How To Renovate

From a DIY project to a major renovation makeover, remodeling anything in your house is easy with professional tips and tricks.

image The 8 Interview Questions To Ask A Potential Contractor

You may not be the expert, but you are the boss!

image A Newbie’s Guide To Remodeling Permits

If you're planning a big project, get your paperwork in order.


image No, You Don't Have To Hate Your Contractor

Start the relationship off on the right foot and there won't be any terse text messages in your future.


image Check The Definitions Of 15 Common Renovation Terms

It's easier to work with contractors when you have a clue what they're talking about.


image Should You DIY Or Call A Pro?

Not everything can be learned on YouTube, after all.

image How Long It Takes To Renovate Every Room In Your House

The process takes a lot longer than you may think.



Minimalist blue kitchen 7 Easy, Designer-Approved Ways to Upgrade Cheap Kitchen Cabinets

Hint: Hardware really does make a huge difference.

image The Best Window Treatment for Every Room

Romans? Rollers? Sheers? We break down all the terms.


image How to Choose the Right Grout Color for Your Tile

The right shade—and thickness—can make a DIY project look professional.



halloween wreaths Halloween Wreaths Are a Thing—and They're Cooler Than You Think

Door decor that'll keep the monsters out.



image 11 Reasons to Get In On the Zellige Tile Trend

Everything you need to know about the cool new backsplash.

Young woman painting wall with yellow paint How to Choose the Right Outdoor Paint for Your Project

Aka the secret to making sure it lasts for seasons to come.




image Why your Kitchen Needs an Appliance Garage

They're basically kitchen magic.



wooden pirate ship-shaped treehouse Here's How You Can Build a Pirate Ship Treehouse in Your Own Backyard

These $10 Etsy plans will walk you through it.


image How to Buy a Refrigerator

Brush up on our top picks before going shopping.



image You Won't Believe How Easy It Is to Reupholster a Chair

Less than an hour for a whole new look!