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6 Easy Ways To Boost Your Home’s Resale Value

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 01.30.2017 | Business

First time home owners know that buying a home is one of the most important investments that you can make. And while signing the papers on your first ...

Improve Your Home By Transforming Your Basement To a Bedroom

Shannon Ullman | Posted 01.23.2017 | Style
Shannon Ullman

Have a cold and creepy basement that you hardly use for anything other than storing holiday decorations? If so, you should consider turning it into a ...

Overwhelmed With Household Clutter? Marie Kondo Shares One Easy First Step to Tidying Up

Quora | Posted 12.22.2016 | HuffPost Home
Quora

What advice can you give someone who is stuck between being inspired by your books, and yet seemingly procrastinating from organizing their household?...

Visualize Resistance

Bob Weidman | Posted 12.07.2016 | Politics
Bob Weidman

Now that Thanksgiving is over and the holidays are coming up and everyone's back to shopping and posting cute pictures of puppies and kittens on Faceb...

Rehab Addict's Nicole Curtis and Hackers Agree : Open Hardware Rules

Joshua Pearce | Posted 10.03.2016 | Green
Joshua Pearce

They say necessity is the mother of invention and it also happens to be responsible for transforming Nicole Curtis from a waitress/real estate agent i...

8 Home Decor Tricks to Brighten a Dark Room

Houzz | Posted 08.23.2016 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

By Yanic Simard, Houzz If you’re looking to brighten up a room that feels more like a cave (or even just a little on the dim side), try this mix of ...

The Elements That Make Up a Good Ceiling Fan

Toby Nwazor | Posted 08.15.2016 | Technology
Toby Nwazor

You don't want to tear apart your Craftsman home, but you also don't want to endure another hot summer and freezing winter. Is there any relief from this torture?! There is. All your troubles can be solved with a well-placed ceiling fan.

12 Ways To Style A Coffee Table

Houzz | Posted 07.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

By Yanic Simard, Houzz Contributor A coffee table is many things: a place to set your drink, a footrest, somewhere to stash the remote and — of cour...

8 Ways To Work With What You Already Have At Home

Houzz | Posted 07.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

Sometimes it can seem as if designers want you to replace everything you have and start fresh with each design season. In reality, a lot of good home basics just need a little building up to go from acceptable to exceptional. Here are some ways to give your rooms an impressive update by working with what you already have.

Build Superior Homes By Installing Window Films -- Valid Reasons To Add Them To Your Windows

Sam Cohen | Posted 07.15.2016 | HuffPost Home
Sam Cohen

Screenshot: Window films We all know that windows are made in houses to let in light and allow us to get the beautiful outer views. But the sunlight ...

Tips For Adding 'Curb Appeal' To Your Home

Matthew Crawt | Posted 06.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Matthew Crawt

Paint the front door. This is extremely simple as all you need is a tin of paint and a paint brush but it is also extremely effective. Believe it or not, when someone points at a house or even just glances across at a house, more often than not their first sight will be the front door.

8 Home Improvement Ideas to Revive the Beauty of Your House

Toby Nwazor | Posted 06.09.2016 | HuffPost Home
Toby Nwazor

Everybody would make their home the most beautiful home in the world if they could. Unfortunately, people don't always have enough money to remodel their homes every once in a while. They are often delaying the idea of renovating their home for a long time. Sometimes they are just not able to come up with the right idea to remodel their house and so years pass without any improvement.

How to Create the Ultimate 'Man Cave'

Matthew Crawt | Posted 04.26.2016 | HuffPost Home
Matthew Crawt

Let's be honest, what man hasn't dreamt of having their own area to play pool, have friends over, and generally have a good time? This "man cave" is probably closer to many than it has ever been before because the idea is actually becoming a "thing".

Meet the YouTuber Bringing New Life To An Old Art

Marisa Bruch | Posted 03.21.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Marisa Bruch

When people think about YouTube, woodworking and hand crafted art probably don't come to mind. But the woodworking community is blossoming on YouTube, despite the fact that wood is considered an old form of art and online video is one of the newest.

5 Home Upgrades That Won't Add Enough Value

Trulia | Posted 03.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Trulia

If you're hoping to increase your home's value (above and beyond the cost of an upgrade itself), you should know that the upgrades you value might not...

5 Essential Things to do Before Getting Your Chandelier

Toby Nwazor | Posted 03.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Toby Nwazor

Credit Improving the interior of your home can be done out of necessity or simple desire. Or maybe you just want to improve its look so as to incre...

The One Household Product Every Home Needs

Gordon Javna | Posted 03.15.2016 | HuffPost Home
Gordon Javna

More than 60 years after its invention in 1953, WD-40 can be found in four out of five American homes. Here's what it can do.

The Top Requested Home Improvement Professionals In 2015

Porch.com | Posted 01.05.2017 | HuffPost Home
Porch.com

By: Mady Dahlstrom, Content Editor for Porch.com From painting the exterior of your home, to updating your landscape or unclogging a drain, home im...

11 Genius Ways To Turn Old Junk Into Something Practical

The Huffington Post | Lexi Tollefsen | Posted 01.14.2016 | HuffPost Home

When it comes to the things in your home, think before you throw out. You never know what you could bring back to life with glue, paint and a little d...

5 Home Renovations You Really Shouldn't Do Yourself

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.29.2015 | HuffPost Home

With the new year comes resolutions for both yourself and your home. But before you tackle that big interior overhaul... don't. Last month, real esta...

3 Easy Ways To Make Your Home Sell Fast

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.09.2015 | HuffPost Home

We'd all love to have pretty, polished homes worthy of big real estate price tags. But big renovations or DIY projects aren't necessarily the answer. ...

How to Organize Your Closet Like A Pro

Stephanie Snay | Posted 11.12.2016 | HuffPost Home
Stephanie Snay

A clean and organized closet can give you peace of mind and save you time and money, according to experts. However, we tend to clutter those closets with clothes that don't fit, linens, tax records and anything else we want out of sight.

7 Ways to Increase the Comfort of Your Home

Mahogany Clayton | Posted 11.06.2016 | HuffPost Home
Mahogany Clayton

What's the point of a countdown to relaxation if your home is in fact just another stress-box? Make your home an actual getaway with some of these surefire tips that will make you want to skip those after work happy hours to just curl up on the couch.

15 Effective Home Improvement Ideas to Make It Energy Efficient (INFOGRAPHIC)

Piyush Mangukiya | Posted 10.27.2016 | HuffPost Home
Piyush Mangukiya

We talk about saving money around every financial turn, from buying discounted packaged dry goods in bulk to keeping up with the maintenance on our brand new vehicles. Yet, one area of homeowner costs literally and figuratively flies out the window.

Basic Home Improvement Skills Every Adult Should Know

Thrillist | Posted 10.22.2016 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

By: Alex Robinson Credit: Shuttershock One day you woke up, watched the news, put on a pair of pants, checked your bank account, and paid a bi...