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Home Renovations Can Break the Bank If You're Not Careful

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.20.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

Lately people have been asking me about how to remodel or renovate a home on a reasonable budget. That's a great question and one that most people never ask before embarking on a desired project. I must admit I didn't before I learned the lessons the hard way.

5 Bathroom Remodeling Do's and Don'ts | Posted 01.12.2015 | HuffPost Home

A bathroom remodel is a top way to increase your home's value, and to give it a functional and visual refresh.

Here's What Your Contractor Isn't Telling You About That 'Weekend' Renovation Project

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 10.10.2014 | HuffPost Home

If you've ever taken on a home renovation project, you know one thing to be true: They can be wildly unpredictable. Rarely do you end up making ju...

You Won't Believe What Your Bathroom Could Look Like With These Quick DIY Fixes

Posted 10.09.2014 | OWN

By Pamela Masin Get inspired by these incredible before and after renovations that have turned even the dreariest bathrooms into spa-like retreats....

This House Had One 'Fatal Flaw'... Until It Got A Major Overhaul

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 08.28.2014 | HuffPost Home

On television makeover shows, hopeless homes are turned into sparkling renovations in the span of 30 minutes. But, ask anyone who's actually gone thro...

One Family, Five Kids: How They Renovated A Historic Farmhouse In Six Months

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 08.03.2014 | HuffPost Home

It takes a special kind of person to be a motivational speaker -- someone with vision and perseverance, no doubt. Coincidentally, it also takes a good...

Watch This Tiny Studio Transform Into A Two-Bedroom Apartment

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.27.2014 | HuffPost Home

The square footage of a home is all relative. 700-square-feet, for example, might as well be a sprawling mansion as far a some tiny house dwellers are...

Watch This $1 Farmhouse Transform Into A Stunning Bed & Breakfast

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.04.2014 | HuffPost Home

For 24 years, Jose Velázquez and his wife, Jennifer, dreamed of opening a bed and breakfast -- something like the 20-room former governor's mansion w...

5 Simple Steps to Make Your Carpet Last Longer

Glenn Revere | Posted 07.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Glenn Revere

If you plan to keep your wall to wall carpeting for more than a few years, here are some steps that will help keep your expensive carpeting looking new.

Even Rev. Run Isn't Immune From The Argument EVERY Couple Has About Their Home

Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

So, Rev. Run has a new reality renovation show coming up on the DIY Network, fittingly called "Rev. Run's Renovation." In it, he embarks on a series o...

WATCH: 3 Weird Things Found In The Walls Of Old Homes

Posted 11.04.2013 | HuffPost Home

You know to call the local utility company before you dig. But one couple wished they called a bomb squad before they renovated their home. See their ...

PHOTOS: 6 Renovations That'll Make You Rethink Your Home

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 02.26.2015 | HuffPost Home

There's nothing like a good home renovation to really get you inspired to revamp your space. We're lucky enough to be featuring the most amazing befor...

8 Expert Tips to Help You Manage Financial Risk When You Remodel

Fraser Patterson | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Fraser Patterson

Remodeling can be a confusing and stressful process, with most of the stress centering around the amount of money involved and the complex nature of construction projects. Knowing and following these tips to manage the finances of your home remodel can save you from major headaches -- or disasters -- down the line.

PHOTOS: This Kitchen Didn't Always Look Like This

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

There are few things we love more than a good kitchen transformation. But anyone who has partaken in one knows that it takes a lot of time and a lot o...

PHOTOS: This Home Didn't Always Look This Good

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 08.30.2013 | HuffPost Home

Anyone who has ever rented a place knows that between owing the first and last month's rent and a security deposit upfront, the costs can add up fast....

The Surprising Home Problem That May Lead Couples To Divorce

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 07.31.2013 | HuffPost Home

Although it's exciting to start a home renovation, there are, of course, some drawbacks. Remodeling projects can go over budget, get behind schedule a...

WHOA: This Is The Ultimate Man Cave

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 07.11.2013 | HuffPost Home

Of course we're fans of hanging out at bars and lounges that have a cool vibe and a surprising design aesthetic. Who isn't? But the drawbacks of these...

PHOTOS: This Is What Happens When You Love Craigslist Too Much

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 07.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

You get a gorgeous home that you have to see to believe.

How Much Will That Reno REALLY Cost?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 07.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

Many homeowners are familiar with this dance: You settle on a budget for your brand new kitchen/ bathroom/ grape stomping room only to find half way t...

5 Home Upgrades That Won't Pay Off

Real Simple | Posted 05.31.2013 | HuffPost Home

The experts are saying these just aren't worth your time.

LOOK: 10 Most Popular Home Styles In The U.S.

Jay Libby | Posted 07.21.2013 | HuffPost Home
Jay Libby

So, how do you take that fixer-upper back to its former glory? Start with style; decide what style suits you best, then plan accordingly. Here's a quick description of some of the most popular home styles in the U.S. today.

PHOTOS: Stunning Home Didn't Always Look This Good

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 05.31.2013 | HuffPost Home

With some hard work, a little paint and a lot of love, this house went from drab to fab.

WATCH: Black Mold Costs Couple Almost Everything

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 05.07.2013 | HuffPost Home

It took five years and $500,000 to remove the silent killer from their home.

The Home Trend That's On The Rise This Year

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

Maybe it's time to get to that remodel you've been putting off for years.

Rewire A Lamp And 6 Other Weekend DIY Ideas

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 11.30.2012 | HuffPost Home

Make the most of the next couple of days.