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Sick and tired of dead zones in your home's Wi-Fi connection? A mesh router can help deliver fast internet at long range. Here are the best CNET has tested:
Anne Hathaway's $3.5 million home on New York's Upper West Side is for sale, and the Victorian-style home from "Full House" has been remodeled. Here's a look inside.
Amazon’s voice-controlled personal assistant is most popularly used with Echo, a smart speaker that can play music, audiobooks, and podcasts, make to-do lists, provide weather and traffic information, and set alarms. But Alexa is able to do so much more. These awesome Alexa-enabled devices will help you streamline your day, and make you feel like you’re living in the future.
Q: Dear Tim, I'm remodeling a large bathroom in my home. The large shower stall is going to be tile as well as the floors in the room. I want this job to look perfect in every way.-- Tom B., Charleston, S.C..
Besides the stunning fashion in the hit comedy TV show "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," the program features equally squeal- and steal-worthy decorating ideas you'll want to try in your home. It's the mid-century Manhattan apartments of Midge and her parents that vie for your attention with the Emmy-nominated actors who play out their scenes in the fabulous rooms. Here are 10 takeaways from this ...
Many Americans may be unnecessarily talking themselves out of homeownership. Thirty-seven percent of nonhomeowners say not having enough saved for a down payment is holding them back from homeownership, but…
Americans took out nearly $150 billion in loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration to buy homes in 2018. Nearly 83% of those FHA borrowers were first-time home buyers, according…
Lovers of antique furniture are always on the lookout for a chair with an original cane seat because it's a prized possession. If you're looking for such a treasure and find one with damaged or missing caning you can have the chair recaned or do it yourself, assuming you're patient and persistent and adept at working with your hands. There are two kinds of caning...
While fungi primarily consume biological matter (like dead wood), their enzymes can also break down a wide array of man-made compounds.
Our refrigerators see a lot of turnover, which can make them one of the most difficult places in the house to organize. If you’ve ever opened the door to a funky smelling head of broccoli, you also know it’s one of the most important spots to keep tidy. An organized refrigerator doesn’t just make cooking a breeze—it can also cut down on food waste and grocery costs. Here are 4 gadgets to help you hack your fridge.
Q: Tim, what are your thoughts on burying electric and cable TV lines? I can buy approved cable and wire that's rated for direct burial, saving the cost of installing it in conduit. What's been your experience with underground utilities like this?
Whether you love DIY projects or just need to freshen up a stale smelling space, these simple homemade air fresheners will leave your home smelling better than ever. They also don’t contain any of the harsh chemicals often found in commercial air fresheners, and you can make them in minutes.
Before spring arrives and before winter has left, there's a dull, gray drag of time where your family room can feel heavy and stale. Give it a pre-spring lift with a family room a refresh. You don't have to do an all-out redecorating job; just making a few key changes and swaps can breathe new life into your family room's look.
Prefabricated glass block systems are often used to create a shower wall enclosure in a bathroom, but today's designers and homeowners can create new spaces with them throughout a house. The versatility of these systems lets you create a half-wall or floor-to-ceiling room divider, define space in a front entry or bring daylight into a room with an outside wall.
While you may be able to hide that messy bedroom closet from guests, you can’t hide the bathroom. Here are 4 ways to spruce up your guest bathroom before you have company.
Q: I'm almost certain I want an apron sink in my new kitchen. You've got one last chance to talk me out of it. I can sometimes be more concerned about looks than how something functions, so if you feel I'll regret my decision, I need to know now.-- Lori T., Riverside, Calif..
Properly maintained gutters drain rainstorm runoff away from the house, protecting your windows, doors, foundations, and siding, while preventing the dreaded basement flood. We all know gutters should be regularly cleaned and inspected, but gutter maintenance can be an intimidating task—or a death defying one, depending on who you ask. Fortunately, there are a few gutter gadgets on the market that will make your life a whole lot easier.
With much of the country experiencing cold temperatures this week, it looks like some special precautions are in order.
Is your laundry area in need of a facelift? A good place to start is replacing the old fiberglass wash sink with a stylish new laundry tub. It seems the utilitarian sink designed to collect water from the washing machine does a lot more than that while accumulating stains and scars from years of painting and gardening chores.
The spring home selling season starts in the next two months. If you plan on listing your home for sale, take the time now to get your house show-ready. While it's cold, it's a great time to pare down belongings and make the house look more spacious.
February is shaping up to be an excellent month to refinance a mortgage or snag an affordable monthly payment when buying a home. Rates are at their lowest since Election…
Adding a texture to a ceiling is an attractive way to conceal imperfections and light cracks while adding interest and dimension to an otherwise flat surface. It's not a solution for a ceiling marred with deep cracks, but it can be a decorative finish with swirls and stippling effects that hide small blemishes. Before painting a ceiling prepare the room by...
Q: An unnamed person living in my home says that the toilet seat lid and the toilet tank are made for leaning back against while using the fixture for personal needs. --Donn R., Shelby Township, Mich.. A: I live in New Hampshire and mice are as common indoors in the winter as snow is outdoors.