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(BPT) - Creating a sleek and elegant design in the bath requires a keen eye for not only interiors, but for high fashion design as well. Interior design is oftentimes directly inspired by iconic moments in fashion, and bringing runway influence into the home can elevate a space. Bring to lif…

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(BPT) - If you dream about transforming your home on a budget, chances are you've considered new paint, area rugs or window treatments. While these updates can refresh rooms without breaking the bank, there's a crucial and often overlooked design element that can truly transform a room — lighting.

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(BPT) - Time spent at home during the COVID-19 pandemic had many Americans tackling the home improvement project they had been dreaming of. The top reason Americans haven’t completed their pandemic project is because it takes too much time, according to a survey conducted by Delta Faucet. Ne…

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(BPT) - Severe weather can cause major damage to homes, businesses and critical communications infrastructure. Storms can knock out cable and fiber connections, as well as cell towers, making it difficult to receive emergency updates, track community response and access critical financial an…

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(BPT) - Whether you’re remodeling your kitchen, replacing a broken unit or upgrading your full appliance suite, looking for a new refrigerator can feel overwhelming with all the options available — but it doesn’t have to be! Check out this list of tips and tricks to help you keep your cool a…

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(BPT) - Over the past year and a half since the pandemic started, many Americans have had to rethink their ideas about community and belonging. Neighbors often stepped up for one another during times of need, demonstrating generosity and compassion. As the world begins to open up and many ar…

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(BPT) - Whether you’re keeping up with ever-changing trends or your space simply needs a refresh, updating your bathroom can be time consuming and expensive — but it doesn’t have to be. With just a few minor tweaks, you can add style and function to your space without a total overhaul.

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(BPT) - The kitchen is famously the go-to room of the house where family and friends gather to spend time together, so it should be a space that you enjoy hanging out in. If your kitchen’s décor is starting to look a little tired, you can always freshen things up by adding modern and functio…

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(BPT) - When DIY maven Allison Aars purchased a ramshackle Texas farmhouse on a leap of faith, she knew her work was cut out for her. Determined to reveal the full potential of her historic farmhouse, Aars spent several years transforming her family’s home and bringing it to its current desi…

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(BPT) - As the pandemic continues to keep many Americans in their houses, home improvement projects are on the rise. With long durations of time spent at home, more homeowners value a comfortable and functional living space. Today, renovation and repair are preferred by 61% of people over re…

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(BPT) - It’s no secret that the U.S. housing market is booming right now. According to realtor.com, “Strong demand and insufficient supply pushed home prices up at a record-breaking 16.6% pace. The combination of historically low mortgage rates, businesses reopening and the lifting of pandem…

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(BPT) - Modern design celebrates the elimination of unnecessary elements, keeping only the beautiful details that enhance a space. Purposeful, exquisite nuances from finishings and natural materials to functional details bring life to modern design. Designers can redefine a modern space with…

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(BPT) - If you’re finding yourself poring over color samples instead of vacation brochures, you just might be in a staycation state of mind. And you’re not alone. Home renovation expenditures are expected to spike and remain elevated into 2022, with 8.6% annual growth, according to Harvard U…

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(BPT) - Events from the past year have all of us reconsidering what we want and need out of our homes. From work and play to wellness, our homes have become the epicenter of, well, everything — leading to an emergence of design trends focused on adapting to a new normal. The design experts a…

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(StatePoint) Approximately 35 million Americans move every year. But unlike most times when homeowners largely change addresses within the same city or county, 2020 saw a sharp increase in relocations between 50 to 500 miles away.

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(StatePoint) With mortgage rates hovering near three percent, experts say there are still a number of homeowners who could benefit from refinancing. In fact, borrowers who refinanced in 2020 to lower their mortgage rate saved over $2,800 in mortgage payments annually, according to the latest…