How to grow edible perennials, the plants that keep on giving

The right plants in the right conditions will flourish with little maintenance.

By Nevin MartellApril 27, 2022

A moving expert gave tips to take the stress out of moving

Ali Wenzke and Jura Koncius discussed how to stay sane while moving to a new home.

By Jura KonciusMay 19, 2022

The 11 home pieces designers can’t stop using

We asked designers to share the pieces they return to time and again. Here are their favorite glasses, light fixtures, area rugs, towels and more.

By Sarah LyonMay 19, 2022

Who gets to have a gift registry?

Despite huge cultural shifts around marriage and gender, gift registries still tend to be reserved for women getting married or having babies.

By Megan BuergerMay 18, 2022

Do you really need to dry-clean that?

If you learn a few tricks (and read care labels closely), the answer is probably not.

By Kevin BraslerMay 17, 2022

How to get rid of drain flies

To get rid of the larvae, either clean the drain out or use a product designed to control drain flies — multiple times.

By Jeanne HuberMay 16, 2022

Houzz’s Mitchell Parker answered questions on bathroom makeovers

Mitchell Parker, senior editor at Houzz, and Jura Koncius took questions about bathrooms, including how to get that spa feeling at home.

By Jura KonciusMay 12, 2022

Tired of gray everything? Here’s how to get a more colorful home.

Whether it's with paint, wallpaper, furniture or accessories, here are ways to bring more color into your home design.

By Lindsey M. RobertsMay 12, 2022

As marijuana is legalized in more places, here’s how to grow your own

A growing number of experts are making a business out of teaching people how to grow their own pot. Here's what to know to get started.

By Chris MoodyMay 11, 2022

7 tricks to update an unfinished basement on a budget

Tips for painting the floors, covering the walls and other budget-friendly updates you can make to an unfinished basement.

By Laura DailyMay 10, 2022

How to remove gummy buildup from wood furniture

Paint thinner or oil soap might do the job — or you might have to use something stronger.

By Jeanne HuberMay 9, 2022

Downsizing expert Matt Paxton gave tips on sorting through your stuff

Matt Paxton joins Jura Koncius to chat about downsizing, decluttering and sorting through your stuff.

By Jura KonciusMay 5, 2022

8 designer-recommended home updates for less than $2,000

We asked design experts to share their favorite budget-friendly home improvement projects. Here are their suggestions.

By Sarah LyonMay 5, 2022

How to keep a yard safe for your dog — and protect the yard, too

Avoid these plants that could poison your dog or block their gastrointestinal tract. And follow these tips to keep urine from damaging your lawn.

By Helen CarefootMay 4, 2022

Is that old sofa worth reupholstering? Here’s what to consider.

If you’re having a reupholster-or-replace debate, first decide whether the item will last long enough to justify the cost.

By Kevin BraslerMay 3, 2022

How to hang artwork so it doesn’t come crashing down

Hangers exist for many different types of walls. But first, check the weight of your artwork.

By Jeanne HuberMay 2, 2022

Author Teri Speight answered questions about eco-friendly gardening

Author Teri Speight joins Jura Koncius for a conversation about earth-friendly plants and all things gardening.

By Jura KonciusApril 28, 2022

Want a colorful kitchen? Forget stainless and go for bold appliances.

After decades of relying on stainless steel, people are bringing personal taste into their kitchens with colorful appliances.

By Hannah SelingerApril 28, 2022

Tips for shopping for budget- and eco-friendly refurbished products

The trick to buying something refurbished is to know what you want and from whom you are buying.

By Laura DailyApril 26, 2022

How to increase water pressure at home

The problem could be a valve, mineral deposits or rust buildup inside pipes.

By Jeanne HuberApril 25, 2022