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How to Remove Wallpaper

Wallpaper removal is relatively simple with some elbow grease and a few household items.

The Best Places to Buy Wallpaper Online

Shop our go-to online wallpaper sources for every style and budget.

How to Repair Cracks and Holes in Drywall

Learn six ways to make the repair depending on the size, type and place of the damage.

The Latest on Walls

Spackle vs. Joint Compound: What's the Difference? Nov 2, 2023

Wait a second — spackle and joint compound aren't the same thing? Though they seem similar, spackle and joint compound serve compl …

Porcelain vs. Ceramic Tile Apr 6, 2023

By: Mina Hochberg and John Riha

Ceramic and porcelain tiles share many similarities, but they also have noteworthy differences. Learn the pros and cons of each ma …

You'll Wonder How You Ever Lived Without These Handy Touch-Up Tools Jan 26, 2023

Retouching paint on walls and refreshing wood furniture and flooring is much easier with these clever touch-up products for your h …

The Best Stud Finders of 2023 for Every Budget and Need Jan 11, 2023

Protect your walls and wall art with these top-rated tools.

Exuberant 1875 Maximalist Mansion Juxtaposes Old and New Design Styles 17 Photos

This historic Italianate-style mansion features mirrored walls, crushed velvet sofas, matte black home bar, gold drapes, an all-wh …

Rustic Meets Contemporary Eat-In Kitchen 6 Photos

This warm and welcoming kitchen is filled with contemporary and rustic elements like the shiplapped ceiling, barn door cabinets an …

How to Remove Drywall Anchors Jun 22, 2022

Wall anchors can be tricky to get out of a wall. Follow these tips to reduce damage and repair unsightly holes.

House Party: Tour This Brooklyn Creator's Pop Culture-Curated Loft 21 Photos

Loft living doesn't have to be basic or boring. Every square inch of New York publicist and creator Julian Thomas's bachelor pad i …

How to Paint Over Wood Wall Paneling Oct 26, 2021

By: Chip Wade

No need to tear down that dingy 1970s paneling. Learn how to fill in the grooves and cover with a fresh coat of paint.

How to Find Wall Studs With or Without a Stud Finder Oct 19, 2022

Finding wall studs doesn't have to be a guessing game. If you're hanging something heavy on the wall, follow these best practices …

Spruce Up Your Dorm Room Walls With These Affordable Decor Ideas Jul 26, 2021

Add a little personality and inspiration to your dorm room (or home office!) walls with prints, peel-and-stick wallpaper, tapestri …

Top 10 Ways to Paint Like a Pro Jan 4, 2023

By: Karin Beuerlein

For a professional-looking paint job, do what the experts do.

Serene Georgetown Courtyard Garden 18 Photos

Framed with boxwood hedges and stately retaining walls, this hidden-away outdoor space is an escape in the middle of bustling Wash …

Make Faux Boxwood Wall Art Jan 25, 2021

Need help transforming a blank wall? Just head to the garden center.

20 Decorative Wall Paneling Ideas to Try in Every Room 20 Photos

No hate on traditional wainscoting, but there’s so much more in the world of wall paneling. Check out our favorite designs, from 3 …

How to Build Finished Walls in a Basement Nov 4, 2022

Looking to finish your basement and turn it into extra living space? Learn the steps and costs needed to turn cinderblock walls in …

20 Dining Room Wall Decor Ideas 20 Photos

Sure, the table and chairs are most important. But don’t forget the walls when styling a dining room. If you’re looking to refresh …

Beautiful Blue Living Rooms for Any Style 20 Photos

These living rooms dazzle in blue across all design styles. Find your next design inspiration from these beautiful blue spaces.

How to Hang Drywall Aug 20, 2020

Hanging drywall may sound complicated, but that doesn't have to be the case. Follow these step-by-step instructions and your insta …

How to Repair Drywall Aug 10, 2022

A well-placed piece of art may be the quickest way to disguise a hole in your wall. But for a professional fix, follow our tips on …

How to Repair Cracks and Holes in Drywall Apr 28, 2020

Drywall damage can range from small cracks to large holes, but most repairs are easy and inexpensive to fix. We have six different …

The Coolest Wall Decals for Kids' Rooms 33 Photos

Removable wall decals and stickers are a fun way to add interest to kids' rooms. Check out the trend's latest designs and innovati …

Upcycled Wine Cork Board Mar 10, 2020

Start saving up your wine corks to make this simple recycled memo board.

DIY Recycled Wall Decor Crafts Jan 22, 2020

Save major money on wall decor by getting creative and crafty with common items from your recycling bin.

Can I Cover Brick With Stone? Jul 16, 2019

Roll up your sleeves and get ready for a good DIY project. Learn more about the various ways to can resurface brick in your home w …

How Much of a Load-Bearing Wall Can Be Removed? Jul 16, 2019

Plan carefully and feel at ease making major changes to the footprint of your home.

Waterside Retreat: Oceanside Pool With Vanishing Edges 13 Photos

Instead of a traditional wood fence, the landscape designers at Conte & Conte LLC used glass walls to open this patio in Westchest …

Rustic-Modern DIY Plant Wall Feb 28, 2019

Bring a blank wall to life in a few simple steps.

How to Paint Stunning Wall Stripes Oct 11, 2018

Give your walls the character they crave.

12 Wood-Paneled Walls That Are Anything But Dated 12 Photos

Now that we're the proud owners of The Brady Bunch house, we've got the skinny on '70s style -- and we're happy to report that woo …

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