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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Pergola, arbor, or trellis: Whatever your preference, these wonderful garden accents add vertical beauty and create practical places to train flowering vines. Plus, they can do so much more, including enclosing a space for privacy, defining an entryway, or adding garden character. Get started on your own garden structure with our inspired ideas, beginning with arbors. Make a design statement with an arbor made of metal, or use a wooden arch with special details to dress up a walkway to a garden. Many arbor, pergola, and trellis projects are easy to complete in a weekend; these five will help you solve a variety of problems in your yard. Many arbor, pergola, and trellis projects work well with other landscape elements, such as a trellis in combination with a fence or screen; look to these ideas to inspire your own project. Our pergola projects provide pointers on integrating both seating and plantings into your own structure. And consider the privacy potential of a pergola. Enclosed pergolas are a wonderful way to incorporate a secluded retreat in a backyard; use our gallery to decide how to include one in your outdoor space.

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