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House Tours

Tour SoHo’s Most
Eligible Penthouse

See how a $14.8 million penthouse lives up to Wooster Street’s conflicting reputations as an historical yet luxurious neighborhood in SoHo.

Curb Appeal

How to Fertilize Your Lawn

Fertilizing your lawn once or twice a year yields a healthy, verdant, and thriving yard. Learn how and when to fertilize your lawn—and how to pick a fertilizer.

Maintenance

DIY Pest Control

Find natural, do-it-yourself solutions for getting rid of cockroaches, ants, flies, bed bugs, moths, silverfish, carpenter bees, and other pests. Here’s your guide to DIY pest control.

Bathroom

How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost?

Learn the average cost of a bathroom remodel, what tasks are DIY and which require professional help, and how to save money on your bathroom reno.

Inspiration

5 Questions for Finding the Perfect Kitchen Backsplash

The right backsplash can complete the look of your kitchen. Here are five questions to help you determine which style is right for your home.

Rooms

Preservation Matters:
An Interview with
Rob Emerson
of Preservation Durham

Hear from Rob Emerson of Preservation Durham about the importance of historic residential preservation—what historic designation means for community preservation and homeownership.

House Tours

Tour an $8 Million Tribeca Penthouse, Lower Manhattan’s Malibu in the Sky

Peek inside a gorgeous penthouse perched atop Tribeca’s historic 44 Lispenard Street, once home to A-listers John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, and neighbor to more stars.

Maintenance

Everything You Need to Know About Homeowners Insurance

A simple guide to shopping for homeowners insurance—what is covered, what is not, and how to find a great policy.

HVAC

Furnace & Heater
Troubleshooting Guide

Your comprehensive furnace and heater troubleshooting guide—identify the source of the problem and determine whether to call in the the professionals.

Bedroom

Guest Bedroom Ideas: How to Create the Perfect Retreat

Here’s how to create the perfect guest bedroom. Get ideas for lighting, décor, bedding, and those little touches that make an overnight stay especially relaxing.

Rooms

How to Score a Great New York City Apartment

Shii Ann Huang, a New York City real estate broker with the Corcoran Group, weighs in on the ins and outs of getting a great apartment in the city.

Dining

Your Essential Guide to Storing Wine at Home

You don't need a wine cellar in your home to effectively store wine. Here's a quick guide on how you can safely store and age your wine without compromising quality or flavor.

Dining

How to Host a Dinner Party

The simplest dos and do nots of how to host a dinner party, from the menu to decorations to when you should take a step back.

Dining

Minimalist Dining Spaces
in Six Styles

Think again if you believe minimalist dining spaces are reserved only for trendy cafés. Minimalism isn’t limited to industrial meets monochrome. Create a minimalist dining space out of any design style—even romantic.

House Tours

More Is More: A Georgian-Style Family Home Come to Life

Tour a stately Georgian three-story that’s a spirited amalgam of colors and textures, old and new, profiles, layers, and weights.

Renovation

Benefits of Double-Pane Windows

From cost to energy efficiency to ease of installation, here’s what you need to know about double-pane windows.

Maintenance

Birds In The Chimney | Identification, Prevention, & Removal

You may have birds in your chimney if you are hearing rustling and chirping. Learn more about identification, potential prevention, and legal removal.

House Tours

The Best Things Take Time: A Bright Boston Row Home for a Family of Four

Glimpse a beautiful Boston row home completely customized inside and out—from the floor plan to the staircase, backyard, and even the sofa.

Landscaping

What You Need to Know About Lawn Aerators

When watering, mowing, and edging are not enough to keep your lawn healthy, using a lawn aerator can inject new life into tired and worn grass.

Home Gym

How to Create a Home Yoga or Meditation Studio: An Interview with a Yoga Teacher

Learn how to create a peaceful, simple home yoga studio or meditation room that fits your space and your practice.

Bathroom

How to Eliminate Hard Water Stains

Hard water stains, which are yellow/white chalk-like deposits on metal, porcelain, and tiles can be easily eliminated using household products.

Curb Appeal

6 Best Roofing Materials Ranked by Durability and Cost

When it comes to roofing materials, make an informed and careful decision. Consider the six most popular options and make the right choice for your home.

Garden

6 Fruits You Can Grow Indoors

Grow your own fresh produce—no lawn or garden required. Here are six fruits you can grow inside your home.