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10 questions to ask any contractor before your project begins

If you're hiring a contractor for your next home renovation project make sure you ask these questions first.
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5 meaningful outdoor Earth Day activities your family can do together

Celebrate Earth Day with your family and these great activities.
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This Earth Day, take these 4 steps to go (more) green

Earth Day is a day to think about our impact on the planet and how we can care for it.
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Memorial Day recliner deals and sales

These are our favorite Memorial Day recliner deals and sales
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Memorial Day paint deals and sales

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Memorial Day patio furniture sales

Take advantage of Memorial Day sales and prep your patio for summer.
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Wayfair Memorial Day sale

Take advantage of the Wayfair Memorial Day sale with our top picks and favorite items.
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6 tips for hosting a virtual Easter egg hunt kids and adults will love

Get the family together for a safe and fun online Easter activity.
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5 Easter baking kits to add to your table

Whip up a table full of sweet treats with these 5 baking kits your family will love.
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4 kitchen appliances you deserve to splurge on this month

Spend your stimulus check on these great kitchen appliances that will make your everyday life so much easier.
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How to make marblized Easter eggs with nail polish

Have beautiful spring nail polish lying around? Put it to use with this great egg decorating hack.
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4 smart home devices under $700 to spend your stimulus check on

What better time to upgrade than with a little extra spending money?
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Should you avoid certain furniture according to feng shui?

When practicing feng shui, are there some furniture styles you should avoid?
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6 home shows to binge-watch on Netflix this month

From home design to renovation, get inspired by these 6 great shows you can stream today.
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How to use mirrors to widen your entryway

Entryways can feel small and stifled - use mirrors to change the atmosphere.
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Considering painted cabinets? This is what to think about

This is what you need to consider when painting your cabinets.
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What should you do with your now-vacant entryway?

Entryways aren't getting the traffic they used to. Here's how to make the most of the unused space.
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These are the best ways to sanitize and disinfect all your technology

Now more than ever, the health and safety of your family is key. Make sure your tablets, keyboards, laptops and phones are sanitary with these tips.
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How to keep your garden when selling your home

Want to take your outdoor flowers when you move? A realtor tells you if that's possible.
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5 simple renovations that will help you sell your home

These simple fixes make all the difference when it comes to selling your home.
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We can’t stop watching these 5 cheesy home shows on Hulu

Whether you're into home design, organization or house hunting, get inspired by these X great shows you can stream on Hulu now.
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Prepare your house to sell fast in 5 steps

Preparing to sell your home? Here's how to do it quickly.
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Why it might be time for you to cancel your gym membership

Working out at the gym is out and in-home workouts are in. Here's why.
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Home staging: How to hide your unused fireplace

Dress up and cover up an unused feature with these great hacks.
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These are our 6 favorite moving apps

Your phone can be your best friend while moving - here's how.
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Save your sanity during your next move with these tips

If you're thinking of moving soon, here are some tips to make it less stressful.
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5 ways you can save money while house-hunting

House hunting can be taxing on your energy and your wallet. Here's how to lessen the load.
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Why a pressure washer should be your next home maintenance purchase

Save money and time by investing in a pressure washer - here's what it can do for your home and yard.
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Modern vs. traditional furniture: How to choose

What's the difference between modern and traditional furniture? And how can you choose what works for you?
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Are there benefits to sleeping without a pillow?

Should you sleep without a pillow? Here's what you need to know.
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8 creative modern farmhouse bathroom ideas for your next remodel

Get inspired for your next bathroom remodel with these great ideas.
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Tips for finding authentic and adorable vintage decor pieces for every room

Bring beautiful vintages pieces into your home with these great tips.
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Vintage decor inspo for your next redecorating project

Infuse your home with vintage vibes with these inspirational images.
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Try these tips for a one-day closet clean-out

Being organized always feels good, so find a day when you can commit to a major cleanout and stick to it. If you've noticed your closet is getting messy, there are a few simple things you can do to tackle a full-scale declutter.
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How to decorate a cramped bedroom

It can feel overwhelming to find furniture and decor for a small bedroom. Here's how to find creative ways to get all the elements you want included to fit.
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Traditional bedroom décor that goes well with the furniture you already have

These tips will help you mix old and new in your home.
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Family and friends will rave about these 3 paint colors

While there have always been "rules" about colors that brighten and enlarge a space, the good news is pretty much anything goes in 2021.
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Why hygge is a sensational self-care practice for anyone

Tired of minimalism, tidying up, and other self-help concepts? Give hygge a try.
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How to design a vintage bathroom in a small space

Design a great bathroom without a lot of space - here's how.
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Make your small bedroom look larger with these paint colors

Color is an important choice to make when painting a small bedroom. We show you ways to make it look larger with the right colors.
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Ideas for industrial-farmhouse bathrooms that will wow any guest

An industrial-farmhouse bathroom can be as minimalist or dramatic as you desire. We offer ideas to put your imagination into motion.
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How to practice hygge at home today

Bring this Danish concept to life at home with these great tips.
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The best tech for your home office at CES this year

Check out our CES roundup of the best tech for your home.
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If your kitchen needs a clear-out, try these proven methods

There's nothing worse than a cluttered kitchen. We list a few simple things you can do to tackle a full-scale kitchen declutter.
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The best home gadgets we saw at CES this year

Check out our CES roundup of the best tech for your home.
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Don’t know where to start decluttering your closet? Here’s where to begin

A closet cleanout can be daunting, but it will be worth it. Our guide shows you how to get started and make the process painless.
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Tidy up with Marie Kondo’s new Container Store collaboration

Marie Kondo's new collaboration offers simple, chic organizational tools for every home and homeowner.
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6 simple steps to start your next home-renovation project

Home-renovation projects can seem pretty daunting at times. Our step-by-step guide will help you plan ahead to avoid any headaches.
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This is how to tell when it’s time for holiday decor to go

Halls still decked? This is when you should take down your holiday decor.
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Is it time to take your Christmas tree down?

When is it time to take your tree down? Here's what to consider.