Upgrades Articles & Tips

Whether your home is drenched in bright colors or is mostly subtle hues, your preferred color palette says a lot about you. Take the quiz to find out what! From the color of your kitchen to the shade of your siding, your color choices at home say... 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 .

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 .

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 .

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 .

When it comes to washers, dryers, fridges, ovens, dishwashers and stoves, it’s all about smart and sleek. What are the other big trends? What’s new in the kitchen and laundry room this year? Appliances are smarter and sleeker than ever... Read more .

Can’t decide between a modern or traditional kitchen? Not only is it OK to mix styles, it’s actually a major trend right now. When it comes to designing a new kitchen, don’t feel like you have to limit yourself to just one style. Whether you... Read more .

Maintain your home, one month at a time. New Year’s resolutions aren’t just for getting fit and eating better. This year, make a few resolutions for your home, too. Each month, resolve to complete one small home maintenance task, so by the end... Read more .

What’s trending this year in bathroom design — from tile and flooring to color schemes and more. If you’re planning a bathroom redesign or remodel in 2017, there’s a whole new set of trends to pay attention to. This year, bathroom design is all... Read more .