LifeStyle: Home & Garden

How to Clean a Sponge, According to Science

Monday  18:36,   12 june 2017
Epicurious

Ever since the invention of the sponge, that magical tool for cleaning dishes, pots, and surfaces, humans have grappled with a paradox: How to clean a sponge itself? On a recent episode of The Splendid Table podcast, Tucker Shaw of America's[...]

How to Clean a Sponge, According to Science

Monday  18:36,   12 june 2017
Epicurious

Ever since the invention of the sponge, that magical tool for cleaning dishes, pots, and surfaces, humans have grappled with a paradox: How to clean a sponge itself? On a recent episode of The Splendid Table podcast, Tucker Shaw of America's[...]

Want to increase your home's value? The right paint colors can help!

Thursday  18:35,   08 june 2017
TODAY

Want to increase your home's value? Grab a can of paint! Here are the specific colors that'll get you more for your money. What if you could paint your bathroom a certain color and instantly increase the value of your home? A new report[...]

The 5 Things You’re Forgetting to Clean

Thursday  18:20,   08 june 2017
Architectural Digest

Vacuum, mop, dust—cleaning one's home tends to be a checklist of the same tasks on repeat. But while you're busy wiping down that same table for the fiftieth time, items you never thought to wash are under full assault by germs and dust[...]

What Your Choice of Paint Color Says About You

Wednesday  20:56,   07 june 2017
Real Simple

While neutral or white hues are go-to paint color choices for many homeowners, it’s looking like more and more people are daring to think outside this color scheme. In a recent color psychology study conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of[...]

What Your Choice of Paint Color Says About You

Wednesday  20:56,   07 june 2017
Real Simple

While neutral or white hues are go-to paint color choices for many homeowners, it’s looking like more and more people are daring to think outside this color scheme. In a recent color psychology study conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of[...]

I Bought My House Without Ever Seeing It In Person

Tuesday  18:42,   06 june 2017
Trulia

When Billy Conry’s job transferred him to Colorado in 2014, he and his wife, Liz, were excited to move to a new state and find the perfect new home. Avid outdoor athletes who ski, run, hike, and bike year-round, the couple hoped to find a mountain[...]

I Bought My House Without Ever Seeing It In Person

Tuesday  18:41,   06 june 2017
Trulia

When Billy Conry’s job transferred him to Colorado in 2014, he and his wife, Liz, were excited to move to a new state and find the perfect new home. Avid outdoor athletes who ski, run, hike, and bike year-round, the couple hoped to find a mountain[...]

How to Pull Off Wall-to-Wall Carpeting

Tuesday  18:37,   06 june 2017
Architectural Digest

Wall-to-wall carpeting can seem, well, terrifying. It likely brings to mind the far-from-elegant texture underfoot in your childhood bedroom or basement rec room, most likely the opposite effect you are trying to achieve in your current[...]

Pro Tips for Making the Most of Your Kitchen Remodeling Budget

Monday  20:26,   05 june 2017
Zillow

Two experts weigh in on how to put your money where it counts. A high-end kitchen remodel could easily drain your wallet. The nationwide average for a major kitchen remodel - replacing all appliances, installing a sink and faucet, and repainting[...]

Pro Tips for Making the Most of Your Kitchen Remodeling Budget

Monday  20:25,   05 june 2017
Zillow

Two experts weigh in on how to put your money where it counts. A high-end kitchen remodel could easily drain your wallet. The nationwide average for a major kitchen remodel - replacing all appliances, installing a sink and faucet, and repainting[...]

It's Official: Americans Are Over Neutral Paint Colors

Thursday  20:26,   01 june 2017
Country Living

Americans—particularly Southerners—prefer a certain color that's much more vibrant.In a National Painting Week Color Psychology Study by Harris Poll on behalf of Sherwin-Williams, 58 percent of 2,201 adults polled agreed that homes should[...]

How to Be a Houseguest Who Gets Invited Back

Thursday  20:06,   01 june 2017
Vogue

<p>If you’re lucky enough to have been invited to stay at someone else’s lovely beach house or gorgeous mountain hideaway for the long weekend, you’re likely feeling pretty special. </p><p></p>But aside from participating in the expected [...]

The Secrets to Scoring at Estate Sales

Wednesday  18:10,   31 may 2017
Architectural Digest

Estate sales are all about the thrill of the chase.&nbsp;Early bird gets the Arne[...]

How to Clean Velvet Furniture

Tuesday  18:33,   30 may 2017
Architectural Digest

Choosing velvet furniture is choosing to make a bold style statement in your space—there's no ignoring its soft sheen, rich color, and innate elegance. But velvet's commanding presence also mean that any discoloration or stains are that much[...]