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HGTV’s “No Demo Reno” Takes a Kitchen and Den Out of the 90s
In the latest episode of the HGTV series, Jenn gave their home (including the kitchen and living room) some functional and modern upgrades.
Jul 25, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “No Demo Reno” Gives an Outdated Home Some Bright, Neutral Upgrades
In the most recent episode of “No Demo Reno,” the couple enlisted Jenn Todryk to help them give their house a few clean and simple upgrades.
Jul 19, 2022
The Easy Update You Can Make If You’re Struggling to Sell Your House
Turn your unsellable house into a profit!
Jul 18, 2022
2 Tasks Homeowners Can Do in a Big-Budget Renovation to Save Money
And what should be left to the professionals, according to an HGTV expert.
Jul 17, 2022
The Showrunners of Apple TV+’s “Home” Share How the Pandemic Changed Their Definition of Home
Apartment Therapy caught up with Orcutt and Walsh to chat about scanning the globe for inspiration, defining architectural innovation, and filming on an international scale during the pandemic.
Jul 17, 2022
Before & After: "No Demo Reno" Keeps the Southern Charm in this Family Home
“We don’t want to change it,” Jenn said. “We just want to elevate it.”
Jul 14, 2022
What First-Time Home Renovators Should Do Before Starting a Project
According to an HGTV expert.
Jul 14, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “Battle on the Beach” Renovates Small Guest Rooms
The teams of aspiring renovators were tasked with renovating the guest bedroom and bathroom of their identical Surfside Beach homes.
Jul 12, 2022
How to Decide Whether to Buy or Build Your Dream Home
According to two HGTV experts.
Jul 6, 2022
“Battle on the Beach” Turns a Small Space into a Kids’ Room
They create a room for play and sleep.
Jun 29, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “Battle on the Beach” Turns a Blank Bedroom Suite Into a Beachside Paradise
The competition is well under way in “Battle on the Beach.” The HGTV series, which returned for its second season earlier this month, follows three of the network’s design superstars as they coach teams of up-and-coming renovators through three identical beachside home renovations.
Jun 16, 2022
Before and After: Halle Berry Gives a 1920s Home a Needed Update
Halle Berry renovates her fifth grade teacher's home.
Jun 7, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “Renovation Goldmine” Updates a Tudor Home
In the latest episode of HGTV’s “Renovation Goldmine,” the Piercys helped modernize the Oak Park, Illinois home and make it more functional for a busy family of five.
Jun 1, 2022
What To Look for in the House Next Door When Listing Your House
According to HGTV’s Experts on “Unsellable Houses”.
May 20, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “Renovation Goldmine” Revamps a Basement
Watch as they turn a basement into a poker room and lounge.
May 19, 2022
Before and After: Lisa Kudrow Gives an Outdated Condo an Update
The “Friends” star wanted to craft an updated condo that was also pet friendly for her pal Thea's many adopted animals. 
May 18, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “Renovation Goldmine” Reworks a Chicago Greystone Into a Family-Friendly Home
Jen and Mel Mihalek make space for a growing family in a new episode.
May 13, 2022
Before and After: Ali Wong Turns a Basic Basement and Backyard Into the Ultimate Indoor-Outdoor Living Space
Ali Wong give her best friend's backyard a makeover with the help of the Property Brothers.
May 10, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “Renovation Goldmine” Restores an Old Kitchen
Plus, an old Hoosier cabinet gets a new lease on life.
May 6, 2022
HGTV Stars Share the Best Home Renovation Projects for Beginners
You don't have to tackle the kitchen or the bathroom.
May 4, 2022
Before and After: On HGTV’s “Celebrity IOU”, Snoop Dogg Transforms an Old Garage into a Multifunctional Office
Jonathan and Drew Scott distilled the space into an “office-meets-man-cave."
May 3, 2022
How to Decide Whether to Toss or Upcycle Furniture
According to HGTV experts.
Apr 22, 2022
Why These HGTV Stars Say to Design Your Home Based on Personal Taste
Even if you’re eventually planning to sell.
Apr 20, 2022
How to Combine Design Styles, According to HGTV’s “Mash-Up” Experts
It's a tale as old as time: a couple buys a new house or decides to renovate their longtime home, only to realize that they have very different design ideas.
Apr 15, 2022
Ina Garten Shares the Joys of Growing an Herb Garden
Grab your gardening gloves.
Apr 13, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “Rock the Block” Maximizes Individual Curb Appeal on Identical Houses
In the latest episode of “Rock the Block,” four HGTV all-star teams finally turned to the outside of their identical houses after several weeks of indoor work.
Mar 29, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “Rock the Block” Transforms These Identical Empty Spaces into Must-Have Suites
The “Finished Room Over Garage,” dubbed “F.R.O.G.” by host Ty Pennington, presented one of greatest obstacles for the teams because there were no clear rules for the space.
Mar 22, 2022
Eric Hollenbeck Talks Restoration and His New Show ‘The Craftsman’
We caught up with Hollenbeck ahead of the premiere of “The Craftsman” to chat about the basics of woodworking, the merits of restoration, and sharing his passion with the world.
Mar 17, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “Mash-Up Our Home” Creates a Hotel Suite Feel In a Once-Messy Garage
Husband Jeff favored “risky patterns,” while wife Sara was an “aspiring minimalist.” In the premiere episode of HGTV’s “Mash-Up Our Home,” design team Kele Dobrinski and Christina Valencia helped the couple find balance in their differing design styles.
Mar 16, 2022
The Biggest Mistakes First-Time House-Flippers Can Make
HGTV's Page Turner sits down with Apartment Therapy to share her advice.
Mar 16, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “Rock the Block” Creates Soothing and Stylish Bathrooms From Identical Blank Slates
Each team added their own serene spin to the bedrooms.
Mar 15, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “Fixer to Fabulous” Supersizes This Small ‘70s Ranch
In the latest episode of “Fixer to Fabulous,” the Marrses renovated Rob and Angie’s cramped 1,100-square-foot Arkansas ranch into a modern two-story dream home.
Mar 9, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “Rock the Block” Takes Identical Living Rooms from Bland Box to Stylish Spaces
In a recent episode of “Rock the Block,” the teams remodeled the entryway and living room areas of their respective houses.
Mar 8, 2022
Here’s Why One HGTV Star Swears By a Teal and White Color Combination
HGTV star Breegan Jane has good reason.
Feb 2, 2022
Ty Pennington Gave a Glimpse of His New Carriage House That Is Straight Out of a Fairytale
And it's right next to a stunning pool.
Feb 1, 2022
Joanna Gaines Just Bought a Massive 26-Year-Old Staghorn Fern
His name is Earle.
Jan 31, 2022
Mindy Kaling Revealed Her Work-From-Bed Setup, and It’s a Dream Come True
Plus, how to recreate it in your own home.
Jan 18, 2022
The Cast of “New Girl” Is Releasing a Recap Podcast About the Show
The first episode drops on Jan. 24.
Jan 18, 2022
Why You Should Be Thinking About 2022’s Christmas Decor Already, According to an HGTV Expert
Now is an ideal time to start preparing for next holiday season's festive look.
Jan 5, 2022
5 Facts About Decorating the White House for the Holidays That Might Surprise You
HGTV's “White House Christmas 2021” special tells all.
Dec 16, 2021
Why One HGTV Star Says to Keep Your Holiday Decorations Up When Trying to Sell
No need to dull your twinkling lights
Dec 16, 2021
The Best New TV Shows to Add to Your Lineup This Fall
This will get you pumped for the fall TV season ahead.
Sep 16, 2021
12 TV Shows to Commemorate Back to School Season
These TV shows capture the range of back to school emotions, from new school jitters to senior year excitement. 
Aug 19, 2021
8 TV Shows to Watch If You’re Already Missing “Kevin Can F**k Himself”
If you’re looking to fill the “Kevin Can F**k Himself” hole in your heart, here are similar shows to try watching.
Aug 6, 2021
6 TV Shows That Have Smart Small Space Ideas
Steal all these hacks that come with the tiny territory.
May 18, 2021
How an HGTV Designer Maximized a Tiny Cabana for a Family of 5
The challenge was part of HGTV's new special called “Beach Cabana Royale.”
Feb 25, 2021