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AUGUST 8, 2014 | FRIDAY
10 Steps to Paradise in Your Own Backyard

Any outdoor living space, be it a compact apartment terrace or an expansive poolside patio, becomes much more inviting once it’s been outfitted with a few creature comforts. Designers Jef...

AUGUST 7, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
10 Ways to Create Your Own Paradise in the Backyard

Any outdoor living space, be it a compact apartment terrace or an expansive poolside patio, becomes so much more inviting once it's been outfitted with a few creature comforts.  In search...

JULY 15, 2013 | MONDAY
Trending Now: Ceramic Tiles

For durability and ease of maintenance, few materials compare with ceramic tile. Here are some of the hot new looks for 2013.

JULY 9, 2013 | TUESDAY
Buyer's Guide: Laminate Countertops

When you’re remodeling a kitchen on a budget, laminate is the best affordable option for countertops. Nowadays this tried-and-true material comes in a wider array of designs than ever bef...

JULY 9, 2013 | TUESDAY
Pendant Lighting 101

[bobsays_inset]Of all the various forms of light fixtures, pendants may offer the greatest opportunity to make a statement and introduce a pop of personality to a room. Though functional—...

JULY 9, 2013 | TUESDAY
Buyer's Guide: Engineered Stone Countertops

Many Americans nowadays care about making eco-friendly choices. And when it comes to countertops, engineered stone is one of the most environmentally sensitive choices you can make. But t...

JULY 9, 2013 | TUESDAY
Buyer's Guide: Granite Countertops

Granite. It’s the most popular natural countertop surface for kitchens and baths in America. And for good reason—it’s durable, easy to maintain, and beautiful. It’s also a relatively simp...

JULY 9, 2013 | TUESDAY
How To: Tile a Backsplash

A tile backsplash adds color, personality, and function to a kitchen. Here’s how to install this relatively easy upgrade yourself:TOOLS AND MATERIALSDecorative tilesTape measurePencilGrap...

JULY 9, 2013 | TUESDAY
How To: Care for Your Grill

Summertime! The living is easy and—more often than not—the food is grilled. From burgers, dogs, and steaks to chicken, shrimp, and skewered vegetables, grilled and barbecued fare is a sum...

JULY 9, 2013 | TUESDAY
What to Consider Before You Buy a Foreclosed Home

With almost a third of the home sales in this country consisting of properties in some stage of foreclosure last quarter, purchasing a foreclosed home is a great way to pick up a terrific...