Small spaces have the potential to be cozy and charming, but if you’re not careful, they can turn into a total bummer. Over time, your collection of household items can start to resemble mountains of clutter—and before you know it, cramming it all into one tiny space can make your home feel downright uncomfortable.
Don’t let your walls close in on you! Whether you’re decorating your living room or bedroom, make sure to avoid these common mistakes that are sure to cramp your home (and style).
Everybody loves bamboo—or do they? Although it can be a great way to establish a natural fence line, develop some privacy in a small space, or just get some fast-growing greenery, bamboo is also considered to be one of the most invasive plant species.
Native in parts of South and Central America, bamboo has become a favorite landscaping addition for many gardeners. But just how much bamboo is a good thing? And what do you do when your bamboo gets out of control?
Find out HERE.
Feeling nostalgic? A beanbag chair can do that to a person. Whether you had one in your childhood home or you flopped on one of these squishy seats while cramming for chemistry in college, beanbag chairs bring out the child in all of us.
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Hurricanes. Heat waves. Earthquakes. Tornadoes. Today’s headlines are awash in extreme weather, and whether you blame climate change or just plain bad luck, the simple truth is that the damage from these disasters is impossible to ignore.
While no climate expert or weather forecast can divine exactly what will unfold in the coming months, one thing all Americans can do to protect themselves and their home is have a solid homeowners insurance policy. But how prepared are we on this front?
One of the most annoying sounds of summer might be that droning whine of a mosquito, usually followed by the telltale tingle that, oh yeah, you’ve been bitten. Summer, as we all know, is peak mosquito season—but this year’s is worse than most, and it will probably last longer.
Fresh paint and new hardware are perfectly fine kitchen cabinet upgrades. But when you want to rehab your cook space, there are plenty of design considerations beyond variations on beige paint samples or the shape of drawer pulls.
Ahome’s risk of flooding—from hurricanes or a huge downpour—is probably not the first thing you’d think to check. However, the fact is that many U.S. homes lie within flood zones, so it’s essential to size up this potential and take precautions if necessary—well before you might end up underwater.
So how can you find out if your home is in a flood zone—and if it is, how can you assess the size of this risk and what protections can you put in place? Whether you own a home or are looking to buy, here’s how to figure that out.
Think TikTok is solely a social media platform for wild internet challenges and the latest dance craze? The platform is actually teeming with clever cleaning tips and amazing household hacks.
TikTok is quickly outgrowing its roots as a place for teenagers to show off their latest dance moves. Now you can find entertainment, cooking instructions, and tutorials on the social media platform.
You remember the décor challenges your dorm room presented: particleboard furniture, bleak cinder-block walls and a roommate’s unsavory decorating decisions.