Inside the Innovation House

We pulled out all the stops to bring the latest home tech features to our Innovation Home. See the 16 coolest things from the home and be amazed by how smart one home can be.

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Bathroom Countertop Ideas

Good-looking countertops -- whether made of marble, limestone, or concrete -- create high-functioning bathrooms that spill over with style. These popular countertop materials are sure to inspire a bathroom remodel.

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Find Your Dream Backyard

Whether you dream of sunning by a state-of-the-art pool or strolling through a simple cottage garden, there's an outdoor oasis with your name written all over it. Take this quiz to find out where you really belong.

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DIY Patio Ideas

Want to boost the beauty and usefulness of your outdoor spaces? Put one of these inspiring DIY patio ideas to work in your landscape.

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Easy Fireplace Upgrades

Does your fireplace need a facelift? Check out these 20 ideas for updating your fireplace with easy-to-apply embellishments and simple-to-make constructions.

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8 Cutting-Edge Exterior Features

The wow-factor of the Innovation Home starts with great curb appeal. See the eight things that make the home's exterior stand out.

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Budget Curb Appeal

Be the best home on the block for less. These budget curb appeal updates will show you how.

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Choosing the right professional is half the battle in home improvement. If you're not a savvy do-it-yourselfer, a remodeling expert -- or a team of local professionals -- can save you time and money on your home improvement projects. Get insider advice from expert builders, remodelers, and contractors on how to start your next home improvement project and stay sane during the building and remodeling process. A little professional advice can go a long way in helping your home updates stay on track. Remember, renewing your home doesn't have to break the bank or take over your schedule; small, affordable changes can make a big difference. Simplify your life starting at home with easy, low-maintenance projects that can be done on a budget. Our expert home improvement tips and advice will help you decide between doing a project yourself and hiring an expert, when to save and splurge, and how to find professionals in your area. Watch our home improvement videos for the latest in home trends, design ideas, project help, remodeling plans, materials, and more. Find answers to your home improvement and remodeling questions with our expert advice.

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