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One-weekend DIY projects to get your house relative-ready for the holidays
When the holidays arrive, you can prepare a scrumptious feast, present ideal gifts that are perfectly wrapped and decorate the house like something off a magazine cover.

Bathroom renovations even the pickiest in-laws will love
While the approach of the holidays has many people focused on gift lists and celebrations, you're thinking about the guest bathroom.

Harvest Your Own Home Decor
Put your personal touch on your home’s decor with crafting projects that highlight the best of fall: copper detail, animal icons and pumpkins of every color, including white. Create a seasonal tablescape or mantel decoration with these Harvest Fall Lanterns or apply an outdoorsy look with a Birch Wreath.

Bold and Blended
Remodeling your home can be a big, and oftentimes, overwhelming project, but it doesn’t always have to be. If you’re not looking to do a whole home renovation, and just want to give your interior a little pick-me-up, consider revamping colors, textures and your home appliances with these simple tips.

Shop Your Way to an Organized Closet
If you often find yourself standing in front of a closet bursting with clothes but can’t find anything to wear, it may be time for a makeover – not only for your wardrobe, but for your closet, too. You can introduce order and reinvent your wardrobe by shopping your closet with these tips for installing a closet system, creating stylish looks and reorganizing.

Deck Design Made Easy
While outdoor living season may be winding down, there’s no better time to start planning your dream deck. These 5 quick tips make creating your outdoor oasis exciting and easy.

Simple Steps to Maintain Natural Stone
Not only does natural stone lend a beautifully sophisticated aesthetic, it’s generally regarded as a practical choice because it’s more durable than many other materials. However, granite, marble, travertine and other natural-stone and quartz surfaces do require proper care and attention to maintain that luxurious finish. Keep your natural stone in top condition with these tips.

5 tips to prepare the bath for winter
As chilly weather approaches, it’s time for homeowners to consider ways to winterize their living spaces. New seasons serve as a great opportunity to refresh bath décor and incorporate simple upgrades — ultimately transforming the bath from a cold, simple space into a warm and comforting winter oasis...

Make your home feel bigger without adding space
Whether you live in a suburban townhouse, an urban condo or a big, modern single-family home on a tiny lot, chances are good expanding just isn’t in the cards for your home...

Top 5 secrets from professionals on home renovation
When asked what kind of upgrades homeowners would like to make in their home, most have a similar wish list that includes features like marble or granite counter tops, an open concept kitchen, a remodeled bathroom and a deck.

Practical remodeling tips for modern multi-generational families
Parents, grandparents and children all living happily together under one roof — it’s an iconic American image you may associate with “the good old days.” In reality, more Americans are now living in multi-generational households than at any time in the past 75 years...

What to look for when buying a garage door for your home
The most important factor that garage door buyers consider is not the price! That was the surprising result of a 2016 national survey completed in February. According to that study, the buyers’ most important consideration is appearance/curb appeal...