MATERIALSA Hard Look at Recycled Plastic for the Home
It's durable and versatile, but processing takes a lot of energy. We sort through the facts on recycled plastic so you can choose wiselyFull Story
MY HOUZZMy Houzz: Plastic Is King in an Out-of-This-World Home
Packed with wild colors, vintage collectibles and all things plastic, this Netherlands rental boldly ventures into futuristic territoryFull 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
LIFEThe Polite House: How Can I Kindly Get Party Guests to Use Coasters?
Here’s how to handle the age-old entertaining conundrum to protect your furniture — and friendshipsFull Story
REMODELING GUIDESAsk an Architect: How Can I Carve Out a New Room Without Adding On?
When it comes to creating extra room, a mezzanine or loft level can be your best friendFull Story
LIFEThe Polite House: How Can I Tell a Construction Crew to Pipe Down?
If workers around your home are doing things that bother you, there’s a diplomatic way to approach themFull Story
BEDROOMSGreat Space Saver: Bedroom Storage You Can Sleep On
Get a bed with easy built-in storage and eliminate some of those plastic bins and dust bunniesFull Story
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