Your local, independent furniture retailers have a lot to offer, and not only because they care about customer service and quality products. The keyword here is “care.” ...

If you’ve experienced winter’s chill infiltrating your home, it’s time for some detective work. According to our experts, your heater, your windows and your garage at a good place to start. ...

Now is a perfect time to start planning your stylish and more functional kitchen, and not only because it’ll be ready in time for next year’s family get-togethers. ...

Fireplaces aren’t what they once were, and that’s a good thing for today’s homeowner. Better models and new heating methods can heat frigid rooms better than ever before. ...

Just because you can buy it online or at a big-box store doesn’t mean you should. Shoppers who’ve done their research and found a trusted store hold a strong advantage. ...

If the market seems crazy out there, you’re not alone. Even when once-in-a-lifetime forces are at work, tried-and-true wisdom still goes a long way. Here’s what the numbers show. ...

Some things at home are best left to a professional, and that includes certain deep cleaning, like carpet, upholstery and air ducts. Here’s what you might not know. ...

Home is your shelter, so shouldn’t it actually feel relaxing? Here are a few secrets from our local experts on how to weave together colors, patterns and practicality in a way that screams cozy. ...

What does it take for older adults to live safely in their own home? As this area contractor has found, aging in place isn't just about construction. ...

Open space, abundant natural light and a seamless harmony between the indoors and outdoors ought to be in every home, right? The creator of Sunshine Cottages thinks so. ...