Kitchen, Bath & More

Oven & Range Advice

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

A Brief History of the Built-In

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 Bath Guide

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

5 Builder Design Trends for New Homes

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

Search Plans By Rooms

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

Making a Backsplash!

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

Installing Your Ideal Shower

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

Kitchen & Bath Winners for 2015

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

More Spa-like Bathrooms

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

Sliding Partitions for Open Kitchens

Add flexibility to open kitchens with sliding partitions.

Unique Kitchen Islands

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