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A remarkable makeover of a 1960s ranch

Transforming a 1960s ranch into a home suited to today’s lifestyle was not as easy as it first appeared.
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Trick Out Your Kitchen Backsplash for Storage and More

Free up countertop space and keep often-used items handy by making your backsplash more resourceful
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How to Get a Tile Floor Installed

Inventive options and durability make tile a good choice for floors. Here’s what to expect
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10 Features That May Be Missing From Your Plan

Pay attention to the details on these items to get exactly what you want while staying within budget
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How to Reface Your Old Kitchen Cabinets

Update your cabinets without replacing them entirely, as a DIY project or with help from a pro

A Serene Retreat

A recently renovated master bedroom and bathroom combine natural materials and Asian influence for quiet style.

Easy fixes for a safer bathroom

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 30 percent of bathroom injuries among teens and adults happen in the bath or shower.

Tips for designing a user-friendly bathroom

Here are some pointers for making your home bathroom more user-friendly for everyone in your family and those with special needs

Why it's important to have a user-friendly bathroom

Several homeowners share stories of how they transformed these rooms to function for family members of all ages.
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11 One-Off Ways to Update Your Kitchen

Check out these ideas to refresh your cooking space without splurging on a whole new kitchen

Kitchen Confidential: A Guide to 6 Island Styles

L-shaped, galley, rolling or curved? See what kind of kitchen island might be right for you

LEDs: A Bright Future for Kitchens

LEDs are becoming the first choice in lighting design.

The low-down on getting an appliance serviced

Wayne St. Hilaire, owner of Appliance Services in Brentwood, shares his observations on getting appliances serviced

Kitchen Confidential: How to Measure Your Cabinets

Follow these quick and easy steps before calling in the pros
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11 Quirky Features Worth Preserving in Historic Homes

Dumbwaiters, root cellars, phone niches: Vintage details such as these add charm and tradition to a house
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Passionate about History and Energy Efficiency

When they bought a spectacular property in Bow that includes an early nineteenth-century house, a barn and a blacksmith shop, Mike and Nancy Sampo were determined to make sustainability key in their preservation efforts.
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Repurposing an Old House

A brick building in Keene is transformed into an energy-efficient coffee roastery.
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