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The Underground Apartment Market

Life in New York has driven Elizabeth Yanev into the ground — and she is delighted. Mrs. Yanev, 33, and…

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An Antique Barn for a Modern ‘Brady Bunch’

When John B. Murray bought 98 acres of rolling farmland in Kinderhook, N.Y., in 1997, he was thinking about building…

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How to Tell If a Wall Is Load Bearing

Knocking down a wall is a great way to create an open floor plan, or simply make a room larger….

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Ideas for Painting Your Bedroom to Boost Your Mood

  The color of your bedroom walls can affect your mood on a daily basis. It can soothe you to…

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Open Floor Plans vs. Closed Floor Plans

Floor plans are an important part of any home renovation. They influence everything from construction costs to where you spend…

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How to Protect Your Home From Water Damage

Water damage is one of the most common, and costly, misfortunes your home can suffer. In fact, homeowners and renters…

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An Antique Barn for a Modern ‘Brady Bunch

When John B. Murray bought 98 acres of rolling farmland in Kinderhook, N.Y., in 1997, he was thinking about building…

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The Underground Apartment Market

Mrs. Yanev, 33, and her husband, Andrew, 34, were daunted by the price of two-bedroom apartments, and unimpressed with the…

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Removing Your Upper Kitchen Cabinets

Removing your kitchen cabinets can either be the first step in a whole kitchen renovation or simply a way to…

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How to Sand and Refinish Hardwood Floors

Refinishing your hardwood floors will ensure they withstand the test of time, protecting them from any wear and tear your…