Upgrades Articles & Tips

Do you have a dream house? Take our quiz and discover which kitchen remodeling, bathroom remodeling or other home improvement project can help design your dream home. For some of us, our dream homes have that beachy vibe, awash in calm colors or... Read more .

5 types of smart devices and personal assistants to create an automated home, explained. Smart devices for your home run the gamut from thermostats and lighting to more complex systems that detect leaking appliances or act as personal assistants... Read more .

Our expert offers advice on replacing your old heating and air conditioning unit, including diagnostic systems, energy efficiency and savings programs. Need a new heating and cooling system for your home? These expert tips will help you find the... Read more .

Discover the top appliance trends for 2018. From appliance color trends to new appliance features, find the latest and greatest for the year. What’s cooking for 2018? From the kitchen to the laundry room, we’ve got the scoop on the hottest... Read more .

This is the year to embrace minimalism and a sleek look. But you can also add some color to your kitchen. Goodbye, cluttered countertops. It’s been good to know you, faucets that don’t conserve water. Current kitchen design trends are sleek,... Read more .

Gone are the days of the pale spa feel. This year’s trends are big and bold, including deep colors, black and industrial. If you’re tired of your delicate, spa-like bathroom — or are finally ready to say goodbye to sea foam green — you’re in luck... Read more .

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 .