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By Anica Oaks Having a massive apartment is always lovely. However, most of us can't afford a large apartment with many luxury features. If you're stuck with a smaller apartment, here are four things that you can do to save yourself some space and feel less cluttered throughout the day: Hang What You Can It's crazy to think that most people live in homes that don't...

By Anita Ginsburg There are some repairs that every homeowner should learn to do. There are others, though, that always need a professional's touch. Here are three types of repairs that fall into each category: DIY: Basic Leak Repair You'd be amazed how easy it is to fix a leaky faucet. Tightening up a few bolts or replacing a simple part can let you get the job...

By Brentnie Daggett If you live alone or have extra space in your home, you may have considered renting out a room in your house as an option to earn some extra income. Whether you live close to a vacation destination or are debating looking for a long-term tenant, renting a room in your home as opposed to an entire unit can often be a more affordable option for...

By Brooke Chaplan Although water is a necessary resource, it can be a serious problem if it gets into the wrong places in your home. Fortunately, if you invest in the right waterproofing projects, you can protect your home and increase its value. It's important, then, that you know which projects are worthwhile investments and which are a waste of money. Consider...

It's the most wonderful time of the year again: Fall! Leaves are changing, families are going apple picking and haunted attractions are back. However, if you live in a home that's actually haunted, would you immediately pack up and move? According to realtor.com®'s annual Halloween survey, most Americans would not. Among the more than 2,000 U.S. homeowners that...

By Anita Ginsburg With cold weather heading toward much of the country, you'll likely want to ensure that your home is ready to deal with the hazards of winter weather like ice, snow and cold temperatures. Don't assume that just because everything seems to be in good shape now that you won't experience any problems over the course of the winter. Related: Here's Why...

Credit: Sherwin-Williams Credit: Sherwin-Williams Created as a reaction to the chaos that has defined much of this year, Sherwin-Williams' pick for the 2021 Color of the Year Passionate is simple. The color, as well as the full 2021 Color Collection of the Year, were created in partnership by the design experts at HGTV®. Passionate is a bold color that's heavy on...

By Brooke Chaplan Homeowners have an attractive range of natural building materials they can choose from to enhance their houses. Stamped concrete not only adds creative designs and aesthetic appeal to a home, but it can also increase a home's value because of its durability and curb appeal. You may want to install stamped concrete to update your home in one or more...

By Anita Ginsburg With the end of summer just around the corner, it may still feel too hot to venture outside in many parts of the country. However, without proper air conditioning, the interior of your home will provide no reprieve from the heat either. If you need to replace your air conditioning system, there are a number of different choices you need to make. Related:...

Many homebuyers and sellers wonder how to ship their boxes for the least amount of money. If you're moving from one home to another and you have a lot of possessions, hiring movers to do the job is the obvious choice. But what if you only have a few boxes to move? Even if you're moving across the country, hiring movers isn't one of the cheapest ways to ship boxes. Related:...