If you’re dreaming about upgrading your kitchen, you have plenty of company. As people spend more time at home, they’re feeling a pent-up desire to change things up, especially in the kitchen. Simply upgrading your cabinets with warm wood finishes can make all the difference.

Your home may have something that it has been hiding from you, but it cannot keep secrets forever. Each year almost 4 million homes are invaded by termites. The wood-destroying insects silently devour homes and can sometimes take years to be discovered.

New furniture and a fresh coat of paint are great places to start when updating your home, but what can you do to go above and beyond to really make your house stand out? Often what makes a home interesting and noteworthy are the little details. The latest trend in decorating rooms today is to add architectural details that give a new dimension to a room.

With so much happening in the kitchen, it’s important to keep it organized and updated, whether you’re throwing a party, trying to sell your home, or just having a family dinner. Luckily you don’t need to spend a fortune to refresh your kitchen as there are several easy ways to add value and rejuvenate any kitchen on a budget.

Deciding to replace a floor in your home is the first step toward creating a stunning new room. Now you have to decide what kind of floor to install. There are many flooring types – hardwood, vinyl, carpet, bamboo and cork – just to name a few. How do you pick the one that’s right for your space? First, think about your lifestyle, your decorating style and your budget. Then consider a floor that is highly durable, has hundreds of different looks and is easy on the wallet: laminate.

Furniture and fabric designer Joe Ruggiero often finds it difficult to bring partners together when it comes to furnishing their homes. One wants a look that borders Barbie-town and the other - a bachelor pad. According to Ruggiero, meeting somewhere in the middle can be a daunting, even divorce-defying task. Here's some tips to help.

Preparing your home for cold weather is important for your comfort this winter as well as your utility bills. When you’re making your winterization to-do list, be sure to include these simple updates that will help prevent costly damage to your home and provide you with the peace of mind that you’re saving energy, water and money.