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Ask a Pro Q&A: Is Black Paint Too Dark for Walls?

Ask a Pro Q&A: Is Black Paint Too Dark for Walls?

One reader is ready for a makeover, but how drastic is too drastic? Dream Team member and interior design expert Jennifer Adams comes to the rescue and shows her the light when it comes to painting a wall black! Q. Is black too dark for a wall color? -Lyn W. A. It

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Ask a Pro Q&A: How to Redecorate Heavy 1970s Decor

Ask a Pro Q&A: How to Redecorate Heavy 1970s Decor

This week’s installment of Ask a Pro is a blast from the past! One reader is curious how she can transform her dated 1970s decor into something more modern. Find out what Dream Team member and interior design expert Jennifer Adams has to say below. Q: I live in a

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Ask a Pro Q&A: Storing Winter Clothes During the Summer

Ask a Pro Q&A: Storing Winter Clothes During the Summer

Summer is in full swing, which means we can officially pack up those big winter coats, sweaters, and boots! But how do you keep your winter necessities and everyday clothes ready to use at the first snowflake? This week on Ask a Pro, Dream Team member and lifestyle pro Carolina Buia

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Ask a Pro Q&A: Are Lobelia Plants Poisonous?

Ask a Pro Q&A: Are Lobelia Plants Poisonous?

The blue flowering plant looks beautiful, but could it be poisonous? On this week’s installment of Ask a Pro, Dream Team member and Outdoor Design expert Carson Arthur talks about the controversial Lobelia plant and if it’s safe to have in your home. Q: I bought some plants at the store today. I

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Ask a Pro Q&A: How to Find a Rent-to-Own Home

Ask a Pro Q&A: How to Find a Rent-to-Own Home

Some people are renters, some people are buyers, and some fall right in between! On this week’s installment of Ask A Pro, our Real Estate pro Karlton Utter, Senior Director of Learning Technologies and Solutions at Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, explains how to begin the process of finding a

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Ask a Pro Q&A: How To Landscape a Round, Fiberglass Home

Ask a Pro Q&A: How To Landscape a Round, Fiberglass Home

This week on Ask a Pro, Dream Team member and Outdoor Design expert Carson Arthur shares the landscaping possibilities for a round lake home! Q: I’m in the process of purchasing a round, fiberglass lake home that was built in 1974. I have some safety concerns about the fiberglass. Also, some

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Ask a Pro Q&A: Treating Weeds without Killing Flowers

Ask a Pro Q&A: Treating Weeds without Killing Flowers

Never ruin your flowerbed again! On this installment of Ask a Pro, Dream Team member and Outdoor Design expert Carson Arthur reveals his trick to get rid of the weeds without killing your flowers! Q: There are weeds in my flowerbed and I would like to know how to eliminate them, without

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Ask a Pro Q&A: Getting Started with a Backyard Makeover

Ask a Pro Q&A: Getting Started with a Backyard Makeover

Want to makeover your backyard but not sure where to start? In this week’s installment of Ask a Pro, we’re chatting with Dream Team member and outdoor design expert Carson Arthur about taking the first step to achieve a beautiful and organized backyard. Q: Our yard feels so disorganized. How can we easily and cheaply help it?

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Ask a Pro Q&A: Staging Small Bedrooms for Sale

Ask a Pro Q&A: Staging Small Bedrooms for Sale

Welcome to another installment of Ask a Pro! Today Dream Team member and interior design expert Jennifer Adams shares her staging tips and tricks for making small bedrooms appear larger. Q: My niece is selling her home. Buyer feedback is, the bedrooms are small. There are four bedrooms. Two are empty. The other 2

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Ask a Pro Q&A: Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

Ask a Pro Q&A: Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

Welcome to another installment of Ask a Pro! Today Dream Team member and lifestyle expert Carolina Buia advises a reader on how to choose the best energy efficient light bulbs. Q: I am interested in finding out what is the most efficient light bulb to use for lights that are frequently cut on

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