Kitchen, Bath & More

Oven & Range Advice

Longtime Food Editor Jerry Di Vecchio offers tips on selecting the right cooking appliances for your new home.

Vintage Built-Ins

The built-in furniture idea is older than you might think, and continues to inspire.

Multi-Generation Homes

Demand for new homes designed to meet the needs of more than a nuclear family is surging.

Master Bathroom Guide

How to make sure your new master bathroom maximizes space while containing the amenities you want.

Design Trends

Boyce identifies 5 hot home design trends, from an expanding desire for spa baths to an increasing interest in specialized storage.

Special Feature Kitchens

What does your dream kitchen include? Here's a collection of kitchens with special features to spark your imagination.

Search by Rooms

Now you can explore house plans by browsing photos of key rooms like kitchens, great rooms and master baths.


How architects and designers are making the backsplash an essential eye-catching feature of today's open kitchen.

Installing a Shower

Contractor Kenny Grono explains the six steps to installing the perfect shower.

Kitchen, Bath Winners

Meet the winners in the Kitchen, Bath, & Outdoor Living categories of the 2015 Design Awards Program -- the HOWIEs.

Kitchen Islands

How to create the right island for your kitchen.

Spa-like Bathrooms

Ways to make bathrooms feel spacious and seductive as well as efficient.

Sliding Partitions

Add flexibility to open kitchens with sliding partitions.

Unique Kitchen Islands

Some of the many functions that a well designed kitchen island can perform.

Home Building Update

The kitchen is coming together for blogger Laura Fowls, who is building a new home with her husband Mike and other family members.

Hardworking Bathrooms

How to make compact bathrooms work harder and feel larger.