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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...

5 ways to reinvent your garage
The garage – it’s that space where you used to just store your car, lawn mower, power tools, bikes, bats and boxes of things you wore in the 90s...

Tips for creating a virtually self-cleaning bathroom
Americans may be spending less time on housework, but that’s probably not much consolation when you’re scrubbing the toilet for the third time in a week.

The rise of the basement: Top tips for a better space
With fewer homes for sale and good returns on the remodeling investment, more homeowners are reclaiming their lower levels and remodeling their basements.

5 ways to prepare your outdoor living space for fall
While everyone eagerly waits for spring each year and wishes summer could last a month or two longer, when it comes down to it, fall just might be America’s favorite season. It’s warm but not hot, the air has that clean crispness that’s hard to describe and perhaps the biggest draw, pumpkin-flavored everything...

Tips to stop drafts, save money and improve your home
Can you imagine keeping your windows open all winter long? The heat loss, cold drafts and all that money spent on wasted energy would be staggering. But if your home has folding pull-down attic stairs, a whole-house fan, a fireplace or clothes dryer, you may be doing the equivalent of leaving the windows open every day...

Conserve energy and save money this fall by weatherizing your home with these easy tips
Cooler seasonal temperatures can have an impact on not only your home, but also your wallet. Along with adjusting your thermostat as the cooler weather embraces much of the country, weatherizing your home also has a direct impact on the amount of energy required to maintain a comfortable temperature indoors...

Tackle those air leaks now before heavy snow and cold temperatures hit
Home renovation experts suggest now is the ideal time for homeowners to prepare their home for winter and think about home improvement plans they can complete now.

5 easy ways to 'charge up' your recycling habits
Americans generate about 254 million tons of trash annually, according to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) most recent figures, and only about one-third of that waste is recycled...

5 kitchen updates that stand the test of time
Whether you’re undergoing a full-scale kitchen renovation or a simple refresh, design decisions can oftentimes feel overwhelming. Renowned interior designer and artistic advisor to LG STUDIO appliances, Nate Berkus, shares advice for making no-fail design decisions that will stand the test of time.

Create grand, open living spaces with unique pocket door frames
Offering twice the opening width of their standard pocket door frame, Johnson Hardware's new 1562 Series Commercial Grade Bypass Pocket Door Frame lets you easily create a wider room divider using just a single wall recess.

4 nursery design trends you'll love now - and later!
When you’re decorating a nursery, it makes sense to design a room that pleases you as much as it will thrill your little one — after all, you’ll be spending as much time in the room as your baby, if not more!