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How to Create a Conversation Pit in Your Home That'll Amp Up Cozy Vibes
HOME PROJECTS
Make it happen in six steps.
Apr 27, 2022
5 Drop Ceiling Makeover Ideas
The sad truth about drop ceilings is that even though they’re usually installed to disguise ugly ductwork, plumbing, water damage, or crumbling plaster, they often become eyesores themselves.
Apr 5, 2022
I Read a 97-Year-Old Home Repair Manual and Got 4 Great Tips & 4 Horrifying Ones
Some things from the 1920s hold up; some definitely do not.
Apr 8, 2022
Clare Paint Is Holding Its First Spring Sale Ever — Just in Time for a Spring Refresh
Score beautiful, eco-friendly, low-odor paint for a steal.
Apr 7, 2022
Before and After: I Made Over My Rental’s Entryway for Under $200
I devised a plan that would have a big impact without costing a ton of money. It was also simple enough that I could do most of it myself, on my own timeline. 
Apr 6, 2022
This Home Maintenance Checklist Could Save You Tons of Money in the Long Run
Starter Packs
Home maintenance is, by definition, an ongoing process. It’s also admittedly a lot of work! To keep your own home looking and functioning its best, it helps to have a plan, a process, and, yes, a checklist.
Apr 6, 2022
Setting a Budget for Your Home Repair Project? This Is the Google Sheet You Need
Starter Packs
Because budgeting for even a basic repair project can feel overwhelming.
Apr 4, 2022
8 Questions to Ask a Home Repair Pro Before You Hire Them
Starter Packs
Even if you’re well-versed and well-practiced in home repair, sometimes a job requires a professional.
Apr 3, 2022
6 House Sounds That Could Spell Doom
Starter Packs
If houses could talk, what would they say? Listen carefully, and you might hear them trying to tell you there’s a leak in the attic, or your plumbing is about to blow.
Apr 2, 2022
4 Home Repair Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind
Starter Packs
A trip to the hardware store for home repair materials can be both costly and inconvenient — plus, it might mean you’ve overlooked some simple hacks available to you with household items you never considered.
Apr 2, 2022
What 9 Homeowners Learned About Home Repairs the Hard Way
Starter Packs
When it comes to home maintenance and repairs, the truth is you sometimes don’t know what you don’t know — that is, until you’re standing in your flooded basement, wrench in hand, wondering where you went wrong. 
Mar 31, 2022
10 Home Repair Tools You Should Buy *Before* You Need Them
Starter Packs
It doesn’t matter if you’re a DIY novice or even someone whose handiness only goes as far as hanging up a few pictures on the wall; there are some tools that absolutely everyone should have on hand.
Mar 31, 2022
The A-to-Z Glossary of Confusing Home Repair and Maintenance Terms
Starter Packs
Let's lay a helpful foundation (metaphorically of course — we’ll leave any literal foundation fixes to the pros, as should you!) with a comprehensive list of confusing home repair and maintenance terms.
Mar 29, 2022
A Pro Organizer’s Best Advice for Living with a Disorganized Person
The answer to living in peace with a disorganized person is recognizing one simple, but game-changing fact.
Mar 20, 2022
This App Keeps Track of All of Your Home Maintenance Tasks for You
Keep track of your home tasks easily.
Mar 13, 2022
The Housekeeping Rule That’s Kept My Family’s Kitchen Drawers Spotless for More Than 75 Years
It's one small, generational "secret" that keeps my kitchen running smoothly.
Mar 13, 2022
8 of the Best TikTok and Instagram Accounts to Follow for Thrifting Inspiration
If there’s one word that can encapsulate a thrift store or vintage shop, it’s this: stuff. Those who aren’t used to shopping secondhand can find it overwhelming. After all, it can be tough to sort through all that stuff and find the real gems. But experienced secondhand shoppers know all the tricks for finding the good stuff (or finding the just-OK stuff and making it good). And the very best secondhand shoppers know how to pass those tricks on to others.
Mar 7, 2022
This Stylish (But Polarizing!) Paint Project Is the New Painted Arch
This easy paint project is all about going with the flow.
Feb 4, 2022
This Viral TikTok Hack for Easy Paint-Matching is Pro-Approved
If you don't know what color's on your walls, don't sweat it — this is an easy way to figure it out, according to experts.
Jan 27, 2022
Here’s How to Turn Your Basement into a Legal Apartment
There are a few boxes you'll need to check off.
Jan 25, 2022
The Viral Painting Trick You Need to Know to Get Through Your 2022 Projects
It's a method the pro painters use to save on prep and cleanup time.
Jan 5, 2022
The 1 Item That Makes a Kitchen Feel Bigger, According to a Real Estate Agent
Real estate agents say you only have to take on one particular project if you want your space to immediately feel bigger.
Nov 26, 2021
The One Thing You Need to Write a Great Thank-You Note
You don't need fancy stationery or expert penmanship.
Nov 23, 2021
Warm Up This Winter with This Wood-Burning Hot Tub
NEWS
“If you’ve ever soaked in water heated only by wood, you’ll know it's much richer than just the bathing: it's the splitting and stacking of firewood, the methodical stirring and preparation of the water, the sound of the crackling fire, the anticipation of the heat.”
Nov 18, 2021
This Painting Is Actually a Dry Erase Board
At first glance, it looks like a painting.
Nov 15, 2021
The Easy Way to Maximize Natural Light In Your Space, According to an HGTV Star
Interior designer Breegan Jane is here to help with your low lighting woes.
Oct 18, 2021
6 Winter Home Maintenance Tips Real Estate Agents Always Tell New Homeowners
Longtime renters, take note.
Oct 14, 2021
The Best Paint Finishes for Every Room, According to Real Estate Agents
Satin, eggshell, gloss, semi-gloss — how do you know which one to choose?
Oct 7, 2021
Why One HGTV Expert Says You Might Want To Replace Your Front Door (Even If You Don’t Have To)
Skip the painting, go right to replacing.
Oct 1, 2021
8 Common Paint Myths Busted by the Pros
Contractors and paint experts debunk some common painting myths and fill you in on the right way to approach your next painting project. 
Sep 23, 2021
7 Things All Homeowners Should Do as Fall Approaches
An absolutely bare-bones list of the things every homeowner should do before temperatures drop.
Sep 21, 2021
10 Pantry Staples to Stock Up on Now, Before Flu Season Starts
According to doctors, nurses, EMTs, and pharmacists.
Sep 10, 2021
8 Summer Habits to Carry into the Fall Season (and Beyond!)
The weather is getting crisper, but your fun doesn't have to stop.
Sep 6, 2021
There's an Art to Driving Past a Place You Used to Live
Here's how to master it.
Aug 31, 2021
The Biggest Mistake You're Likely Making with Painter's Tape — and How to Fix It
The mistake is an easy one to make, and even easier to fix.
Aug 26, 2021
Here's How to Ease Back Into the School Year if You're Attending IRL
Experts and students weigh in on what they're looking forward to — and worried about — to learn in-person.
Aug 13, 2021
The One Place You Haven’t Thought to Use Those Super-Useful, Viral Crates
They even function with a secret feature!
Aug 10, 2021
The $3 Secret Weapon One Real Estate Agent Doesn't Try Painting Without
You can find it at Home Depot.
Aug 4, 2021
6 Easy, Important Ways to Help Neighbors in Your Community During a Heat Wave
Making sure people have the information they need is key.
Aug 2, 2021
Here's How a Can of Paint Can Help Make Your Home More Accessible to All
Color can be a first step toward universal design.
Jul 27, 2021
4 Paint Lessons I Learned from Volunteering with Habitat for Humanity
I learned how to scrape, prep, and prime — but so much more, too.
Jul 21, 2021
This One (Nearly Free, Basically Magic) Trick Can Fix Your Home’s Biggest Eyesore
It can totally change the look of your space.
Jul 9, 2021
15 of Our Most Colorful Before and After Transformations of All Time
Need some color inspiration? These bright, bold, and creative redos are the best of the best.
Jul 7, 2021
How to Properly Throw Out Disposable Face Masks
According to sustainability experts.
Jun 17, 2021
Here's What Real Estate Experts Want You to Know About Painting Floors
There are two kinds of colors you should avoid.
Jun 16, 2021
This Super Simple Painting Hack Makes a Small Room Feel Way Bigger
Small Cool Experience 2021
It'll even save you money on cans of paint!
Jun 14, 2021
This Painting Hack Will Cut Your Cleanup Time in Half (or More)
Small Cool Experience 2021
This trick uses supplies you probably already have.
Jun 12, 2021
The Unexpected Spot You Probably Haven’t Thought to Paint — Yet
Small/Cool Experience 2021
And it's a low-lift project, too.
Jun 11, 2021
One Good Thing: One Easy Way To Hang String Lights, No Matter Your Outdoor Setup
Welcome back to One Good Thing @ HOME! This week we’re outdoors again and I’m sharing my best tip for quickly setting up some cool outdoor lighting with bamboo poles and rubber “connectors.” String lights are great outdoors in the warm weather, but if you don’t have a way to hang them, it can be a real pain in the butt. My tripod solution is a really nice all around solution that will work anywhere you need support, and it will cost you very little.
Jun 3, 2021
Reddit's Favorite "Life-Changing" Items Under $10 Prove How Far 10 Bucks Can Go
These 7 picks are worth adding to your toolbox.
May 26, 2021
3 Things I've Learned About Keeping the Peace in a Multi-Generational Home
Sometimes it's just not worth taking things to heart.
May 19, 2021
Here’s Why This HGTV Expert Says You Should Avoid Painting Your Walls White
NEWS
Designer Orlando Soria has the photographic evidence to back up his word.
May 19, 2021
Lil Jon Is Starring In a New HGTV Show Filled with Unconventional Home Renovations
"Lil Jon Wants to Do What?" has just been greenlit by HGTV
May 19, 2021
This $3 Paint Aisle Staple Is My Secret for Cleaning Hard-to-Reach Places
Don't sleep on this cleaning trick.
May 16, 2021
5 Ways You Can Add Gold Accents to Your Home Without Overdoing It, According to an HGTV Expert
Try these tips on your next room update.
May 14, 2021
This Has to Be the Easiest Way to Elevate Your Home With Paint
Weekend Projects
Painting has this transformative power, but your weekend project doesn't have to be as involved as painting an entire room or even a whole wall.
Apr 30, 2021
6 Everyday Habits You Might Not Realize Are Hurting the Environment
And how to change them for good.
Apr 23, 2021
Environmental Racism Is Everybody's Problem — Here Are 5 Ways to Fight It
Natural resources, such as water and even the very air we breathe in this country are a matter of inequality — and this has become a matter of life and death.
Apr 22, 2021
One Good Thing: How To Add Eucalyptus To Your Shower Experience
Welcome back all you Crazy Cats who sent Hands and myself great comments last week on our April Fool’s video. It was the most fun to make and it just so happens to be my favorite holiday of the year, barring Thanksgiving of course.THIS week we’ve got a great little good thing for you – but something that packs a big punch: Eucalyptus in a hot shower.
Apr 8, 2021
7 Quick Things You Can Do to Prepare Your Home for the Rainy Season
Weekend Projects
This weekend, pick one thing you can do to make your home ready to get rained on. It might only take 15 minutes!
Apr 2, 2021
Raven-Symoné’s New Show Puts a Home Makeover Spin On a Fashion Favorite
HGTV's "What Not to Design" is an offshoot of "What Not to Wear."
Mar 27, 2021
Before and After: A Nondescript Bath Becomes Visual Eye-Candy
Just wait until you see this bold, bespoke paint job!
Mar 27, 2021
3 Semi-Annual Habits Every Home-Savvy Person Can Tackle This Weekend
Weekend Projects
It's a good idea to get into the habit of tackling these semi-annual tasks as a trio.
Mar 12, 2021
This Viral Hack Promises Perfect Tape-Free Paint Lines, So I Tried It
I tried this so you don't have to. Here are my honest thoughts.
Mar 5, 2021
NYC & LA Casting Call: Craving a Paint Makeover? Let Us Help!
We’re looking to feature a NYC or LA-based design enthusiast like yourself in our Instagram Makeover Takeover content series in partnership with a major paint brand, documenting it all in before and after photoshoots and video. We’ll send in professional painters to paint a single room or section of your apartment.Please keep in mind that the final paint color/paint plan will be chosen by the AT audience, from a selection of colors curated by our paint specialists.
Mar 4, 2021
10 Reasons Your Paint Job Looks Amateur (and How to Fix It)
With these tips, your next paint project will look like it was done by a true pro.
Mar 3, 2021
5 Ways to Help People in Texas Right Now
From making donations to calling your representatives.
Mar 3, 2021
8 Habits I Wish I Knew During My First Few Weeks With a New Baby
Things are going to get cluttered — and sometimes it's best to just leave the mess for tomorrow.
Feb 24, 2021
6 Tips for Prepping for a Winter Weather Emergency Wherever You Live
Stock up on these things just in case.
Feb 18, 2021