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Remodeling

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Marble Countertops Are Built To Last

    Although granite countertops continue to be the most popular choice in the kitchen, marble is also a great option if you seek an all-natural stone option. One of the biggest deterrents…

  • Attend Homes Tours For Inspiration, Ideas

    This weekend kicks off Kansas City’s annual Parade of Homes, a two-week tour that features 199 homes throughout the metropolitan area. Homes tours such as the Parade of Homes are generally…

  • Save Big During A Renovation

    We wall want to save big during a renovation and because we feature reader tips, tricks, projects and inspiration as often as possible, it’s no surprise that I love taking a…

  • Green Remodeling Tips From Sarah Susanka

    In 2008 author and architect Sarah Susanka published The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live and this year her follow up Not So Big Remodeling:…

  • Giveaway: Design in a Bag

    We’ll be celebrating kitchen remodels all this month and we’re excited to kick-off this week with a Giveaway from recently profiled, Design in a Bag. Regardless of your design experience or…

  • Remodeling Rules Have Changed

    The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard has announced that in 2010 remodeling will increase 5% over 2009. This would mark the first increase since 2006. Great news for all…

  • Kitchen Trends To Avoid

    There’s a reason why white kitchens are so popular – they’re classic and never seem to go out of style. ShelterPop pulled together five red-flag trends to avoid in your kitchen.…

  • Bags are the New Dumpsters

    When it’s time for a renovation, renting dumpsters can be a pain. Plus they take up space in your driveway or lawn and can take far too long to get hauled…

  • Home Improvement – There’s an App For That

    It’s no secret that developers are clamoring to build the next great app for the iPhone or iPod Touch. Home Improvement retailers and service providers have also jumped into the game…

  • Extreme House Foreclosures

    The ABC television show ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ rode the wave of real estate high times and keeping people in big homes that they probably never should have been approved for.…

  • The Renovation Chain of Command

    We’ve been following this great home renovation series from the Wall Street Journal as a tech editor, Julia Angwin, continues to renovate her Harlem Brownstone. This week she shares a humbling…

  • Home Depot and Lowe’s on the Rebound

    This is great news from the front lines of the home improvement and remodeling industry. Home Depot and Lowe’s posted better-than-expected earnings this week and among Home Depot’s top 40 markets…