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What is the best vinyl plank flooring?

Vinyl plank flooring comes in strips that look like hardwood or tile. Not only is vinyl plank flooring an affordable alternative to natural wood, it’s also durable and comes in many styles and finishes.  In this guide, we’re discussing the best vinyl flooring planks, as well as prov…

Black Windows Are The Next Big Trend

As you browse through interior decorating catalogs and magazines, you’ll notice that black windows are a trend designers are embracing. Over a decade ago, you could see black frame windows on the outside of many homes. Now, those black window frames are also a gorgeous addition to interiors. W…

Kate Watson-Smyth on Post-Pandemic Design And Our New Normal

We asked the Mad About the House creator and bestselling author about post-pandemic design.

9 Easy Indoor Plants You Can Buy Online

Brighten up your home with some indoor greenery. These nine plants will thrive in many environments, and with little care.

Test your internet speed: 3 key numbers to understand

When you sign up for service with an internet provider, you’re usually provided minimum download speeds that support your online activities. You’ll often pay more for higher speeds, so it’s important to know if you’re getting what you’re paying for and if any factors are slowing it down. To do…

How to evaluate a home security system

A home security system is your first line of defense when protecting your family and your property. But home security systems come in all shapes and sizes, from complex, professionally installed systems to simple DIY setups.  Choosing the best home security system can be intimidating, but it’s…

5 Gorgeous Airbnb Homes We Wish We Were Quarantined In

A roundup of beautiful mansions, paradise pools, and dreamy getaways on Airbnb.

How to get free internet

No matter if you’re a student, a freelancer, looking for a job or researching how to improve your finances, an internet connection is necessary. Free internet access is beneficial for people on a budget and for maintaining access to school work, home banking tools, streaming services and more.

All about laminate flooring: Understanding your options

Laminate flooring buying guide Laminate flooring has come a long way in recent years. Rather than just a cheaper alternative to natural wood or stone flooring, laminate flooring is available in a spectrum of styles to offer a beautiful and durable complement to any decor.

Shutters on Windows: Everything You Need to Know

Shutters on windows are installed for privacy, to control sunlight and to enhance your home’s curb appeal. Both interior and exterior shutters offer benefits for homeowners, and because there are so many choices on the market today, this guide covers everything you need to know before you deci…