Ready for Sweetening: Fort Greene Apartment

Here’s a space that needs some sweetening. This one bedroom prewar apartment is on Clinton Avenue in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The building is located brilliantly, on a lovely residential block

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Sweetening the Layout: Fort Greene Apartment

Since none of the finishes or fixtures in the apartment are worth saving and the layout is somewhat awkward, without a real kitchen or closet space, the best strategy is

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My contractor asked for a 33% deposit—is this normal?

Providing deposits for contractors is a crucial—and normal—step in starting a renovation Short answer: Yes. But there are exceptions, and your contractor may have some flexibility. Below, Sweeten outlines the

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Remodeling with the Family in Mind

Whether done in houses or co-ops, kitchen renovations for families make life easier “After” photos by Kate Glicksberg for Sweeten When you have young children, you realize quickly what does

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A Garage Remodel Turns Art Studio in Connecticut

Connecticut garage renovation creates a ceramic studio to slow down busy city life “After” photos by Nicki Chavoya for Sweeten Homeowners: Samantha and Justin posted their Connecticut garage renovation on SweetenWhere:

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Renovating with Heat and Water Conservation in Los Angeles

Remodeling? Consider these modern methods to improve your L.A. home’s heating and cooling Renovating a house in L.A.’s extreme climate requires special measures. Heat is intense during the summer and

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Ways to Watch ‘This Old House’ and ‘Ask This Old House’ Full Episodes

> Find full episodes of This Old House and Ask This Old House on the TV or digital platform of your choice Watch on TV PBS– New episodes generally premiere

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Making Progress on the Concord Country Cape Project

> Progress is underway at Season 43’s Concord Country Cape project. Read on to learn about the latest updates from the site. Megan and Lincoln Pasquina and their young son

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7 Fun (and Easy) Fall Porch Decor Ideas

> Juliette Wade/GAP Photos Welcome fall and your guests with these seasonal decorating ideas that make a colorful impression. Nothing speaks fall more than colorful mums, pumpkins, and corn shocks.

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How to Restore a Colonial-Era Beehive Oven

> Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough explains the history and function of Colonial-era beehive ovens and then restores one in a house built in 1750. Steps for restoring

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