Can Houseplants Really Clean the Air?

Houseplants can improve your life in many ways (more on that later), but if you’re expecting that peace lily on your desk to rid your home of toxins, you’re in for a surprise. A 1989 NASA study attempted to find new ways to clean the air in space stations. Despite some pretty neat findings, it never […]

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Why Hasn’t Anyone Bought Ex-NHL Star Jeremy Roenick’s Desert Mansion?

Why Hasn’t Anyone Bought Ex-NHL Star Jeremy Roenick’s Desert Mansion? realtor.com; Eugene Gologursky/Getty ImagesOver his 18 years in the National Hockey League, five-time All-Star Jeremy Roenick and his wife, Tracy, lived in homes all over the country. But selling the Roenicks’ 18-acre estate in Scottsdale, AZ, has proved to be a difficult goal. The home is undeniably luxurious and well-appointed, so what’s the […]

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How to Paint the Exterior of Your Home (the Easy Way!)

With the cost to paint a house’s exterior averaging about $2,500 nationally, homeowners longing for a new look may be considering their DIY options. You don’t need to be particularly handy to make your home’s exterior look like new. All you need is some spare time between now and summer. You can wash your house […]

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NASCAR’s Kurt Busch Racing to Sell ‘Chateau du Busch’ for $3.95M

NASCAR’s Kurt Busch Racing to Sell ‘Chateau du Busch’ for $3.95M realtor.com/John Parra/Getty Images for Wins For Warriors FoundationDaytona 500 winner Kurt Busch has put his North Carolina lakeside mansion, which he fondly calls “Chateau du Busch,” up for sale for $3.95 million. He had bought the 9,500-square-foot home in Mooresville in 2013 for $3.29 million. […]

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How to Set a Home Renovation Budget

Ready for a kitchen renovation? Anxious for a bathroom remodel? The easy part is knowing your goal for home remodeling – whether you’re trying to keep up with your growing family, add office space, or increase your home’s value. But figuring out how to plan a home renovation that doesn’t break the bank can be tricky. […]

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Actress Mindy Kaling Sells Another Charming Home in Los Angeles

Actress Mindy Kaling Sells Another Charming Home in Los Angeles realtor.com/ Karwai Tang/WireImageActress and comedian Mindy Kaling has been busy. She’s currently in cinemas as Mrs. Who in the fantasy film “A Wrinkle in Time”; she’s producing “Champions,” a new sitcom on NBC; and she just sold another home in Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles […]

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Budget-Friendly Curb Appeal Boosters

A polished home exterior makes for an inviting experience for any visitor or passersby, which is especially important if your home is on the market. All sellers should focus on exterior home improvements, says Tallahassee-based realtor Joe Manausa of Joe Manausa Real Estate. “Buyers are searching for homes online, and the exterior picture of your home […]

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Repurpose Your Rope: 3 Decorative DIYs to Try

These projects are as beautiful as they are budget-friendly, and best of all, you can easily make them in one afternoon. Ready to learn the ropes? Macrame rope curtain Modern, yet rustic. Warm, yet airy. And perfect for the doorway of your choosing. Supplies Scissors Tension rod   Masking tape  400 feet of 1/4-inch diamond […]

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