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TEST This Is How the Property Brothers Really Feel About Open Shelving in Kitchens

The Scott brothers have strong opinions about the open shelving kitchen trend—here's why they're against it.

If You See a House with Two Front Doors, This Is What It Means

You're going to adore the possible explanations.


Everything I Wish I Knew Before I Designed My Kitchen Command Center

I wanted to get my family organized. The first step? Figuring out exactly what we needed from our kitchen command...


4 Kitchen Cabinet Organization Ideas That Will Transform Your Space

Whether you’re a novice organizer or a longtime neat-freak, these kitchen cabinet organization ideas from experts will get you in...


How to Clean Walls Before Painting Any Room in Your House

For professional-looking results, start your DIY painting project with clean walls. Here's what to do.

What Valentine’s Day Looked Like the Year You Were Born

You'll fall in love with this album of vintage Valentine's Day photos, starting with shots from the 1940s.


9 Things Professional Organizers Would Never Throw Out

It's OK to be creative with everything in your home. In fact, when organizing, it's encouraged.


18 Things Professional Organizers Never Buy

Don’t waste your money—or accidentally create more clutter. Here’s what you need to know to truly streamline your space.


Ina Garten Chose a Subtle Paint Color for Her Kitchen—Here’s the Reason It Makes ...

"If the room is like bright red, then you're aware of the room, you're not aware of what's in it,"...


This Is Why Southern Homes Have a “Joggling Board” on the Front Porch

These rocking benches have a rich history in South Carolina.


How to Clean Salt Off Your Wood and Laminate Floors

Winter boots making a mess? Here's how to clean salt off wood floors.



This Is Why Some Southern Houses Have a Porch Door, or “Hospitality Door”

In Charleston, South Carolina, "hospitality doors" helped neighbors know when to stop by.

How to Clean a Bathtub with Dish Soap and a Broom

This unusual method cuts right through soap scum.


The Best Glass Storage Containers You Need ASAP

It's time to make the switch from plastic to glass food storage containers. A professional chef explains why.


How to Put on a Duvet Cover

Once you learn how to put on a duvet cover with this simple trick, you'll never look back again!


What You Need to Know About the Discoloration of Stainless Steel Due to Heat

While it won't have any effect on your food, it can be unsightly and bothersome.


Here’s Why You Always Crave Ginger Ale on Airplanes

It’s strange that you always ask for ginger ale when on an airplane, but never when you’re on the ground....


5 Things You Never Knew About ‘Fixer Upper’—Until Today

The Fixer Upper show has all kinds of secrets!


This Mop and Bucket Set Has Over 87,000 5-Star Reviews on Amazon

Amazon shoppers are OBSESSED with how easy it makes cleaning floors.


If You See White Film on Glassware, This Is What It Means

Here's the simple science behind your cloudy glassware.


Can I Put Aluminum Foil Balls in the Dryer to Reduce Static?

Use aluminum foil for more than wrapping up leftovers. Put crumpled aluminum foil in the dryer to eliminate static!

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5 Heating Myths You Should Probably Avoid

We debunk some pretty common myths about what does and doesn't heat a house efficiently.


Does Hanging Pennies in a Bag of Water Really Keep Flies Away?

Not a fan of loose change? In the South, some people swear by using change in a bag of water...


People Are Obsessed With This Genius $12 KitchenAid Attachments Organizer

It clears clutter and keeps your best KitchenAid attachments within reach at all times.


This Is When to Replace Your Microwave’s Charcoal Filter

You probably don't even know about this hidden microwave part! But if your kitchen often smells like yesterday's dinner, it...


If You See Black Residue on Your Cast-Iron Skillet, This Is What It Means

The black residue on a cast-iron pan isn't harmful, but it's not appealing either. Here's how to clean it up.


4 Painting Tips You Need to Know, According to the Property Brothers

Drew and Jonathan Scott have four simple painting tips to make DIY projects less messy.