Interior design traits that are prevalent throughout the UK that can make any residential interior more interesting, intimate and comfortable, no matter where you live!
A curated list of current sales events and promotions for home décor, furnishings & appliances. Offer details are kept up-to-date throughout the year.
The basics of firescaping, how it can add layers of protection around the exterior of your home, and the many choices of attractive fire resistant plants, shrubs and trees.
A curated collection of enjoyable films that will make you want to: cook; try new cuisines and recipes; learn more about the world; and celebrate life with others over food and drink!
Having an outdoor space in a natural setting is vital for your mental and physical well-being. Here are five easy-to-follow steps to create a truly low-maintenance and enjoyable garden for anyone with a busy lifestyle.
We explored the benefits of high-quality organic linen and how the new MG+BW organic linen collection meets the criteria for the highest standards of the most wellness-conscious consumers.
Kitchen cabinets aren’t designed to last forever. Here are tips that will help you know when it is time to actually replace your kitchen cabinetry instead of just refreshing them.
No matter how passionate you are about architecture & interior design, you will enjoy watching the films in this curated list of quality architectural documentaries currently available for free to Amazon Prime members.
Architect Wayne Turett shares his expert tips with Purgula on health- and wellness-oriented design for residential kitchens and baths. Here’s a summary of what we learned.
Learn why shade sails are such a versatile, practical, low maintenance and easy to install solution for enjoying your outdoor living spaces. They come in a range of colors, durability, and price points which make them the perfect protection against harsh sun, rain, hail & leaves.
Horrific incidents serve as stark reminders that we too often put ourselves and families at great risk when granting access to our homes to strangers. Here are precautions to take to keep you and your family safe during professional service calls.
Examples of Assistive Technology that are transforming residential living for not only persons with disabilities, but persons of all ages with far ranging physical dispositions and needs.
Learn about these special mortgage programs that offer supplemental funds for energy-efficient upgrades that will help you save money, while increasing the value of your home.
Choosing the right colors for your living room is crucial to creating the atmosphere you want. Whether you’re looking to create a relaxing oasis, an invigorating workspace, or anything in between, here are five color schemes to create a wide range of moods.
If you’re like most homeowners, you probably don’t think about your flooring until there’s an issue. If your floors are in need of a refresh or restoration, you’re in luck, as there are now more floor restoration choices than ever before!
Updated details and requirements on the new CalHFA program that reimburses homeowners up to $40,000 of their ADU pre-construction costs. Find out who can qualify and which costs are covered.
The key steps necessary to repair and waterproof a balcony, such that it can withstand the onslaught of harsh sun and heavy rains for many years to come.
A collection of easy-to-follow, concise, helpful YouTube videos on popular day-to-day maintenance issues for which many homeowners will likely need guidance.
We’ve curated a collection of design ideas, inspiration and resources to add to your July 4th repertoire, as well as other National Holidays and Patriotic Observance Days.
Who doesn’t like free stuff? Here’s a curated list of quality free offerings from security to entertainment to home repair that is offered by various services & websites you likely didn’t know about.
Focusing on maximizing a property’s value is always a smart strategy when considering renovation options. Whether your goals are short-term or long-term, the right upgrades will not only cover your costs, but will make your home more desirable and valuable whenever you decide to sell.
Here are key concepts to understand that will help you mitigate your noise situation, even with the loudest of neighbors in the worst acoustical residential constructions.
From watching over the many entrances of your property to securing sensitive mail and valuable packages, here is technology that makes protecting your possessions much easier, effective and convenient.
Searching for undervalued real estate in a hot real estate market can appear futile. However, finding an undervalued property is possible, if you apply a strategy that differs from that of your competitors also in the hunt.
Wondering where you can stream popular HGTV shows without having Cable TV? Look first to Discovery+ where you can find a huge selection of HGTV programs, plus shows from the Magnolia Network, the Food Network & more!
A curated list of English-speaking YouTube Cooking Channels grouped by popular international cuisines, hosted by passionate artisans who enjoy sharing their craft & cultures.
Is home title theft prevalent? Before signing up for a home title monitoring service, here’s what you need to understand to assess the risk to your home and financial well-being.
A recent decision by an Oregon Federal Judge ruled that banning real estate love letters is unconstitutional. What are these secrets of the real estate trade and should you write a love letter if you really want a property in a hot real estate market?
Most of us are aware that there are many allergens lurking outside, but have you considered the ones inside your home? Here’s how to control indoor allergens to make your home safer, healthier and more enjoyable!
Helpful tips on how to create a robust pollinator garden, including the best plants and trees that will add beauty to your yard, while welcoming abundant wildlife and new inhabitants.
Although there are valid reasons why a seller and buyer may want to use the same real estate agent, there are more situations when this is not advisable. An agent who represents both parties can introduce risks and conflicts of interest that benefit neither client.
Accessory Dwelling Units are becoming increasingly popular in the US. Here are four reasons why adding an ADU to your property can be a great move.
The best in Experiential Retail offerings to help shoppers make well-informed decisions on critical purchases for the home, from steam showers to chef-grade outdoor kitchens, and everything else in between.
A well-written renovation contract can go a long way towards preventing a nightmare situation. Here are expert tips on how to prevent the most common and costly mistakes too often encountered by homeowners.
Many homeowners believe that they cannot be held liable for injuries that result from work done by a licensed and insured contractor. This is not always true. Here’s what you need to know to avoid a civil lawsuit.
From insect repellent blankets to portable campfires, new products are enabling friends and family to elevate the enjoyable aspects of outdoor entertaining traditions, while addressing many persistent annoyances.
In an era of rampant identify theft and stolen mail, many homeowners remain unaware of Informed Delivery, a free, readily available service to help monitor incoming postal mail.
Knowing your climate or hardiness zone will help you choose fruit trees that will thrive in the right growing environment, allowing you to enjoy a bountiful harvest year after year.
What to know about Pestie, a new disruptor in the pest control space, and why they are receiving such high approval ratings from homeowners, after just one treatment.
How the latest advances and offerings from leading engineered wood siding brands compare to traditional options of aluminum, vinyl, fiber cement and natural wood.
The year 2022 is officially the return of entertaining at home, whether it’s large outdoor gatherings of 50 or more, or intimate dinner parties for just a few friends. The timing is perfect, so let the planning begin!
The latest tips and advice on overcoming the many challenges of planning and building an ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit) from the hottest ADU market on the planet – California.
Choosing a water softener system can be very confusing if you do not understand the basics. Here’s what you need to know to find a system well-suited for your household water usage.
Silver lining options and opportunities for Millennials determined to own a home, amongst dire findings from Apartment List’s 2022 Millennial Homeownership Report.
How Kevin Hansen of the YouTube channel Lawn Care Juggernaut is paying it forward by providing free lawn care services to the elderly, infirmed, and financially-strapped.
More and more homeowners are crossing another dreaded item off their to-do list, this time pet waste removal. Besides convenience, pet waste removal services offer a spotless lawn, improved sanitary conditions and peace of mind!
While investigating home improvement product trends, we discovered various unusual questions that consumers often ask about Home Depot. Here are the answers.
With the exploding popularity of LVP, Luxury Vinyl Plank flooring, here’s what you need to know to be sure that it’s a good fit for your project and home.
Low-quality, inexperienced house flippers are tarnishing the market perception of investor renovated listings. Here’s what to look out for when encountering flipped properties during your home purchasing journey.
Here’s our take on how the “in real life” renovations compared to the virtually renovated concepts, room by room, and what we learned about the house and its various challenges.
Choosing the right types and styles of doors for your home can make a dramatic statement. Here are several inspirational image galleries to illustrate how a door can elevate your décor.
Whether you’ve recently purchased a fixer-upper or have been struggling with a seemingly never-ending, insurmountable list of home repairs, here’s how you can take control of your home projects.
Choosing the right species of tree can be the difference between enjoying cool, low-maintenance shade during the summertime heat, and incurring massive bills resulting from tree-related damage.
How design elements used in cinema set design can emotionally connect your interior spaces by quickly telling a story and setting a mood, in a timeless style.
The Kubly House in Pasadena, California was recently listed for sale for the first time since it was built in 1965. Designed by the iconic Los Angeles-based modernist “architect”, Craig Ellwood, the home led us to discover many interesting facts about its provenance and its unique creator. Here’s what we learned.
With the enormous flexibility that Work From Home (WFH) offers homebuyers, we help you explore the scenario: “If you could live anywhere, where would you live?”
No matter the age or condition of your home, pre-sale renovation services offered by quality firms like Revive, can return life-altering profits. Here are five examples that showcase how smart approaches to upgrading your home will command top dollar from today’s buyers.
The best cooking and food shows currently available on Netflix that will help you improve your kitchen skills and discover new cuisines from around the world.