Living Room Inspiration
from All Angles
Explore our favorite living rooms from the House Method house tour archives. We picked our favorite living spaces from creekside getaways to urban gems.
See how a $14.8 million penthouse lives up to Wooster Street’s conflicting reputations as an historical yet luxurious neighborhood in SoHo.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hear from Rob Emerson of Preservation Durham about the importance of historic residential preservation—what historic designation means for community preservation and homeownership.
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.
A simple guide to shopping for homeowners insurance—what is covered, what is not, and how to find a great policy.
Your comprehensive furnace and heater troubleshooting guide—identify the source of the problem and determine whether to call in the the professionals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tour a stately Georgian three-story that’s a spirited amalgam of colors and textures, old and new, profiles, layers, and weights.
From cost to energy efficiency to ease of installation, here’s what you need to know about double-pane windows.
You may have birds in your chimney if you are hearing rustling and chirping. Learn more about identification, potential prevention, and legal removal.
Glimpse a beautiful Boston row home completely customized inside and out—from the floor plan to the staircase, backyard, and even the sofa.
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.
Learn how to create a peaceful, simple home yoga studio or meditation room that fits your space and your practice.
Hard water stains, which are yellow/white chalk-like deposits on metal, porcelain, and tiles can be easily eliminated using household products.
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.