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5 Outdoor Home Improvements to Increase the Curb Appeal of Your House

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 07.08.2015 | HuffPost Home
Ashley Wren Collins

When it comes to the sale of your home, many a realtor will tell you the kitchen is where it's at. And they're right. But there are a lot of things you can do to the exterior of your home for a reasonable price to make the appearance more attractive and decrease the length of time your house is on the market.

High-Impact Home Improvements That Won't Break The Bank

Trulia | Posted 07.01.2015 | HuffPost Home
Trulia

You don't have to spend a mint to make your home a happier, more enjoyable place. Homeowners often put off making home improvements thinking it will either cost a small fortune, or wait until it's time to sell. Fortunately, neither need be the case!

The 10 Best Cities to Throw a Pool Party

Redfin | Posted 06.26.2015 | HuffPost Home
Redfin

As summer temperatures start to rise, backyard pool parties are the hottest ticket in town and everyone wants an invite. Thumbs up to those of you with access to your very own pool already, but not everyone is in the same (blowup) boat.

5 Unique Things To Do Before You List Your Home

Saudia Davis | Posted 05.29.2015 | HuffPost Home
Saudia Davis

Home sales tend to peak in June, so now is the perfect time to get your home ready to be put on the market. While we all know the basics of what you need to do before your home is listed (clean, de-clutter, get rid of personal items, etc.), as the CEO of a professional cleaning company, I have found there are 5 things people rarely do--but should.

10 Home Decor Improvements You Can Do in Just One Hour

Hometalk | Posted 05.09.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Changing the clocks has got us thinking about what a difference one hour makes. We all know we would benefit from an extra hour of sleep, maybe another hour to run errands, or an additional hour in our weekends, but how much of a difference can one hour make in your home?

7 Clever Ways to Corral Your Cords and Wires

Hometalk | Posted 04.15.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Not only are loose cords and wires super unattractive, it's actually dangerous to leave them lying in a jumble on your floor or desk. According to Hometalker and safety expert Elli Bishop, of SafeWise.com, having loose wires in your home creates a risk of electrical fires, not to mention wires and cords on the floor are a tripping hazard.

The Renter's Guide to DIY Mini Makeovers

Hometalk | Posted 02.03.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Your home is temporary and there are restrictions on how much you can change it...until now! With these 13 genius renter upgrade ideas, you too, fellow renter, can totally remake your space, without breaking the bank or your walls!

7 Weekend Home Upgrades for Busy 9-to-5ers

Hometalk | Posted 11.22.2014 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

There aren't enough hours in the day to do all the home improvements you've been wanting to get to. The dream of an up-to-date and fashionable home is not for the busy 9-5er. But now you can get your dream home one weekend at a time, with these amazing home upgrades.

No, Really, You Can Save Energy By Plastic-Wrapping Your Windows

Posted 08.28.2014 | Green

From DealNews' Lou Carlozo: Energy savings is certainly on a lot of people's minds as winter 2014 has kicked off in fearsome fashion across the Un...

These 7 Hi-Tech Home Innovations Of The Future Will Make Your Life Easier (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.18.2013 | Training

Everyone has their own vision of what a lap of luxury looks like. And while it no doubt includes generous space, the latest in home appliances, and...

4 Things You Didn't Know About Your Roof

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 05.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

Including the signs that you need to call in a professional -- stat.

Why Americans Would Give Sex Up For A Year

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 06.23.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's a wonder what people would be willing to live without in order to have a perfect home.

5 Ways to Make Your Home More Interesting for Almost Nothing

Courtney Cachet | Posted 03.27.2013 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Cachet

While I spend a great deal of my life focusing on the uber-fabulous and the aspirational, you can take your home -- or any space -- and make it more interesting for practically nothing.

Avoid These Home-Seller Mistakes

Jason Alderman | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business
Jason Alderman

Now that the housing market has finally begun to stabilize in many areas and interest rates remain at historically low levels, more and more home buyers and sellers are dipping their toes back in the water.

Test Your Sump Pump And 7 Other Weekend DIY Ideas

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.07.2012 | HuffPost Home

Improve your home over the next few days.

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal

Women & Co | Posted 01.01.2013 | HuffPost Home
Women & Co

Recently one of my best friends decided to put her home on the market, and the first thing she did to get ready was improve her home's curb appeal.

WATCH: Fraud Victims Get A Much Needed Home Makeover

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.19.2012 | HuffPost Home

Video shows amazing transformation.

5 Tips for Creating the Ultimate Gallery Wall

Lauren Nelson | Posted 12.10.2012 | HuffPost Home
Lauren Nelson

An eclectic display of frames can be incorporated in just about any room.

5 Cheap And Easy Ways To Update Your Home

Krista Baum | Posted 12.08.2012 | HuffPost Home
Krista Baum

Here are a few ways I've been able to update our home without breaking the bank.

8 Ways To Fix Up Your Home This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Now that it's the weekend, it's prime time to get started on a few home improvement projects. Take these next two days and spruce up your outdoor spac...

9 Ways To Fix Up Your Home This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Stylelist Home Staff | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

When it comes to tackling those lingering home fixer-uppers, there's no better time than the weekend. If you haven't already, take advantage of the wa...

10 Ways to Fix Up Your Home This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

There's so much to work on now that the temperature is warmer. And although it may be nicer to work outdoors, we can't forget the home fix-me-ups need...

10 Ways to Fix Up Your Home This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

This weekend, catch up on a few home fix-me-ups you've been putting off. Where to begin? Start off with any of our latest Weekend DIY ideas. These aff...

Are Craigslist Roommates a Home Improvement?

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

Trying to find a roommate off of Craigslist is one of the creepiest things a person can do. The red flags of the bumpy road ahead are usually right in the ads.