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How to Steam Clean an Oven

Using steam power is a popular, chemical-free method for cleaning a host of household surfaces, but how well does it work on gunky oven interiors? Read on to find out.

Before & After Garage: Creating a Retreat for Teens

Big kids want to be on their own—and parents like to know where they are. For one family, bonus garage space just steps from the house offers the perfect hangout solution.

Before & After Kitchen: A Farmhouse Refresh

Living in his grandparents’ old house, across the road from the family farm, a lifestyle blogger is making it his own. His latest project: an updated, more functional kitchen that’s still true to the vintage home’s rural roots.

How to Make a Galley Kitchen Look Bigger

Bring maximum functionality to a long, narrow cook space with tidiness and smart storage solutions, plus tricks to make the place look larger than it is.

16 Pergola Ideas to Enhance Your Backyard

Add dynamic definition to your landscape with a stylish structure sure to enhance how you enjoy your outdoor space.

Screened-In Porch Ideas

Extend your outdoor living space in your own unique style with these DIY construction tips and décor suggestions.

Before and After Kitchen: A Kitchen Makeover That Lets the Light In

Lose a wall, add windows, and reallocate adjacent space, then blend sparkling white surfaces with warm wood-tone accents. That’s the recipe for a bright, open kitchen made for family gatherings!

How to Grow Hebe Shrubs

These vibrant, versatile bushes can bring color and beauty to your garden all year long. Here’s what you need to know about planting, pruning, and propagating hebe shrubs.

17 Beautiful Painted Furniture Ideas

From subtle to bold to instant "vintage," for pieces big and small, there’s a paint project here to perk things up all over the house.

Can Epsom Salt Help in the Garden?

Get to the root of this hotly contested compound to learn how it might yield more beautiful, bountiful plants.