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How Americans Feel About Working From Home During COVID-19 [Survey]

House Method surveyed 1,000 people to find out how Americans feel about working from home during COVID-19.

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The Most Popular Board Game in Every State

House Method researched to determine the most popular board game in each US state. Here's what we found.

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The Most Popular Dog Breeds In Every State

House Method surveyed over 4,000 Americans to find the most popular dog breed in every state. Here's what we found.

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The Ultimate Entertainment Guide for House Guests

We put together this entertainment guide so that you can spend less time stressing the small stuff and more time enjoying each other’s company.

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Top Home Products You Need
in Your Home Right Now

Make your home efficient, functional, and beautiful with these top home products.

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The Ultimate House Cleaning Guide

Overwhelmed with the thought of deep cleaning your home? In this guide, we break down how to get started, tips to keep you organized, and essential cleaning tasks to complete.

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Top Vacuum Cleaners for Your Home

Our team has tested the top-rated vacuums in the industry and read countless vacuum reviews to help you find the best vacuum cleaner for your home. Read our guide to find the right vacuum for you.

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How to Create the Best Sleep Environment
in the Home

Sleep is one of the most important, and often overlooked, parts of life. Read our tips to making the best possible sleep environment in the home.

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22 Home Improvements Worth Making

Looking to refresh your space without breaking the bank? These 22 home improvements can take your house to the next level.

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9 Home Wellness Best Practices

Your home affects your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. Review these home wellness best practices and learn how you can improve your health at home.

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The Most Popular Furniture Store In Every State

House Method used Google Trends data to find the most searched for furniture in every state. Here are their findings.

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The Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Spring Break

For students across the nation, spring break is one of the best weeks of the year. But which city is best? Read on for our full analysis.

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The Cost of a Margarita in Your State

When it comes to alcoholic drinks, a favorite among many has to be the margarita. We collected data on the cost of making your own in each state throughout the country. Check out our full report.

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Top 10 U.S. Cities To Live In Without A Car

Whether you’re looking to save money, reduce your carbon footprint, or avoid parking nightmares, here's a comprehensive list of the top 10 U.S. cities to live without needing a car.

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This is How Much a Bottle of Wine Costs in Your State

We analyzed the cost of a bottle of white, red, and rosé wine in each state to determine which states are the most and least expensive to buy wine in. Check out our full report.

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Best U.S. Cities to Celebrate Galentine’s Day

We analyzed the largest U.S. cities and ranked them on five different factors to come up with the list of best cities for celebrating Galentine's Day. Check out our full rankings.

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The Most Popular Romantic Comedies of the Century By State

House Method conducted a study on the century's most popular romantic comedies in each state. Read on to see the results.

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The Most Popular Breweries in the U.S. and in Each State

Our team of researchers pulled the data on every craft brewery in the U.S. and each state to find the most popular ones. Read on to see our full findings.

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Shakira or JLo? Who America’s More Excited to Watch During Super Bowl Halftime Show By State

House Method conducted a survey to over 4,000 Americans asking them who they're more excited to watch perform at the Super Bowl Halftime show.

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Who is America Rooting for in the Super Bowl? [2020 Survey]

The Super Bowl is practically an American holiday. We asked over 4,000 Americans who they're cheering for and broke it down by state. Read on to see our results.

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The Record Snowfalls in the United States [Data Study]

As the snow starts to come down across the country, we at House Method decided to find out just how much (or how little) each state has received. We gathered data on the biggest total snowfall (in inches) of each county in every state of the U.S.

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A Look Into How Americans Furnished Their First Home

There are many challenges when moving into a first home. House Method conducted a study asking over 3,780 Americans how furnished their first home.

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The Best and Worst Cities for Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

With a new year comes new goals and at House Method we want you to reach those goals. See how we ranked the best cities for keeping New Year’s resolutions.

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The Best and Worst Cities for Reducing Stress in the U.S.

If you are looking to reduce your stress levels, think about moving to one of these top cities. House Method determined the best cities for reducing stress according to five factors.

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The Best and Worst Cities for Healthy Eating in the U.S.

Eating healthy can be a challenge, but when you live in a city that offers you more of the things that can contribute to a healthier lifestyle it can become easier. We have ranked the best and worst cities in the U.S. for healthy eating.

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The Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Saving Money

Saving money doesn’t have to be as hard as you think. We ranked the best and worst cities for saving money based on five factors. Read to find out where you should live if you want to start building up a savings account.

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Each State’s Favorite Christmas Movie… Should ‘Die Hard’ be Included?

Christmas movies are a wonderful way to get in the holiday spirit. We surveyed 4,500 Americans to find out their favorites.

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The Most Popular Christmas Cookie in Every State

There’s nothing quite like a Christmas cookie to get you in the holiday spirit. We surveyed 4,500 Americans to find out their favorites.

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At What Age Did Americans Stop Believing in Santa?

For those who celebrate Christmas, believing in Santa is part of their childhood. We surveyed over 4,500 Americans and asked them when they stopped believing.

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The Best and Worst Cities in the U.S. for Exercise

We rounded up the best U.S. cities to live in if you enjoy living an active lifestyle and like to exercise. We analyzed the 100 largest U.S. cities to come up with our list of best cities for exercise.

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LifeSpan Fitness Treadmill Review

One of the most popular treadmill brands in fitness clubs, LifeSpan brings industry leading quality to home treadmills. Read the reviews here.

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The Most Popular Thanksgiving Recipe by State

Different states have different traditions and recipes for Thanksgiving dishes. We did the research and found the most popular Thanksgiving recipe by state.

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The Top 10 U.S. Cities to Raise a Family Right Now

Whether you’re contemplating starting your own family or looking to relocate your existing one, here are 10 of the best U.S. cities to live in right now.

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46 Easy Ways to Save Money at Home

In need of saving money at home? In this article, House Method explains 46 ways that you can start saving today.

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Study: People Are Definitely Judging Your Home. We Asked Them How.

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.

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Study: What Your Dates Judge About Your Home

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.

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The Art of the Window Treatment: Choosing the Right Shades, Drapes, and Blinds

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.

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Why You Should Start Swedish Death Cleaning in Your Twenties

Swedish death cleaning isn’t just for the aging. Dr. Kristen Fuller, M.D., of the Center for Discovery weighs in on how the practice of eliminating unnecessary belongings can benefit you long before you leave this earth.

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Top 11 Podcasts for the Home Enthusiast

Our top 11 podcast recommendations for the home renovator, the minimalist, the Fixer Upper fanatic, the interior designer, the gardening newbie, and so much more.

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US Housing Costs Spur More Multigenerational Households

In 2016, a record 64 million people, 20% of the US population, lived in multigenerational homes—up from 60.6 million Americans in 2014 and 51.5 million Americans in 2009. See why multigenerational living is making a comeback across the country.

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Architectural Basics:
Modern Architecture

Modern architecture emerged over the first half of the twentieth century and evolved into the streamlined, form-follows-function aesthetic we know and continue to love. We explore the origins of this architectural school and its most famous gems.

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Sex Around the Home: The Most Popular Locations for Sex Outside the Bedroom

Sex outside the bedroom can inject a healthy dose of excitement into a relationship, but for married and cohabitating couples, how much sex really takes place elsewhere? We take a closer look at where sex takes place in the home outside the bedroom and what that means for our sex life and relationship satisfaction.

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Why Home Sharing Is Necessary in America

Home sharing is the exchange of housing for mutual benefit in the home, allowing those on a low or fixed income to seek affordable housing while mutually agreeing to support the homeowner. Learn how home sharing works and why it’s so important in the current real estate climate.

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Best Ways to Conserve Water at Home This Weekend

We’re all using more water at home than is necessary. Here’s how you can change your habits and conserve water at home.

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Green Roof Revolution: Why Cities Are Adopting Green Roofs

With benefits like increased energy efficiency, reduced heating and cooling costs, and improved air quality, to name a few, green roofs are appealing to many eco-minded homeowners, businesses, and cities throughout the country.

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The Low-Waste, Minimalist Home: An Interview with Jess with Less

An interview with Jess with Less. She talks to us about what a low-waste, minimalist lifestyle means to her and the simple swaps we can make in our own homes that can get us closer to responsible consumption.

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The Best and Worst Home Trends of the 2000s

With a resurgence of home trends from the 2000s, there are some that we’re absolutely in love with, but others that should just stay in the past. Here are the best—and worst—home trends from the 2000s.

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The Spring Cleaning Drinking Game

Turn the chore of spring cleaning into an event! Combine your spring cleaning list with your favorite booze. No cleaning task is too large with a cocktail in hand.

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Intentionally Small Living: How Americans Are Embracing the Idea of Living Small (and How You Can Too)

The average American occupies more than 1,020 square feet of developed real estate, but many Americans are choosing to live differently—that is, choosing to live intentionally small.

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Chip and Joanna Gaines: Behind the Design (That Made Them Famous)

Chip and Joanna Gaines are back with a new show: Fixer Upper: Behind the Design. We take a closer look at their famous style and how they set a new tone for the industry.

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How to Create a Home Where a Family Can Thrive: An Interview with Kimberley Blaine

Fostering a healthy family begins at home. Here’s how marriage and family therapist Kimberley Blaine creates a home where a family can thrive.

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A Lawyer’s Sleek and Colorful Brooklyn Townhouse

Vivid splashes of yellow and red, chocolatey hardwoods, and neutral anchor colors mix in this top-to-bottom-renovated Ocean Hill townhouse.

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The Best 5 Ways to Reduce Energy Consumption at Home

We offer several quick ways to reduce energy consumption at home that are not only simple, but are also cost effective.

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