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How to Clean a Washing Machine and Stop Mold

When you clean a front load washer, you're not just removing lint and dust. You're fighting a battle against mold and mildew, not to mention the…

Elyse Moody

10 Wine Cabinet Ideas: Kitchen Island, Butler's Pantry & More

A wine cooler might seem like an indulgence if you’re not a connoisseur or collector. But these little appliances–along with their cousin, the beverage…

Elyse Moody

Kitchen Island Ideas to Maximize Your Space

A kitchen island is one of the big reasons people want to remodel. Having one gives you space to spread out while you’re cooking and…

Elyse Moody

Kitchen Remodel Peapack-Gladstone, New Jersey: How a Homeowner Built the Blue-and-White Kitchen of Her Dreams

Ruth Williams was waiting for just the right moment to renovate the 1979 kitchen in the Peapack-Gladstone, New Jersey, home she, her husband, and their college-age…

Elyse Moody

6 Ideas to Make a Small Laundry Room Work Better

Small laundry room? Big opportunities. When you’re working with a tiny space, you’ve got a chance to get creative and reach for design ideas…

Elyse Moody

6 Creative Ways to Design Your Laundry Room and Save Your Back

Laundry room design ideas come in all shapes and sizes—and heights. Simply stacking your washer and dryer, setting them atop matching pedestal drawers from the…

Elyse Moody

Maplewood, New Jersey Kitchen Remodel: How One Couple Got the English Country Look for Less

When Ryan and Tracy Flanagan purchased a nearly 100-year-old Tudor-style home in Maplewood, they knew the kitchen wouldn't make it for even another five. "The…

Jennifer Fernandez

How (and Why) to Use a Self Cleaning Oven

A self-cleaning oven is one of the great innovations of modern times. The very first self-cleaning ovens were introduced in 1963 by Thermador and were welcomed…

Sharon Franke

How to Remove Laundry Stains

Laundry stains are pretty much inevitable. That’s why a good washing machine has cycles specifically designed to lift them off clothes. Steam, extra rinse, hot…

Elyse Moody

Kitchen Remodel Morristown, New Jersey: How a Family Gave Their Ranch an Open Concept Kitchen

The kitchen may feel like the center of all our homes, even if it’s not usually situated in the actual center. But that’s exactly…

Jennifer Fernandez