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There’s no place like home—especially when it’s in tip-top shape. We’ve rounded up the best cleaning and organizing tricks, affordable decor ideas, DIY hacks, and more. Warning: Once you’ve got everything just the way you want it, you may never want to leave!

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19 Things Your Landscaper Won’t Tell You

Add as much as 15% to your home's value with these expert landscaping tips.

9 Things You’re Better Off Tossing and Replacing When You Move

Packing is hard enough. Lighten your load by ditching these nine items for a fresh start in your new home.

I Turned Cleaning into a Game—and Now My Kids Love Helping Out

The author found a creative way to trick her children into helping out with household chores and make cleaning fun...

FINALLY: A Simple Trick That Will Keep You from Killing Your Houseplants

You'll wonder why you've haven't tried this shortcut before!

The 16 Best IKEA Furniture Hacks You’ll Want to DIY Immediately

Cheap IKEA pieces make a good base, but a few updates make them look like they're from an expensive boutique....

11 Things House Guests Notice—and 10 Things You Don’t Have to Worry About

Time is precious, especially when you're getting ready for house guests to arrive. Here’s what experts say you definitely...

10 Secrets to Create a Lovely Yard, According to Landscape Architects

Surprising tips from architects, landscapers, designers and more experts to create a soothing getaway right outside your front door

Attention Homeowners: These 14 Little Mistakes Make Your Yard Look Messy

Avoid these errors that make your outdoor spaces look unkempt.

18 Edible Flowers You Can Grow in Your Garden

These plants will help your garden look beautiful and make great additions to your favorite summer meals.

Planting Beautiful Window Boxes: 10 Simple Tips to Follow

Help your house look its best with these tricks for gorgeous window box planters.