Home 2022-08-25T08:30:00Z

A British art dealer spent 15 years building a boathouse that looks like a medieval castle. Now he's selling it for $5.8 million — take a look inside.

David Southwick told Insider that he designed the five-story boathouse on the River Dart in Devon, England.
Home 2022-08-19T19:21:17Z

Shopping for a rug online can be overwhelming. I've found RugsUSA is the easiest site to navigate and has lots of affordable options.

RugsUSA has a vast selection of rugs in a range of style and colors to fit any decor and budget. We were impressed by how affordable they are.
Home 2022-08-17T18:07:48Z

I'm a veteran DIYer and these are the 12 best rental-friendly hacks to upgrade your apartment and still get your security deposit back

Renters often feel limited when it comes to customizing their apartment or house. A DIYer shared their favorite apartment-decorating and upgrade hacks.
Lifestyle 2022-08-16T13:52:37Z

Interior designers reveal 13 things in your bathroom to get rid of

According to experts, things like counter clutter, multiple bath mats, and air fresheners should be removed to make the room look and feel better.
Celebrity 2022-08-15T19:21:46Z

The woman whose home was destroyed in Anne Heche's fatal car crash reacts to news of the actress' death: 'I'm sending love to everybody involved'

Lynne Mishele posted a video message reacting to the death of Anne Heche. Her Mar Vista home was destroyed by the car crash that killed the actress.
Home 2022-08-12T18:54:52Z

The Thuma bed frame is made for people like me who hate assembling furniture. It took me 30 minutes and required zero tools.

If you're looking to invest in a high-quality bed frame, we recommend Thuma's solid wood design. The interlocking platform frame is easy to assemble.
Lifestyle 2022-08-09T13:11:00Z

Interior designers share the 10 biggest mistakes people make when decorating a living room

From incorrect couch placement to rugs that are the wrong size, here are some common design mishaps you could be making in your home.
Home 2022-08-08T19:10:26Z

The 9 best places to buy a couch, whether your budget is $500 or $5,000

We talked to interior designers about what makes a great couch. Here's where you can find the best couches and sofas, no matter your budget.
Home 2022-08-08T16:44:17Z

The 4 best clothes drying racks for silk, wool, and the rest of your wardrobe

Drying racks are an easy, low-maintenance way to dry and protect clothing. These are the four best drying racks you can buy in 2022.
Lifestyle 2022-08-05T08:26:00Z

I'm a drummer living in a tiny New York City apartment. Here's how I fit 2 adults, 1 dog, and a drum kit in my 500-square-foot apartment.

Drum kits usually take up 20 square feet of space, but in her tiny apartment, Insider's reporter used storage hacks and a smaller kit to save space.
Home 2022-08-01T20:22:41Z

The 17 best cleaning products for every inch of your house, from your oven to your bathroom floors

We've tested dozens of cleaning products for our buying guides, from mops to vacuums. These are the best for cleaning every room in your home.
Home 2022-07-28T21:58:34Z

16 tools homeowners and renters should have on hand for basic repairs and home projects

There are tools every homeowner should have. Essentials like a stud finder, drywall kit, and cordless drill are some of our tool kit recommendations.
Home 2022-07-23T12:14:00Z

A New Yorker transformed her childhood home into the chic apartment of her dreams

Hattie Kolp shared before-and-after photos of her DIY renovations to her rent-stabilized apartment in New York City.
Home 2022-07-21T21:30:18Z

This ultra-energy-efficient air conditioner has excellent cooling power and helps keep my electricity bill down

This LG air conditioner is one of the most energy-efficient options. Its impressive cooling power makes it a great choice for large rooms.
Home 2022-07-10T13:30:30Z

A DIY TikToker who flipped a free pair of nightstands for $275 using popsicle sticks and paint shares how you can turn trash into treasure

25-year-old Hannah Way talked to Insider about the triumphs and challenges of her nightstand flip — including a popsicle stick pattern gone wrong.
Lifestyle 2022-07-04T12:32:00Z

Interior designers share 12 popular decorating trends that are a waste of money

From colorful appliances to wicker furniture pieces, there are some popular design fads that you shouldn't waste your money on, according to the pros.
2022-07-01T20:07:00Z

Creating faux marble walls with Venetian plaster

SherDecor is an interior-design business in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, that specializes in creating marble-like walls using Venetian plaster.
2022-07-01T19:53:00Z

How an algae-infested koi fish pond is deep cleaned

Sam Bates, a koi pond specialist at Grass Roots Pond and Garden, walks us through how he deep cleans an algae-infested koi fish pond.
2022-07-01T17:13:00Z

How a wedding-venue designer restores a bank's 114-year-old floor tiles

Kate Dear, the CEO of Fêtewell, is a wedding-venue designer who restored 114-year-old tile floors in a bank that's been closed since 2015.
Home 2022-06-29T20:56:06Z

17 useful products that make working from home more comfortable and productive

Whether working from home or the office, these are the desk accessories we swear by to help us stay focused and comfortable.
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