Homes are getting smarter every day. Video doorbells, digital personal assistants, smart thermostats, even smart lighting and garage doors are no longer exclusive to science fiction: they are common in homes today. Smart homes are making life easier and more convenient for home owners everywhere and more people are using smart home technology every day.
Want to renovate or repair your home? You can find lots of advice and inspiration on Twitter. Experts, fellow home owners, professional publications, and more all offer regular updates on DIY projects, woodworking plans, home repairs, and other home improvements. Follow these leading home improvement Twitter accounts to get the latest ideas and inspiration. Experts
For many seniors, there’s no place like home. But living in a home that isn’t well-suited for senior residents can be difficult and even dangerous. Every day, seniors are injured in preventable accidents including slips, falls, and fires. With aging-in-place remodeling, seniors are able to retrofit their homes to make them safer, more accessible, and
The holidays are coming, and for many people, that means overnight guests. Are you ready for them? As a good host, you’ll want to make your guests, and of course your guest room, as inviting and comfortable as possible. But how? We’ve shared 45 ideas for transforming a boring spare room with a bed into
There’s no way around it: remodeling your kitchen is typically expensive — and intrusive, kicking you out of your cooking space for weeks, even months. Most home owners will spend between $12,000 and $19,000. Some high end kitchen remodels can cost as much as $80,000 or more. But with smart decisions and careful planning, you
Washers, dryers, refrigerators, and toasters: these appliances aren’t items that most people get excited about. For the most part, we’re just happy if they work properly — much less offer Wifi. But some unique appliances are turning heads with creative designs, smart features, and more connectivity than ever before. We’ve found washers you can control
Cozy and casual, cottages are a charming home style. Check out our favorite cottage home blogs to find the best of cottage living online.
Every home improvement project needs great tools, but we’re not talking about hammers and saws. Space planners, project calculators, and pocket references are invaluable to making your next home improvement project great, and they’re all online. From apps to checklists, online tools, and tutorials, we’ve got an endless list of everything you need to improve
Pinterest is full of home improvement resources. But there are so many, it can be overwhelming to find the right projects and ideas to take on. That’s why we’re highlighting the very best home improvement boards on Pinterest, whether you’re interested in DIY projects, makeovers, or organization. They feature the most amazing projects, creative ideas,