MATERIALSShould You Use Composite Timber in Your Landscape?
This low-maintenance alternative to wood is made from varying amounts of recycled plastic. Consider it for decks, fences and moreFull Story
GARDENING AND LANDSCAPINGChoosing a Deck: Plastic or Wood?
Get the pros and cons of wood, plastic, composite and more decking materials, plus a basic price comparisonFull Story
KITCHEN COUNTERTOPSKitchen Counters: Plastic Laminate Offers Options Aplenty
Whatever color or pattern your heart desires, this popular countertop material probably comes in itFull Story
KITCHEN STORAGETake Your Recycling Station From Blah to 'Ahhhh'
Revamp an eyesore setup or just improve recycling efficiency with pullout drawers, stylish containers and innovative solutionsFull Story
GREEN BUILDINGThe Future of Smart Design: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle
See why reducing waste in a home construction project should appeal to every architect, designer and clientFull Story
KITCHEN DESIGNKitchen Counters: Sturdy, Striking Recycled Glass With Cement
Ecofriendly and full of character, this heat- and scratch-resistant material is a great fit for custom kitchen countersFull Story
KITCHEN DESIGNPlain-Sight Storage for the Kitchen Stuff You Use Most
Turn essential cookware, tools and even spices into design assets by displaying them out in the openFull Story
KITCHEN STORAGEKitchen Storage Hacks to Make Use of Every Space
Cupboards full? Try these kitchen ideas for working more valuable storage into your cooking spaceFull Story
CONTAINER GARDENSSolve Your Garden Border Dilemmas With Planted Pots
Set your containers free from the patio — placed among plantings in the ground, they fill unsightly gaps, let you experiment and moreFull Story
FEEL-GOOD HOME12 Very Useful Things I've Learned From Designers
These simple ideas can make life at home more efficient and enjoyableFull Story
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