LifeStyle: Home & Garden

An expert says not to rinse dishes before putting them in the dishwasher — and people are feeling personally attacked

Wednesday  20:10,   23 may 2018
msn

There is no middle ground. Many swear by rinsing off excess food before loading the machine to avoid rewashing a dish after it's gone through the dishwasher and is left crusted with food remnants — but it turns out they might be going about [...]

Couple Turns Grimy Old Farmhouse Into Whimsical Masterpiece And The Inside Is Just As Surprising

Saturday  02:07,   12 may 2018
littlethings

I walked into the paint store and said, ‘Give me one of everything!’ In 2009, Kat O’Sullivan and her partner were struggling creatives who decided to leave Brooklyn and purchase a shabby 18th-century farmhouse on 16 acres of land in Woodstock, New[...]

Apparently, Millennials Don't Need or Deserve Apartments With Living Rooms

Tuesday  02:00,   01 may 2018
refinery29

Another day, another well-off older person reminding young people that our generation will probably always struggle to obtain the things our parents took for granted. Last year, it was Australian millionaire Tim Gurner asserting that if we just[...]

Adrian Grenier Spent $10,000 on This Household Amenity for His Mom

Friday  01:05,   06 april 2018
architecturaldigest

The former Entourage star bought and gut-renovated a townhouse on a nearby Brooklyn block a decade ago“It’s a blessing and a curse,” Adrian Grenier told New York Post of the historic-district home. “The landmarks rules keeps the aesthetics of the[...]

This is why Monica's apartment on 'Friends' had purple walls

Thursday  03:25,   22 march 2018
today

Those purple walls are iconic!But we still have a lingering question about at least one of those incredible living spaces: Just why was Monica's apartment painted[...]

You Should Go Beyond the Lint Trap to Keep Your Dryer Safe from Fires

Wednesday  00:35,   07 march 2018
mentalfloss

Only you can prevent dryer fires.Clothes dryers cause thousands of house fires in the U.S. per year, and many of those are caused by excess lint. According toConsumer Reports, your dryer is much more likely to catch on fire because of lint buildup[...]

How to Tell if You’ll Love a New Neighborhood

Friday  21:46,   23 february 2018
trulia

When searching for a new place to live, don’t feel confined to your current location. Related gallery: 20 Best Places to Live on the Coast in[...]

This Countertop Dishwasher Could Revolutionize The Way We Wash Dishes

Wednesday  22:01,   10 january 2018
myrecipes

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Are You Cleaning Your Kitchen Sink Often Enough?

Wednesday  20:51,   10 january 2018
bonappetit

It's the second most germ-filled place in your kitchen. Here's how to kill those germs.The sink is the second germiest spot in your kitchen, according to studies by NSF International, a public health and safety inspection and certification[...]

7 Cozy Home Essentials Your Home Needs This Winter

Tuesday  03:32,   09 january 2018
southernliving

This year, places like Savannah, Charleston, even Tallahassee have already seen snow, so we know we’re in for a brutal one this winter. We’re dreaming of days spent by the fireplace, catching up on our 2018 resolution to read more. To get you[...]

The One Home Trend We Hope Sticks Around in 2018

Tuesday  03:15,   09 january 2018
southernliving

Life was not meant to be lived in solid colors! From granny chintz to sharp stripes, and everything in between—including some funky modern interpretations—pattern has come to play. Let's hope it stays. 2017 can keep the Edison bulbs,[...]

3 Simple, Do-It-Yourself Energy Saving Window Tips For Winter

Tuesday  23:50,   02 january 2018
rodalesorganiclife

Replacement window companies would like you to think that new energy-saving windows are an absolute must if you want to lower your average heating bill or are serious about home weatherization. But if the recession has you cash-strapped, other home[...]

7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Kids' Toys from Taking Over Your Home

Thursday  00:38,   28 december 2017
zillow

Conquer the clutter and reclaim the precious space you once ruled.It doesn't matter how organized you are - a surplus of toys will always ensure your house is a mess waiting to happen. Fortunately, getting kids on board with the idea of ditching[...]

10 Decor Trends We Hope Disappear in 2018

Friday  02:21,   22 december 2017
realsimple

Ah, 2017—the year we embraced all things textured, punchy, and muted pink, readily forfeiting practicality in the name of an Instagram-ready aesthetic. We’re not one to judge—there is still a time and place for rose gold and succulents! But as we[...]