Thermally Modified Wood As a natural wood option thermally modified wood (TMW) has been around in Europe since the 90's and is starting to gain in popularity here in North America. The practice of heating wood dates back to the Vikings, who used it to...
Batting Cage Centerpiece, Cont'd The batting cage, pictured here, is padded with vinyl. Custom-made light covers protect from flyballs and the color palette matches the homeowner's favorite team: the Yankees. Cost: $250,000 For more information: DiSalvo Interiors,...
Black and white colors, appliances made for entertaining and universal design elements will make your cook space ultra-modern.
At Home with…Jane Green
Jane Green, author of the bestsellers Jemima J and The Beach House, is building her dream house with a man who seems to have walked out of one of her own romantic novels.
Renovating a Home that has Lead Paint
Health experts recommend hiring a professional when renovating a home with lead, but if you need to do this work yourself, here’s how to stay safe.
Bringing the relaxation and health benefits of a sauna into your home is now more popular than ever with affordable sauna kits that assemble quickly and easily.
At Home with…Kerri Kenney-Silver
As Deputy Trudy Wiegel on Comedy Central’s Reno 911, actress Kerri Kenney-Silver’s grueling schedule had her yearning for a home that made her feel as relaxed as her favorite vacation spot: Bali. With the help of the right designer, she got exactly what she wanted.
Special Series: Appliances: Maintenance and Repair of New Appliances
Today’s high-tech appliances require special care and cleaning to keep them running optimally. With proper maintenance, your new appliances will serve you well for many years.
Placing a wind turbine on your property is one way to eliminate costly electric bills. This clean, renewable energy is relatively easy to implement once you pass the initial hurdles of cost, local zoning laws and the possible nay-saying neighbor.
From appliances to toilets to showerheads and rain barrels, new technology allows you to reduce your water consumption without sacrificing your love of a great shower.