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How to Build a Fireproof Home Using ICF Blocks

Insulated concrete forms—combined with flame-resistant roofing and siding—make for one safe house.

37 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Outdoor Rooms

Set out a daybed, weather-resistant cushions, or one of our other finds, and in a short time you'll have the ultimate staycation escape.

Vintage Radiators 101

Vintage iron radiators offer comfort on a cold day and style year-round in new and old houses alike. Learn more in the quick guide.

Ingenious Upgrades for Your Outdoor Rooms

Porch, patio, and deck upgrades that will make you glad you stayed at home.

How to Turn a Salvaged Sink Into an Outdoor Bar

They look great and work even better, but did you know a vintage kitchen sink can also improve your social life? Here’s how to turn an old sink into a unique and functioning outdoor bar.

Repurposing Vintage Newel Posts

Learn how to use the vintage wooden posts to support a new staircase, prop up a counter, or dress up an entryway.

Quartz Countertops: Buying Guide, Costs, and Care

With the look of natural stone, minus the maintenance, quartz countertops give granite a run for its money.

Turn a Porch Into an Outdoor Room with Shutters

Install shutters outdoors to create this character-filled look

Create a Rock-Garden Patio

Get this look! Learn how adding a rock garden and fire pit can give your yard a lift

42 Ideas for the Perfect Outdoor Space

It’s time to throw open your doors and enjoy life alfresco. Turn even the simplest patio, porch, or deck into an inviting open-air retreat