Bob Vila home improvement

  1. Seattle home for sale

    Outdoor Lighting 101

    Add beauty and security to your home exterior with planned landscape lighting.

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    7 Steps to Closing Up Your Summer Home

    Before departing for the season, there are a few essential things you can do to help protect your house through the cold months ahead.

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    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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    11 Home Hazards to Avoid

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

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    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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    Unpacking Tips to Maximize Storage in Your New Home

    Taking time to develop a plan for your unpacking can definitely pay off in the long run.

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    How to Hang a Hammock in Your Backyard

    Dreaming of whiling away the afternoon cradled in a hammock? Just follow these easy tips.

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    9 Pro Tips for Arranging Furniture in Your Home

    Here a professional room-stager and designer offers tricks to help make your rooms look their very best.

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    Everything You Need to Know Before Installing an Above-Ground Pool

    An above-ground swimming pool is a great addition to any backyard, but don’t overlook these essentials before taking the plunge!

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    Dress Up Your Front Porch Without Breaking the Bank

    See 9 budget-friendly ways to create a welcoming front veranda.

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    5 Easy Organizing Ideas to Get More Out of Your Pantry

    Consider these ways to bring order to chaos in the pantry, regardless of its size.

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    Love Your Lawn? Follow These Guidelines

    There is nothing more beautiful than a lush, green, manicured lawn. Follow these tips to make your lawn the envy of the neighborhood.

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    How to Prolong the Life of Your Outdoor Furniture (and Save Money)

    Well-maintained patio and deck furniture is an essential for truly enjoyable outdoor living.

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    Getting Your Deck Ready for Summer

    Follow these maintenance tips to make sure your deck is primed for a long, relaxing, fun-filled summer.

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    What’s the Best Wall Color for Living Rooms?

    Design mavens reveal their favorite colors for living room walls — and why those hues work so well in this public yet intimate setting.