7 Pieces of Furniture That Work Hard for Their Keep (8 photos)

A wine rack like the one here lets you reclaim counter or cabinet space for everyday essentials. When the bed isn’t in use, you can use the piece as a seat, footstool or coffee table. Simply pop on a large tray, and you have a stable surface for food and drink. Just ensure that you […]

Bold Tile Solves a Color Question in a Basement Bath (11 photos)

Tile doesn’t have to be boring, even in a bathroom. Colors can add distinctiveness to any room’s design, and often act as a focal point for otherwise bland spaces. When mixed and matched with metals, tile, especially color tiles, can make a room pop with vibrant contrast. Just be aware of keeping the hues matched, […]

Before & After: A Large ’80s Bathroom Becomes Two for $4K

Chantel and her husband remodeled her dated 1980s bathroom for $4,000. Since they did most of the work without hiring outside contractors, and because some of the elements they ordered were slow to arrive, it took three months, but overall she is very happy with the value of her remodel. Key Takeaways: You can change […]

Common November Plumbing Mistakes

Plumbing mistakes can be very costly and can’t be ignored or glossed over. Your plumbing helps keep waste out of your home. If it backs up it is messy and a health hazard. This talks about some mistakes so you can avoid them. This will save you money and will also keep your home healthier […]

Not everybody has access to clean water and indoor plumbing

Life in Africa is something extremely different from the average American. The things we take for granted in America are basic necessities that some other developing countries simply don’t have. Take water for example. We have clean water in our toilets, while people in Ghana still walk everyday to the well to get their drinking […]

35 Best Rustic Bathroom Ideas for 2018

Rustic design offers a throwback contrast from modern and sleek elements that often dominate in today’s homes. Natural materials, starting with wood, make spaces warm and cozy. They remind you to relax. When paired with beautiful stone furnishings and accents, especially marble and granite, some very breathtaking arrangements can come to life. Key Takeaways: The […]

Houzz Call: Show Us Your Spare-Room Makeover (4 photos)

Your photo could be featured on Houzz Call. Submit any photos of spare rooms you have converted to be used for a different purpose such as a home gym, art room, an additional den, library, or man cave. Maybe you converted it to an adult hideaway from the kids? Post your pictures and descriptions in […]

Storage Area Is Transformed Into a Soothing Master Bath (5 photos)

There was a storage area that was recently turned into a master bath. There is a California bathroom that shows everything new can be old again when you take into consideration the past of a home. One designer was given a very tough task of turning an old home into something modern. She wanted to […]

A Barn Door Gives This Bathroom More Room to Wow (4 photos)

Have you ever felt your walls were closing in on you. How about that room just isn’t roomy enough. How about adding a barn door? That’s just what this family did. You will see how they brought traditional and contemporary elements together to make a true statement while addding an airy feel to their home. […]