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Creative Ways to Upgrade Your Garage

You may use your garage as a workspace, to store vehicles, or maybe even just for storage. Whether you’re building a new garage or sprucing up an older ...

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10 Smart and Stylish Home Offices (14 photos)

There are stylish home offices and there are practical home offices. But a home office that’s stylish and practical? That’s a winning combination, and these 10 home offices hit the mark. They reduce clutter by providing cabinetry for storing files, equipment and other items that otherwise...

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12 Halloween Decor Ideas to Scare and Delight (12 photos)

Getting dressed up for Halloween is hardly limited to people and pets. Decking out your home with jack-o’-lanterns, spiderwebs and other creepy decor details can be just as fun as getting your little pirates and witches in costume this time of year and often easier. Here’s a goody bag...

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Before and After: 5 Laundry Rooms That Make Washday More Fun (15 photos)

Whether you enjoy doing the wash or would rather never see a bottle of detergent again, having an attractive place to clean your dirty laundry can make the task more pleasant. These five laundry spaces reflect how homeowners and designers changed these rooms for function as well as style. Which one is...

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Choosing Color: 6 Striking Options for 1 Fabulous Fireplace (13 photos)

The quickest, easiest and cheapest way to dress up an outdated already-painted brick fireplace surround is to paint it a new color. (If it’s an unpainted brick fireplace, there’s more to consider. More on that later.)
If your goal is to downplay your fireplace, you should paint it to match the...

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Hurricane Michael: How You Can Help (2 photos)

One of the most powerful hurricanes to make landfall in the U.S. intensified quickly and hit hard Oct. 10. The Category 4 hurricane was the worst storm on record in the Florida Panhandle, where it swept away homes, destroyed infrastructure and devastated towns. The storm also damaged parts of Georgia...

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5 Fab Colors for a Dramatic Yet Inviting Guest Room (10 photos)

A guest bedroom can be a terrific opportunity to introduce a bold or vivid splash of color into your home — perhaps one you wouldn’t want in your common spaces. For instance, maybe you love the color red or have a thing for emerald, but having these colors on your living room walls every day sounds a...

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Houzz Tour: English Victorian Mixes Old and New (20 photos)

Like many Victorians, this house in Hertfordshire, the English county just north of London, has great proportions. What it lacked, though, was a generous space in which the family could gather. It also needed new electrical and plumbing systems — and a new look. “The decor was multicolored,” says interior...

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Historic-House Road Trip: East Coast (25 photos)

Even though a crisp autumn breeze may have blown those carefree summer months behind us, we can still hit the road for a history-packed getaway. In fact, with the chillier temperatures turning the leaves that line the East Coast’s roadways from green to a brilliant spectrum of reds, oranges and yellows,...

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Innovative Deck Brings Privacy to a Narrow Chicago Backyard (9 photos)

This 100-year-old home in Chicago’s Logan Square is characteristic of the neighborhood, says architect Vladimir Radutny. The two-story brick building sits on a long, narrow city lot, surrounded on three sides by structures. There’s no changing that.
So when Radutny’s firm was hired to transform...

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Houzz Tour: Bright Refresh for a 1900 Santa Barbara Home (14 photos)

This home is located in Santa Barbara’s Mission Canyon, a leafy neighborhood of older homes at the base of the foothills near the California city’s historic mission. Designer Lauren Christine Henno’s goal was to reinvigorate the 1900 home. The house had beautiful features such as hardwood floors, wainscoting...

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