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  • The Basics of Designing a Backyard Deck
    The luxury of outdoor living space is one of the biggest perks to owning or living in a house versus multi-unit housing like apartments and condos. Outdoor space is great for hosting get-togethers and parties, or even just retreating to a hammock with a book for a couple hours of solitary relaxation. Yard space also opens up the possibility of Continue Reading...
  • All-White Kitchens: Is This Trend Here to Stay?
    Kitchens are one of the most remodeled areas of the home and it’s not difficult to see why. Often seen as the heart of the home, many families tend to spend a significant amount of time in the kitchen. Whether cooking, eating, or just congregating there, people are drawn to the kitchen, which makes it a space that most people Continue Reading...
  • Will Solar Panels Make My House Look Ugly?
    If you’re intrigued by the thought of producing your own power but think solar panels might make your house stick out like a sore thumb, think again. Since a larger size equals more energy produced, it’s true that solar panels can be big and bulky. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing when it comes to your home’s appearance. In fact, Continue Reading...
  • 5 Space Saving Kitchen Storage Ideas
    The kitchen. For most, this area is one of the best spots in the house. Besides the bedroom and bathroom, the kitchen is pretty important, as it’s the place where priceless moments are shared, families come together to cook and guests hang out to catch up. Because this area has a lot of traffic coming and going on a regular basis, Continue Reading...
  • How Many Home Safety and Security Tips Can You Name?
    Yes, some home safety and security tips are pretty obvious, but the not-so-obvious ones can also be among the best things you can do to protect your house. There are 21 here, in no particular order. See how many you’ve been applying to your home. Keep all of your doors locked — a no-brainer, right? But this means also when Continue Reading...
  • When to Call an HVAC Technician
    The DIY impulse is hard to kill. It’s leftover from the Paleolithic era, when your nearest neighbor might be 5,400 stride-lengths away, and if you needed to fleece your mastodon flock, you were on your own. Be better than a caveman. Call an HVAC technician when… You celebrate the new year Your HVAC system deserves the “spa treatment” once every Continue Reading...
  • Is the Nest Thermostat Worth It?
    The Nest “smart” thermostat costs a whopping $250. Is it worth it? “We didn’t think thermostats mattered either,” admitted Nest engineers and founders Tony Fadell and Matt Rodgers, “until we found out they control half of your home’s energy.” Fadell and Rodgers discovered that most people who swapped out their static rectangular thermostats for new-fangled programmable thermostats never bothered to Continue Reading...
  • 5 Tips to Get Your Recessed Lighting Right
    When it comes to lighting your home, it’s important to consider a layered lighting approach to highlight each room’s best features, improve functionality, and create an inviting atmosphere. Choosing the right mix of lighting can really bring your home to life. And with so many choices, recessed lighting is one you don’t want to forget. Keep on reading for tips on Continue Reading...
  • Deck Envy: Amazing Outdoor Spaces
    If your backyard isn’t up to the task of entertaining, spring is the best time to do something about that so you’re ready for summer barbecues. In case you needed any more nudging, decks have one of the highest returns on investment when it comes to adding value to your home. Check out some of our favorite backyard decks below. Continue Reading...
  • This Week’s Most Popular Bathrooms on Modernize
    Bathrooms come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and varieties. They can be small and quaint, or large and luxurious. We’ve rounded up the five most popular bathrooms on Modernize this week for your viewing pleasure. Contrast cosmopolitan   Via Lillian Hager In the ultra-sleek, spa-like bathroom pictured here, indulgence drips from every surface. The modern free-standing soaking tub takes center stage, Continue Reading...