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Are you a home design star or headed for a DIY disaster? Take the quiz to find out. Whether you spend your weekends fixing up the house and watching design shows, or you push all things home improvement to the very last minute, there’s always... Read more .

What’s hot in home improvement and home design this year depends on where you live. From lighter colored roofing out West and richer colors in the South to beach-inspired design in coastal areas, the varying climates and styles of the United... Read more .

Is your home design style bold — or do you want to increase your home’s curb appeal in a smaller way? This quiz will help you decide which hot home improvement trend to try. When it comes to your home’s exterior, the latest trends are all about... Read more .

When it comes to your heating, ventilation and air conditioning system, it’s time to get smart. From maintenance reminders sent straight to your smartphone to remote controlled thermostats, cooling and heating your home has never been... Read more .

Get smart. Here’s what you need to know to get started to create the ultimate connected home. Imagine pulling into your driveway after work and seeing your house light up. No need to fumble for your keys — your door unlocks a few seconds before... Read more .

Discover the difference between the most popular cabinet styles. When you walk into a kitchen or bathroom, cabinets tend to steal the spotlight. Yet with all the styles available today, it can be tricky to decipher the differences between the... Read more .

Don’t let all the different roofing options available go over your head. Don’t put off thinking about a new roof until it’s too late and there’s water dripping into the living room. With so many roofing options available, it can be easy to feel... Read more .

Take this quiz to find out what your garden says about you. Do you consider yourself more of a countryside dweller or a modern maven? Whether you have a few square feet or a sprawling backyard that spans acres, what you choose to do with your... Read more .

Use these bathroom tile design trends to turn your bathroom from a cold and uninviting place into a warm and welcoming room for your family and guests. If your bathroom could use a refresh, tile is an easy way to change up the entire look and... Read more .

Hardwood floors are beautiful, warm and timeless, but they can also be expensive and require a good amount of maintenance (think scratches from pets, kid traffic and water damage). If you don’t want to splurge on real hardwood floors or you just... Read more .