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Ask a Pro Q&A: Remodeling an Older Home

Ask a Pro Q&A: Remodeling an Older Home

Last week we discussed reader Kimberly D.’s concerns about buying an old home that might need a lot of repairs. Kimberly came back this week with a follow-up question about remodeling plans for this house. Let’s see what Dream Team member and interior design pro Jennifer Adams has to say on the subject!   Q: We are looking to

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Ask a Pro Q&A: Buying an Older Home

Ask a Pro Q&A: Buying an Older Home

Welcome to another installment of Ask a Pro! Today we are talking to Karlton Utter, Director of Learning at Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, about how to determine the price of older or historic homes. Q: We are looking to buy a property built in 1925 that needs extensive

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Ask a Pro Q&A: Turning a Basement into an Entertainment Room

Ask a Pro Q&A: Turning a Basement into an Entertainment Room

Welcome to another installment of Ask a Pro! Today Dream Team member and interior design pro Jennifer Adams discusses how to turn a basement room into an entertaining space that can be enjoyed by the whole family! Q: I have a family room in the basement that measures 13ft x 22ft. I

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Ask a Pro Q&A: Building Your Own Home

Ask a Pro Q&A: Building Your Own Home

Welcome to another installment of Ask a Pro! Today we are talking to Design pro and Casa Latina’s home improvement expert Marlene Pratt about what’s involved when planning to build your own home. Q: Hola mi nombre es Wendy R. mi pregunta es cuanto me cuesta contruir una casa de

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Ask a Pro Q&A: Townhouse Backyard Makeover

Ask a Pro Q&A: Townhouse Backyard Makeover

Welcome to another installment of Ask a Pro! Today Dream Team member and outdoor design expert Carson Arthur shows us how to transform a small townhouse backyard to a cozy space for dining and entertaining!   Q: How would you set up a small townhouse backyard that is approximately 16

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Ask a Pro Q&A: Furniture Arrangement in a High-Traffic Room

Ask a Pro Q&A: Furniture Arrangement in a High-Traffic Room

Welcome to another installment of Ask a Pro! Today Dream Team member and interior design pro Jennifer Adams advises a reader on how to arrange furniture in a high-traffic room. Q: My question is about how to arrange furniture in a room where people have to walk through the middle

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Ask a Pro Q&A: Treating Dirty Grout

Ask a Pro Q&A: Treating Dirty Grout

Welcome to another installment of Ask a Pro! Today we are talking to Dream Team member and interior design pro Jennifer Adams about the best way to treat dirty grout.   Q: I am at my wits end with the dirty grout on my floor tile. Have tried commercial product cleaners

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Ask a Pro Q&A: Dinner Table Dress-Up

Ask a Pro Q&A: Dinner Table Dress-Up

Welcome to another installment of Ask a Pro! Today we are talking to Dream Team member and Lifestyle expert Carolina Buia about finding the right placemats to dress up your dinner table! Q: I have been trying to find placemats for my table and cannot.  Are they still in fashion?  Where

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Ask a Pro Q&A: Choosing a Table Setting That Lasts Beyond The Holidays

Ask a Pro Q&A: Choosing a Table Setting That Lasts Beyond The Holidays

Welcome to another installment of Ask a Pro! Today we are talking to Dream Team member and interior design pro Jennifer Adams about creating a table setting that lasts beyond the holidays!   Q: I have Noritake Platinum edged white dinnerware. What color placemats or tablecloth would be best to use with

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Ask a Pro Q&A: Potted Plants

Ask a Pro Q&A: Potted Plants

Welcome to another installment of Ask a Pro! We’ll talk to Dream Team member and outdoor design expert Carson Arthur about potted trees and the right time to plant. Q: Is it now the right time to plant no matter I have to use pots? Can we plant all kind

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