Product & Finishes

Top Ten Home Trends for 2017

From more voice control to smaller home designs, Boyce reports on what's hot this year.

Bargain Home Products at Habitat for Humanity's Restores

David visits Habitat for Humanity's ReStore to see what home products are currently available and discovers some bargains.

Manufactured Veneer Stone and Brick

Faux stone has improved -- here's what you need to know.

Tent Cabins

Tent cabins provide a quick way to live on your land -- Joyanna explores the options now available.

Think Outside the Planter Box

What's available in artful containers for your deck, patio, or porch.

Permeable Landscape Choices

Choices in easy eco-friendly patio surfaces range from decomposed granite to recycled rubber.

Online Room Visualizers

Some especially useful online tools for visualizing colors and patterns on the walls and floors of your new home.

Concrete Advice from an Expert

What you need to know about concrete for counters and floors.

Inspired by Mid-Century Modern

Today's designers are offering new twists on the Mid-Century Modern esthetic.

Fiber Cement Siding

This durable option comes in as many siding styles as wood.

A Primer On Screens

Contractor David Jacknin explains what's available in screening for an insect-free porch.

New Furniture for Your Patio, Porch, or Deck

Lydia discovers 8 fresh furniture finds for outdoor living.