A whopping 70 percent of household sockets in the U.S. are still harboring outdated, inefficient light bulbs. Energy Star offers insight on how to easily switch them out with energy-saving models while minding your lumens and your watts.
In California, the more killowatts the merrier when it comes to a solar-equipped home's resale premium. But as a new study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory discovers, there's also significant photovoltaic ageism at play.
If there ever was a time to embrace your inner horse person, 2014 would be year to do it. Trot into the Year of the Horse armed with a few tasteful, equestrian-friendly decorative accents and home accessories.
Our picks for new and upcoming book releases include a little something for everyone: Modern homesteaders, DIY decorators, seed swappers, tiny house enthusiasts and stain-obsessed neatniks with a sense of humor.
Join us as we trek across the globe from Sweden to Sonoma County for a glimpse at 12 pint-sized dwellings (and one souped-up dumpster) that amazed, inspired and intrigued us in a big way this past year.
Looking for a solid 45 minute escape from the relatives? Here's the perfect chance to duck out and revisit/reflect on some of the most intriguing and inspiring MNN home and garden stories published this past year.
According to Osram Sylvania's 6th annual Socket Survey, not too many folks realize that 40W and 60W incandescent bulbs will go bye-bye come Jan 1. And a sizable number of those who do plan on stockpiling old bulbs.
In the event that residents living in the squeaky clean Norwegian capital somehow forget what's kosher to flush down the toilet, they needn't look much further than hard-to-miss manhole covers for a quick reminder.
Heavy on bird talk — "They see the world from a different perspective, one to which all real travelers aspire" — and hand-clappy indie folk, Airbnb'new ad campaign showcases 50 remarkable birdhouses modeled after 50 remarkable real-life listings.