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Keep each area of your house interesting and unique by choosing the right materials, theme and aesthetic.

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    9 Popular Home Siding Colors

    Whether you're building, remodeling or just refreshing your home's exterior, consider these popular siding colors experts say their clients love.

    Popular Wallpaper Trends for 2022

    Wallpaper is back. Here are some bright ideas for incorporating trending wallpaper in your home.


    How to Install a Window Air Conditioner

    Installing a window air conditioner is an easy way to keep your cool.


    Try This Hack for Building an Inexpensive Glass Panel Door

    Make a glass panel door yourself without breaking the bank.


    How to Add a Covered Entryway to Your Home

    Take your home's basic facade to the next level. Add a roof over the entryway.

    If Birds Peck at Your Windows and Mirrors, This is What it Means

    Birding experts Kenn and Kimberly Kaufman explain why birds engage in these behaviors, and what you can do to prevent...


    If You See a House with Two Front Doors, This Is What It Means

    You're going to adore the possible explanations.

    How to Prevent Bird Strikes on Windows

    We know sometimes birds strike windows, and it's much worse during migration. Here are a few simple things you can...


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    7 Types of Crown Molding for Your Home

    Whether big and bold or understated, crown molding enhances the transition from wall to ceiling. Which of these seven options...


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    How Much Does Crown Molding Cost?

    Consider crown molding costs in light of your budget and DIY skills. Install it yourself, and spend the money you'll...


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    How To Choose Windows for Your Cabin

    Six tips to help you choose from a wide variety of windows for your cabin.

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    7 Best Paints for Windows

    Want to transform window panes, glassware, vases and other glass objects? You can do it with paint, but not just...


    If You See a Front Porch With a Separate Door, This Is What It Means

    In Charleston, South Carolina, front porch "hospitality doors" helped neighbors know when it was OK to stop by.


    Family Handyman Approved: Zircon HD900 MultiScanner

    An easy-to-use stud finder and scanner, ideal for all levels of DIYer.


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    Smokeless Fire Pit Maintenance Tips

    Learn how you can keep your smokeless fire pit in top shape for years of enjoyable, smoke-free gatherings.


    What to Know About Buying Windows

    When shopping for windows, you'll find seven basic styles and at least seven important considerations. Knowing these makes you a...

    How To Babyproof a Fireplace

    Protect young children from fireplaces and flames with these smart and easy tips, straight from a professional babyproofer.


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    How To Clean Fireplace Brick

    Keep your brick fireplace functioning well and looking good inside and out with these tips for how to clean fireplace...


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    Tips for Fixing a Leaking Skylight

    If your skylight's leaking, often you can do the repair yourself. First, you have to figure out where the water...


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    Homeowner’s Guide to Skylights

    Let the light shine! Put a skylight in your roof to lower your energy bills, bask in the mood-enhancing rays...


    6 Exterior Window Trim Upgrades

    If you're looking for quick, inexpensive ways to improve your home's curb appeal, start with freshening up the windows. Here...


    5 Eye-Catching Window Painting Ideas

    Whether you like going big or prefer something more modest, these paint tips will give your windows a little extra...


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    Best Flooring Options for Your Bathroom

    Whether you're building from scratch or remodeling an existing bathroom, choosing the best flooring for your bathroom is essential.


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    Add Character To Your Home With These Interior Wall Trim Ideas

    Transform your blank walls with these gorgeous wall trim ideas including wainscoting, board and batten, accent walls and shadow box...

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    8 Inspiring Crown Molding Designs and Ideas

    Add architectural detail and elevate any room in your home with these creative crown molding ideas from Instagram.


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    9 Modern Interior Window Trim Ideas

    From color to material to style, there are tons of choices for interior window trim. These ideas are a modern...


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    8 Modern Crown Molding Designs and Ideas

    Ornate trim can make a room feel heavy and outdated, but modern crown molding can help you achieve a sleek,...


    What to Know About Tubular Skylights

    Tubular skylights can provide natural light in rooms where it wasn't possible before. Learn more here.


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    How to Choose Interior Window Trim

    A guide to interior window trim to help homeowners make the right choice.


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    What Is Crown Molding?

    Crown molding can elevate an entire room. Which style is right for your home?