresh Your Kitchen Without a Full Remodel

If you’ve been dreaming of a new kitchen but can’t stomach the thought of a pricey remodel, you’re right to worry. A 2016 analysis from Remodeling …

Home Improvement

What Rich Families Know About Finance That You Don't

Rich families are just like you: they're facing a whole lot of financial demands.<p>In a survey of affluent parents in households with $500,000 in …

Gary Vaynerchuk's 3 Keys to Increasing Your Winning Percentage

Find out how you can use the same strategies as this serial entrepreneur, operator and investor.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you haven't heard of Gary Vaynerchuk by now, you're likely not listening. He's an entrepreneur inflamed with the same fiery competitive …

Entrepreneurship

Most Important Questions to Ask a Roofing Contractor Before Signing a Contract

Choosing a roofing contractor that will install your roofing properly is easily as important as using quality material. Most roofing contractors are …

Home Improvement

7 Best Home Improvement Ideas to Try This Fall: Have You Done Them All?

Sometimes, the very best home improvement ideas come down to timing. And what better time for a refresh than the arrival of fall (Sept. 21, for those …

This off-grid Airstream home is a Malibu dream

And it can be yours, at $500 a night<p>If you’re interested in getting away from it all but don’t want to sacrifice luxury, consider staying in this tricked-out, souped-up Airstream trailer.<p>Located just outside of Los Angeles, the “Malibu Dream Airstream” is perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific …

Microsoft and Facebook just laid a 160-terabits-per-second cable 4,100 miles across the Atlantic

Enough bandwidth to stream 71 million HD videos at the same time<p>Microsoft, Facebook, and the telecoms infrastructure company Telxius have announced the completion of the highest capacity subsea cable to ever cross the Atlantic Ocean. The cable is capable of transmitting 160 terabits of data per …

Virginia Beach

Major Exterior Remodeling Upgrades for Fall, Plus Costs & ROI 2017

Fall remodeling projects make sense for two reasons: The weather is ideal for outdoor home renovation Getting your home’s exterior ready for winter …

Home Improvement

Winter is Coming: Why Air Duct Cleaning is Totally Worth It

With summer winding down, you’re probably starting to think about everything you need to get done before you enter full winter hibernation mode: …

15 Shade-Loving Plants That Are Made for a Tree-Lined Garden

There's a reason impatiens are so popular.<p>Just because a plant grows outside doesn't mean it thrives in intense, direct sunlight. Just ask these varieties, all of which prefer a shady spot next to the house or under a tree. If your yard is blessed with tons of coverage, these are the plants that'll …

Solar Power for Homes: PV Solar Panels vs. Solar Shingles 2018

<b>Crystalline PV Solar Panels</b> are based on solar cells made from silicone and placed inside a panel designed to contain many individual solar cells. PV …

How to Refinish Hardwood Floors: Step by Step Instructions Illustrated - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Ideas, Costs, Tips, and Advice

Are your hardwood floors getting dull or loosing their luster? Why not give ’em a quick refresh to make your room and your home look and feel great …

Top 15 Amazing DIY Home Improvements that will Pay you back – Mostly, Plus ROI Details

Did you buy a lottery ticket back in January of last year, when the Powerball lottery got to $1.5 billion? If you did, then you decided on one of the …

Home Improvement

You're Doing It Wrong: How to Build a Deck

Buying a home with an enormous backyard is a definite thrill. So much <i>space</i>! There's room for your dog, a swingset for your 5-year-old, and a deck! For many of us, this is the holy grail. And you -- you brave adventurer, you -- want to build it yourself.<p>And we've got faith in you. We do. But decks …

Top 10 Home Addition Ideas, Plus their Costs: PV Solar Power Systems, In-ground Swimming Pools, Dormers, Kitchen Extensions More!

Are you in the process of planning a home addition or major remodeling project for your home? If so, it’s imperative to know ahead of time just how …

Home Improvement

Home Renovations That Pay Off When it Comes Time to Sell

It is a question many homeowners wrestle with: is it worth making costly home renovations before putting your home up for sale? Real estate experts say renovations can help attract more potential buyers but there are not many renovations where homeowners can actually recoup all of the costs.<p>While …

Natural Stone Siding Cost Vs. Stucco and Brick Veneer Siding 2018

House Siding Materials You Probably Never Heard of! The primary purpose of any siding material is to add a layer of protection and insulation to your …

Home Improvement

20 Great Places to Live for $1000 a Month

From Shreveport, Louisiana to Ferndale, Michigan.<p>Sometimes, the rent is too darn high. In fact, the number of households in the United States …

Top 20 Roof Types and Pros & Cons - Roof Styles, Design & Architecture

It’s disappointing, but understandable, that more people don’t consider themselves “roof connoisseurs.” After all, most homeowners take their roofs …

Top 15 Bathroom Remodel Ideas, Costs, and ROI Details for DIY Enthusiasts in 2016

Your bathroom is the first thing you see every day. Bleary-eyed and groggy. And you are tired of it! What can you do? First, come up with between …

The 20 Most Impressive Wooden Structures in the World

Top 15 Outdoor Kitchen Designs and Their Costs

If you cook often at home, you probably dread the heat that’s coming because you know you will be on the verge of suffocating whenever you cook …