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A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.

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      6 Exterior Window Trim Upgrades

      If you're looking for quick, inexpensive ways to improve your home's curb appeal, start with freshening up the windows. Here are some ideas to get you started.

      5 Eye-Catching Window Painting Ideas

      Whether you like going big or prefer something more modest, these paint tips will give your windows a little extra...


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      What Is a Convection Oven? Are They Better Than Conventional Ovens?

      You used to find convection ovens only in professional kitchens, but now they're gaining popularity as a home appliance. So......


      3 Reasons Why There Is an Appliance Shortage

      Appliances are in high demand and hard to find. Here's why.


      6 Ways to Remodel a Living Room

      Is your living room feeling a little outdated? Here are six easy ways to make your room feel like new.

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      Best Flooring Options for Your Bathroom

      Whether you're building from scratch or remodeling an existing bathroom, choosing the best flooring for your bathroom is essential.


      22 Simple Heating and Air Conditioning Fixes

      Even a beginner can solve common furnace and air conditioning problems — and save money!

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      9 Bedroom Office Ideas

      Now you can work from home comfortably even if you don't have a lot of space. Get inspired by these...


      How to Make Your Refrigerator Smell Better with Vanilla Extract

      You can banish that funky refrigerator aroma. Here's how.


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      Track Lighting Buyer’s Guide

      If you think track lighting is an ugly strip of spotlights attached to the ceiling, think again! Here's what you...


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      10 Bedroom Lighting Ideas

      Bedroom lighting is often overlooked. These lighting ideas provide the visibility you need from dawn to dusk.

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      6 Best Attic Fans

      An attic fan provides an affordable way to draw fresh air through your attic, extending the life of your roof...


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      Add Character To Your Home With These Interior Wall Trim Ideas

      Transform your blank walls with these gorgeous wall trim ideas including wainscoting, board and batten, accent walls and shadow box...


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      5 Signs You Should Clean Your Drains

      Clogged drains aren't just an inconvenience; they're a potential health hazard. It's essential to know when it's time for drain...


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      Best Gas Stoves of 2022

      Whether you're an accomplished chef or a newcomer to the kitchensphere, cook up a storm with this curated collection of...


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      8 Inspiring Crown Molding Designs and Ideas

      Add architectural detail and elevate any room in your home with these creative crown molding ideas from Instagram.

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      How to Use a Light Tester to Fix Christmas Lights

      A simple tester helps you fix holiday light strings fast.


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      9 Modern Interior Window Trim Ideas

      From color to material to style, there are tons of choices for interior window trim. These ideas are a modern...


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      Do You Need a Cabin Furnace?

      Wondering if you should invest in a furnace for your getaway cabin or vacation home? Here are some key considerations...


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      Everything You Need To Know About Bathroom Vanities

      Bathroom vanities can be cookie-cutter basic or completely custom-built. Find the right vanity for your bathroom by knowing what to...


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      What To Consider When Designing an ADA Compliant Bathroom

      Remodeling your bathroom or building a new one? The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) has specific requirements. Here's what they...


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      10 Best Medicine Cabinets of 2022

      Our collection of the best medicine cabinets will help you store, organize and unclutter your bath or powder room.


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      Homeowner’s Guide To Medicine Cabinets

      Besides storing pills and vitamins, medicine cabinets hold lots of stuff that would otherwise clutter your sink or vanity top.


      10 Best Accessible Grab Bars for the Bathroom

      Offering support and safety when showering, bathing or using the toilet, grab bars range from basic to luxurious. Here are...

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      7 Best Accessible Bath and Shower Chairs

      The shower is one of the prime places where falls happen. Shower chairs provide extra stability for elders and others...


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      8 Modern Crown Molding Designs and Ideas

      Ornate trim can make a room feel heavy and outdated, but modern crown molding can help you achieve a sleek,...


      What You Need to Know About Discoloration of Stainless Steel Due to Heat

      While it won't have any effect on your food, it can be unsightly and bothersome.


      Can You Use Dishwasher Tablets to Clean the Shower?

      Your dishwasher tablets are tough on soap scum, too.

      If You See a Purple Porch Light, This Is What It Means

      People use colored lights to bring awareness to a plethora of different issues. Here's the meaning of purple porch lights.


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      10 Best Raised Toilet Seats

      You deserve to be comfortable and safe when on the loo. Consider our picks for the best raised (AKA handicapped...