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Remodeling

  • Planning For An Outdoor Space

    We’re seeing some amazing photos around the Internet of newly renovated outdoor spaces. ‘Tis the season to break out the patio furniture and barbecue grill and spend as many hours outside…

  • Do You Clean During A Remodel?

    We’ve talked several times here at C&H about living through a large-scale renovation. Whether you flee to a short-term residence or set up temporary rooms, there’s no doubt that remodeling disrupts…

  • Family Advice for Surviving a Remodel

    Theresa and Mark Clement of the popular Do-It-Yourself radio show and website, MyFixItUpLife, see a lot of each other. Partners as a married couple and in business they work with each…

  • How To Install Crown Molding In A Weekend

    Watching home improvement or real estate shows with my boyfriend really irks me. He laughs when couples get excited over crown molding in a house. I finally had to ask him…

  • How Do You Tackle Your DIY To-Do List?

    Now that warmer weather is (possibly) on the way (sorry – we’re a little snow-weary here in Kansas CIty!), you may find your DIY list getting even longer with the temptation…

  • How To Navigate A Home Show

    Spring will soon be here, and that means it’s prime home show time for much of the country. Whether your city hosts a home show or a combined home and garden…

  • Tile Removal Tips

    Removing tile is right up there with removing wallpaper as one of the more challenging DIY jobs. If you’ve decided it’s time for new tile, you’ll have to remove the old.…

  • Best Home Improvement Apps

    We’ve been sharing our favorite home improvement apps for a few years so we decided to compile them into a helpful guide that is categorized according to your home improvement needs.…

  • Deconstruction vs. Demolition

    So you’re ready to start that big renovation project — a new kitchen, an updated bathroom, or maybe even an entire house! Before you install the new, you’ve got to take…

  • Radiant Heat Flooring

    One of the most brilliant modern day conveniences is radiant heat flooring. The demand for this feature is becoming stronger each year and not only are people installing it in kitchens…

  • Creating A Budget For Your Home Renovation

    We’re still at that point in early January when the new year seems to stretch ahead, a blank canvas waiting to be filled with our enviable endeavors. Maybe you’ve made some…

  • Innovations from Sears Kenmore at CES

    Sears Kenmore will introduce a trio of new products at CES this year. These products are winners of the 2011 Innovations Design and Engineering Awards as well as a Best of…

  • How Do You Learn To DIY?

    A coat of paint here, a new faucet there — minor home improvement projects are relatively easy to tackle. But what about the big stuff? Maybe you want to install hardwood…

  • It’s OK To Take A Break From Renovations

    Taking a break from your home renovation isn’t a bad thing. If you’re at a stopping point before starting other major projects, you may just want to take a few weeks…

  • Would You Buy A Frank Lloyd Wright House?

    Do you have an extra $2 million laying around? Then you could be the owner of a sprawling Frank Lloyd Wright home in Los Banos, Calif. Known as the Fawcett House,…