Renovating Design Trends in Los Angeles

From efficient ADUs to spa-like bathrooms, home interior design in Los Angeles points to simplicity, utility, and going traditional Above) Sweeten renovators and actor Jaime Ray Newman and Guy Nattiv’s

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Insider Q&A with Landscape Contractor Jenn Nawada and Moderator Chris Ermides (October 28, 2021)

> In order to view these Q&As, you must have access to YouTube or belong to our private Facebook group just for Insiders. You will need to provide your member

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2021 Cottage Community: Finishing Touches | Ep. 3

> Host Chris Ermides is back at the Idea House, where the finishing work is well underway. From bathroom tiles to kitchen countertops, from built-in workspaces to scenic screen porches—here’s

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My Sweeten Story: A Slow-Brewing Remodel Speeds Up in Queens

remodel in a Jackson Heights co-op delivers an open floor plan, kitchen peninsula, and spa bathroom “After” photos by Kate Glicksberg for Sweeten Homeowners: Dia, a personal trainer, and Alex, a

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How to Soundproof a Door

> Jared Kuzia How can you stop—or at least reduce— noise coming from outside a room? Fortunately, there are a few easy ways to soundproof an interior door, and we’ll

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6 things you should know about smart home technology

You may have heard of a ‘smart home’ but what exactly can it do for you? Getting the right smart home tech and using it effectively can make your home

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How to Fill a Hole in a Brick Wall

> We show you how to fill a hole in a brick wall with mortar, matching bricks, and tools you can rent. Since it’s such a small repair, it may

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How to Reimagine a Historic Landscape Design

> Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada uses an historic landscape design from a protégé of Frederick Law Olmsted as inspiration to transform an overgrown backyard. Steps for

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How To Repair a Chain Link Fence

> iStock Chain link fences aren’t always pretty, but they are tough. In fact, there are generally only a few ways they can fail. Learn how to repair a chain

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How to Wrap Up a Job Successfully

Communication is key to a happy client, a good review, and building goodwill What makes a job a success? A happy client—and ideally, a great review and great portfolio pictures,

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