Home Improvement

Stylish Solutions for Awkward "Dead Zone" Spaces

Tight corners, the space under your stairs, the tops of cabinets—these awkward spaces are the great equalizers of design. We all deal with some or …

Chip and Joanna Gaines

What the Heck Are Heat Pumps?

What the heck is a heat pump? Many of us try to stay up to speed on the latest and greatest clean energy technology. We’ve replaced our old …

Energy

Time to upgrade your downstairs? Here’s what to know before you finish your basement.

Feeling pressed for space? The solution might be right under your feet.Finished basements are a low-cost way to add resale value to your home at a …

Home

This new solar-powered home development store is coming after Home Depot

TreeHouse is a new sustainable store looking to take over the home improvement industry. It has over 500 solar panels, which store their energy in batteries made by Tesla.

Home Depot

Know how: Propane System Health and Safety

Never take Chances with Propane<p>Sailboat explosion due to spilled gasoline<p>Previous Next<p>Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is the cooking fuel of choice for …

Sailing

A Move-In Checklist for Before the Movers Arrive

These 10 things are must-adds to your move-in checklist. (Also, take a bunch of de-stressing deep breaths.)<p>Betsy Kasha and her husband, Alon, have called Paris's Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood home for more than a decade, and they know the charming café-studded blocks like the backs of their …

Home

'Listed Sisters': Renovating With the Crock-Pot and Other Cool Tricks

"Listed Sisters" just premiered its second season on HGTV—which means identical twins <b>Alana</b> <b>and</b> <b>Lex LeBlanc</b> must be doing renovations right!<p>These gals' …

Home

Drew and Jonathan Scott Weren’t Kidding About Their Interactive Book Tour: ‘It’s Going to Show Every Aspect of Us’

When Drew and Jonathan Scott said they were throwing a party to celebrate the launch of their memoir, <i>It Takes Two: Our Story</i>, they didn’t mean a …

Chip and Joanna Gaines

Handyman: Lessen impact of sun’s UV rays on your home

Preventive measures can lessen the impact UV rays have on your air conditioning bill and indoor comfort

Home

What Are the Pros and Cons of a Saxony Carpet

Saxony is likely what comes to mind for most people when they think of carpet. It is the traditional cut-pile carpet, with fibers standing straight …

Germany

Williams Lake evacuation order lifted: residents can return home

Almost two weeks after Williams Lake was ordered to evacuate, that order has been lifted and residents can now return home.<p>However, an evacuation …

Home

Attention Fixer Upper Fans: Chip and Joanna Gaines Just Announced They're Opening a Second Vacation Rental in Waco

Chip and Joanna Gaines have been teasing fans with an “exciting new project” for days with mysterious social media messages showing beautiful rooms …

Chip and Joanna Gaines

5 common dishwasher problems (and how to fix them)

Some of us rely heavily on dishwashers to do our dirty work, but when the machine breaks or malfunctions, our home can quickly turn into a scene from</i> …

Home

Here's What It Really Costs To Spend A Year Fixing Up A Cheap Old Truck

It’s been twelve months since I finally got the vehicle I’ve wanted forever: a 1975 International Scout. It’s taught me a lot. Well, mostly it’s …

Trucks

Transform your standard outlet into one with 2 USB ports for $16

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a deal on wall outlet with 2 USB ports!<p>The Topgreener Dual USB charger outlet is down to …

Before & After: A Modern Kitchen Update with Vintage Charm

When they decided to start a family, interior designer Meredith and her husband realized that their one-bedroom duplex (with the bedroom accessed by …

Renovations

How to repair and take good care of your leather furniture? - KUKUN

When looking for home furnishings, leather could be your ideal bet since it is durable and comes with low-maintenance surfaces. By following the …

Tiny House Movement

How to Choose the Best Hardwood Flooring for Your Beach House

Hardwood flooring has a classic and timeless look, which is why we used it in this year’s Idea House in Newport, Rhode Island. Here, Armstrong …

Renovations

How to Fix a Leaky Faucet

A leaky faucet is a nuisance that you will probably face at some point. Even slow drips lead to higher water bills, wasted water and the potential …

Home

Protecting Your Business From Mold-Related Lawsuits

Architects and structural engineers are subject to lawsuits based on allegations of improper design of a building or its components. Claimants may …

Personal Finance

Home Improvement Spending On The Rise

Americans are forecast to spend $316 billion on home improvements this year, which could either be good or bad for the economy. The spending is good, …

Advertising Industry

The 3 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Used Shiplap in My Home

The nitty-gritty on Joanna Gaines’ go-to accent.<p>The nitty-gritty on Joanna Gaines’ go-to accent.<p>Shiplap is having a moment. It’s a go-to accent …

Chip and Joanna Gaines

10 Ways to Channel Chip & Joanna Gaines (for $50 or Less)

Texas-based husband-and-wife team Chip and Joanna Gaines might be best known for their HGTV series, <i>Fixer Upper</i> — where they fix up decrepit old …

Chip and Joanna Gaines

10 DIY plumbing tips that will save you a lot of time and money

You don't always need to call a plumber – just do it yourself...<p><b>When I first sat down in the basic plumping workshop at The Goodlife Centre, I didn't</b> …

Home

Chip and Joanna Just Announced Their Latest Project — and You Can Be a Part of It

The surprise project Chip and Joanna Gaines have been teasing was finally unveiled — and it's a big one. The enterprising couple just revealed that they're opening a second vacation rental! Their first bed-and-breakfast-style rental, Magnolia House, opened to guests in Spring of 2016. Their newest …

Chip and Joanna Gaines

8 Foolproof Paint Colors for Your Living Room

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Living Rooms

Earth Ground And The Grid

The electrical grid transmits power over wires to our houses, and our Bryan Cockfield has covered it very well in his Electrical Grid Demystified …

Home

Steal This Look: The Ultimate Farmhouse Kitchen

The Floating Farmhouse, an 1820s farmhouse renovation in upstate New York, is a feat of engineering and the result of relentless resourcefulness from …

Houses

Americans Pour Record Sums Into Home Improvements

A shortage of new single-family homes across the U.S. is pushing up prices and locking many buyers out of the market. The silver lining: a boom in renovations of existing homes.<p>Americans are expected to pour a record $316 billion into home remodeling this year, up from $296 billion a year earlier, …

Real Estate

How to Specify: Bathroom Faucets

<i>Each week, Architizer is highlighting a different building product and how to specify it. This week’s topic is faucets. If you’re looking for the perfect faucet for your next project, search for it on Architizer’s new network marketplace for building-products. Click here to join our waitlist. It’s</i> …

Bathrooms