Nichole Talbot

Nichole Talbot is a freelance writer who covers home improvement, residential architecture, real estate, and design. She has written extensively for home builders, architects, and interior design firms since 2012. When she’s not writing, you can find her on home tours or vintage furniture scouting in and around Portland, Oregon.

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Bathroom
How to Install a Bathroom Vanity
Bathroom renovations continue to top the list of popular home improvements, but what if you don’t want to invest the time or money on a…
Flooring
What Is Engineered Hardwood Flooring? Your Questions Answered
Durable, long-lasting, and resistant to moisture and warping, engineered hardwood flooring is popular among homeowners for many reasons,…
Kitchen
8 Trendy Kitchen Backsplash Colors
Choosing a kitchen backsplash color can be tricky — it has to complement all the other room’s fixtures and possibly even the décor of…
Flooring
7 Great, Cheaper Alternatives to Hardwood Flooring
You love the look of hardwood floors, but the hefty price tag? Not so much. While the average price of a flooring project is $3,349,…
Flooring
Carpet Cleaning: Should You Do It Yourself or Hire the Pros?
When was the last time you deep-cleaned your carpets? Did you tackle the job yourself or did you hire a professional carpet cleaning…
Other Home Projects
The Best Lighting Ideas for Bedrooms
A bedroom should be a sanctuary space, a place to relax and recharge before and after the day. Lighting choice is an integral part of a…
Other Home Projects
The 9 Best Lighting Ideas for Your Living Room
Lighting is an important design detail that is easy to overlook in a living room. Choosing the right lighting has the power to transform…
Other Home Projects
15 Laundry Room Storage Ideas
Given that the average American household does 300 loads of laundry per year, it’s no surprise a dedicated laundry room — and a…
Bathroom
Best Bathroom Backsplash Tile Ideas
Tile is a natural choice for a bathroom backsplash. Its water resistance and durability protect walls from water and moisture, and it…