Pro Tips to Help You Get the Storage You Need

Experts share their favorite guidelines and products for keeping homes organized. To keep your home tidy, it’s important to have the right kind of storage in the right place. We asked four professional organizers — Sophie Aroutcheff, Filipa do Carmo of Khôra: Space Sorted, Lesley Spellman of The Clutter Fairy and Caroline Dhaouadi of Homefulness — to share some of their…

Lower mortgage costs boost housing outlook for 2019

Lower mortgage rates are a shot in the arm to the U.S. and Texas housing markets. But affordability issues and a lack of low-priced homes for sale are still big hurdles for homebuyers in the Dallas area and across the country, top housing sector analysts say. “Essentially home sales have been moving sideways,” Lawrence Yun, chief…

New This Week: 5 Great Laundry Room Ideas

Consider these designs to boost the function and style of your space. In a laundry room, the appliances do most of the work. But there’s a lot for the user to do too. Folding, hanging, pre-rinsing — these things take time. Not to mention that many homeowners use their laundry room for extra storage or…

Smart Summer Lawn Care: Keep Grass Healthy While Saving Water & Money

When it comes to summer lawn care, strategic watering, being careful about how much water you use and where that water is applied is really more important than ever, especially in areas of the country that are mired in drought. But even if you don’t live in a drought zone, a water-saving summer lawn care strategy…

Top Tips For Planning The Perfect Backyard Deck

Adding a backyard deck is one sure-fire way to increase your home’s living space, at least for considerably more than half of the year, depending on what part of the country you call home. It’s an integral part of summer; barbecues and get-togethers, not to mention a sweet spot for chilling out in a lounge…

Your Guide to Transitional Style

Understand the elements, colors and features you can use to get this popular look in any room. Whether you’re working with a designer or decorating on your own, being well-versed in the style you love most can be a big help. If your style falls in the happy medium between traditional and contemporary, then transitional style may…

Decorating 101: How to Start a Decorating Project

Before you grab that first paint chip, figure out your needs, your decorating style and what to get rid of. Congratulations. You’ve decided to decorate your home. Now what? Whether you’re furnishing your first place or redoing the house you’ve owned for decades, decorating can be a challenging task, filled with costly decisions whose outcomes…

Clever and Cool Bunkrooms

Whether in the mountains or near the beach, these sleeping quarters pack in plenty of beds with style If you’ve ever considered transforming an attic or the space above a garage into a bunkroom, let this collection of 15 stylish and functional spaces inspire you. Check them all out and then let us know in…

How to Decorate a Living Room: 11 Designer Tips

Try a few of these living room design tips, and you’ll be on your way to creating a comfy space that reflects your style. Whether your style is traditional or modern, relaxed or formal, bold or subdued, your living room should be a place where you can feel comfortable, let down your guard and spend…