Professional secrets that will make your house sparkle
How to Prevent and Fight Sweater Pilling
Whether you favor cashmere or cotton, it's difficult to predict whether a garment will pill
Beautiful Bath Trends to Try
Smarter, better, bolder -- these top bath trends are at the forefront of innovation. Whether you're looking for a style step-up or total overhaul, each idea is sure to inspire.
Why Are We Still Making Buildings Without a 13th Floor?
Because we're chicken—check these numbers
How to Find and Finance Bank-Owned Properties
Home prices are still rising — they’re currently averaging just below all-time highs set in 2006, according to the Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. Combine that with slim housing inventory in many markets, and you may believe you’ve missed the opportunity to buy your first, or your next, home. But bank-owned properties, also known as real-estate...Read More
7 Things Your Dry Cleaner Wants You to Know
Pick up tips for saving on dry cleaning, never losing buttons and more
31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects
These are the kind of simple projects for the laziest and most inept of crafters. Even if you can barely operate a drill, you can do most of these projects — and in less than an hour.
Why We Should Be Covering All Our Buildings With Plants
Ivy creeping up the walls of homes and buildings, often seen on the oldest of homes thought to be deserted by humans and redeemed by nature, has long been admired. But a new trend has emerged that is anything but ancient. All over the world, buildings covered in vegetation and greenery are surfacing. There’s One Central Park […]
How Does Dry Cleaning Work?
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5 Alterations You Didn’t Know Your Tailor Could Do
You’ve probably made a few trips to a tailor in your life to take in (or let out) a dress or to shorten a pair of pants. (And if you’re petite, this errand is probably one with which you’re extremely familiar.) But these skilled artisans can do so much more than just hike up a hem.