5 Experts on Tasteful Holiday Decorating
How to elevate simplicity, play on timeless themes, use color and light, and create a beautiful holiday environment.
Destinations for great wintertime getaways. Whether you prefer snowshoes or pool floats, there’s a spot for you.
Meet the smokeless, ventless, sootless, odorless, wood-free fireplace that can be added to just about any home.
“Finding the right designer is more like dating than most people realize. It’s not just about the looks, it’s about personality, communication, and mutual respect. The partnership is what I love most about this process.”
What exactly do people think about your home? We decided to survey 1,800 people to find out. See the stats on what people notice first, what’s most likely to impress your guests, and what’s most likely to make them think otherwise.
It’s time to stop ignoring the art of window styling. Builder-standard economy mini blinds are doing no one any favors. Ian Gibbs of The Shade Store weighs with his tips on choosing drapes, blinds, and shades for both beauty and functionality in your home.
Everything you need to do now to get your home is ready for the holidays. From getting the kitchen in order to making sure the furnace is in top shape, we’ve simplified the holiday prep process so you can enjoy the celebration.
A few things to consider about what mortgage prepayment means for your finances and liquidity.
Sellers gain the advantage during two off-season sweet spots. Why listing your home at the holidays could mean a swift close and an easy transaction.
Housing prices in the United States hit an all-time high in June, according to the National Association of Realtors. There are signs high home prices are leveling off, but buying a house is still really expensive. In what might be the hottest of all seller's markets, what is a buyer to do?
Every home buying and selling experience is unique. The market will change, as will your needs, your budget, time frame, tastes, and the length and depth of your search. Here’s how you can find the right real estate agent to guide you through the home buying or selling process.
You may think that your home insurance covers all damage to your house, but flooding, earthquakes, and normal wear and tear are just a few items not covered by a standard homeowners insurance policy. Here are 16 items not covered by homeowners insurance and how you can get coverage for them.
Homeownership may seem like a financially smart move, but if you don’t have a strong enough credit score or are shopping in a seller’s market, renting may be the better option. Here are seven instances when renting may beat buying.
Total abstinence from rich holiday food simply isn't the answer. Learn from the pros how to healthfully indulge.
The rush of the holidays is no reason to find yourself sleep deprived come January 1. See our top 9 tips for getting a great night’s sleep all holiday season long.
Cannabidiol, otherwise known as CBD oil, has increased in popularity—yet many people are left wondering what it is or how it works. As it finds its way into homes across the country, it’s time to consider what CBD has to offer.
We surveyed more than 1,000 American singles about turn-ons and turn-offs of when it comes to a potential romantic partner’s home. Would you date someone who lives in a “rough” neighborhood? The majority of singles say no.
Creating a mindful space in the home can improve concentration, keep stress and anxiety levels down, and help you focus on the present. Here are 8 tips to help you create a mindful space at home.
A 2018 study suggested that regular use of traditional household cleaning products may be as damaging as smoking a pack a day. We take a look at what other practices have been disrupting our microbiomes and leaving us susceptible to allergies, asthma, and other autoimmune illnesses.
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Johnson Controls, the father of the modern room thermostat, has released its first smart home thermostat, GLAS, which not only learns temperature preferences, it also monitors energy use and indoor and outdoor air quality.
It’s estimated that nearly half of home renovations go over budget, so how can you plan for the unexpected when it comes to a costly project? We explore how much you should really be budgeting for your reno and how to ensure you stay within budget and on schedule.
Summer may be the most popular time to take on a home renovation, but there are key advantages to cost and availability afforded only in winter.
The ultimate guide on how to vacuum with insight from experts at Dyson, Miele, Roomba Stanley Steemer, and more. We'll address how to pick the right vacuum for you, how to make the most of attachments, how to care for your floors, and even how vacuums work. But ultimately, we'll answer the question: Is there a right way to vacuum?
Prepare your home for an emergency by ensuring your homes meets egress window safety requirements. In this article, we’ll discuss types of egress windows, international building code requirements, and considerations for installing egress windows.
The Sense energy monitor could save you hundreds on your energy bills every year and can predict appliance and system failure. Meet the device that unlocks a multitude of information about how our money, time, and energy is being spent in the home.
Here are the best dehydrators along with a full how-to guide for choosing a dehydrator, using it, and storing and enjoying dried snacks.
Airweave mattresses are some of the firmest on the market, coming in at around 8.5–9.5 on the 10-point firmness scale. See more on airweave pricing, shipping, and warranty terms.