Home Improvement

Easy Home Makeovers
 

Refresh your entire house on a budget. Use our DIY tricks and stylish solutions for making easy upgrades that’ll give your home a brand new look.

What Living Near a Trader Joe’s or a Whole Foods Will Do for Your Home

Good news if you already live near one. Bad news if you’re looking to move close to one.

How to Refresh Your Home in the New Year on a Budget

Eager to give your space a New Year’s makeover—without blowing your budget? These easy expert tips promise to bring new life to your home.

8 Wintry White Home Accessories

Paint company Benjamin Moore revealed their own color of the year for 2016, Simply White. Taking a cue from this paint pick, we decided to create a roundup of decorative accessories in the same hue, perfect for the winter season.

The Most-Talked About Organization Book is Set to Become a TV Show

Marie Kondo’s bestselling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, is getting the sitcom treatment.

What’s Worth More: Your Money or Your Time?

To save one, you often have to spend the other. (And you never seem to have enough of either, do you?) Here’s how to make the right call.

Easy Ways to Go Green

Whether it’s recycling or turning off the water, create a healthier home with these easy tips.

Painting Supplies Checklist

Everything you need for a problem-free paint job: Get ready to roll. 

8 Things to Know Before You Renovate Your House

Want some insider advice on updating and upgrading your home? Real Simple asked readers what they wish they had known before—or would have done differently with—their renos.