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7 Home Renovations You'll Get Your Money Back On

We may have year-round pool weather here, but building your dream pool might leave you underwater - they're usually home reno money pits.

Instead, here are the best fix-ups that almost always increase your home's value.

You might miss this focal point since, well, it's hiding in...

How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Matthew Heimer, senior editor of SmartMoney magazine, explains that energy proofing a house can actually cut annual utility bills in half.

Matthew covers breaking down home energy costs, how to monitor heating and cooling costs, how to reduce heating and cooling costs, how to reduce...

Why It’s Time To Go Monochrome

When redesigning a room, the first question is, which color?

Design a room with a monochromatic color palette to bring elegance and simplicity to your interiors.

Why go monochrome?

Monochrome creates harmony because it’s all really one base color.

Using a...

How to Avoid Choosing the Wrong Front Door

Replacing your front entry door should provide good looks and value. An energy-efficient exterior door may trim 10% off your energy bills.

How do you know which door is right for you? Compare the three main materials available for exterior doors:; steel, fiberglass, and wood.

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2017 Marvin Architects Challenge & Latest Design Trends

The new and diverse group of Marvin Architects Challenge-winning projects offer a personal take on the home and design trends the industry is buzzing about.

The winners of the competition brought a fresh perspective on some of the most popular design trends in the industry today.

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