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  • This Dream Kitchen’s Loaded With Features You’ll Wish You Had

    Cooking is a ton of work—especially when you’ve been running around all day and have zero energy to care when dinnertime rolls around—but there are some insane new features (all of them in our Whole Home project’s kitchen) that make cooking a total breeze. And many of them help you actually eat healthier, too, so it’s an all-around

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  • FIVE PRODUCTS FOR A STORAGE-SAVVY GARAGE

    Homeowners are now turning their garages into fully functioning areas of the home. From work stations for a variety of hobbies to an area to store equipment for outdoor recreation activities and other pastimes, these products will outfit the space to meet owner demand. Monkey Bar Storage Monkey Bars offers an innovative shelving solution for

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  • These 4 colors can be the kiss of death when selling your home

    A fresh coat of paint is a fairly inexpensive way to refresh the look of your home; the average exterior paint job costs about $2,600, while interior paint costs $1,660, according to Home Advisor. But choose the wrong shade and you could wind up regretting it later. Paint your home with a weird color either inside or

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  • First Wave Reimagines Commercial Glass Rinsers for Residential Kitchens

    Bars and restaurants have long been turning to glass rinsers to power wash residue from bottles, cups, and glasses—to either pre-clean for the dishwasher or help care for delicate items that require hand washing. This week, Delta Faucet Company’s Innovation Lab, dubbed First Wave, introduced the first model that’s reimagined for residential use. Composed of a

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  • AS MORE ‘ROOTED’ AMERICANS STAY PUT, ADAPTABILITY BECOMES A NEW HOME NON-NEGOTIABLE

    Americans are staying put longer. The reasons are not altogether clear. However, this “rootedness,” or decline in mobility–by half since the 1950s–has big implications, for both the new-home and remodeling and renovation business sectors. Two data sources, the Census American Community Survey and Attom Data Solutions’ Q3 2018 U.S. Home Sales Report track residential tenure’s upward trajectory. The Attom

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  • Make your bathroom the best room with these inspiring ideas

    The spa bathroom has been trending for several years. That we all want a relaxing retreat is a given. So, in this month’s column, we are going beyond the spa to take a look at just a few recent design directions that might raise the bar for your bathroom remodel or new build. The word

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