Home Improvement

Making the Shift: Teen’s Room to Guest Suite

At some point, you’ll probably want to convert your now-absent teen’s bedroom into a space you can use.

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Before & After: 1950s Bathroom Returns to its Modern Roots

Sometimes the purpose of a renovation is to bring a room back to its former glory.


5 Often Overlooked Decorating Budget Busters

Don’t forget to budget for the little things when decorating a space.

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Room of the Week: Classic Bohemian Living Room

Sometimes the biggest challenge of putting together a space isn’t trying to find all new coordinating pieces, but working with what is already there.

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5 Bathroom Renovation Mistakes to Avoid

Jeff Devlin, host of DIY Network’s “I Hate My Bath,” shares the mistakes he sees most often and how you can avoid them in your home.

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11 Home Hazards to Avoid

To keep your home truly safe, be aware of these hazards and consider how they can be remedied.


Room of the Week: Vibrant Loft Living Room

Designer Megan Dunkmann created a bright, fun loft with unexpected elements — but was still practical for everyday living.

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Staying Put vs. Moving Out: The Remodeling Dilemma

When the construction crew arrives, is it time to go? Experts and homeowners weigh the pros and cons.


Room of the Week: Master Bedroom Marries Sleek and Stylish

The designer enhanced the builder-grade features to create one-of-a-kind interiors that combine the styles of both husband and wife.


6 Low-Cost, High-Impact Projects for Your Home

Desire an easy, low-cost face-lift for your home? Check out these six do-it-yourself projects that won’t break the bank.

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How to Mix Patterns in a Space

Decorating with multiple patterns is more than just mixing and matching colors.

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10 Water Features to Add to a Home

A water feature — big or small — can mask noises, attract wildlife and help transform even the smallest urban space into an oasis.


3 Ways to Win the Remodeling Budget War

There are many ways to spend little to nothing if you are willing to roll up your sleeves and do a little work on your own, or as a team.


How to Create a Pet-Friendly Home

From cat rooms to dog houses, here are some simple ways to keep pets safe and comfortable in your home.

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8 Stunning SoCal Poolside Patios

Get inspired by these Los Angeles-area homes to create your own lavish patio haven.