Shelley Hunt and her partner, Peter Verge, live in separate suites with their combined five kids from previous relationships.
The Christmas cactus prefers a little humidity — unlike other cacti and succulents —as well as bright, indirect sunlight.
Propagate succulents in the early spring using either leaves, cuttings, or offsets. Keep them in a well-draining pot with good soil.
Inside the ACE Family's new luxury mansion which they showed off after their last $10 million home was foreclosed on
On December 10, Austin and Catherine McBroom from the ACE Family revealed their luxury mansion after their previous LA home was foreclosed on.
The key to thawing frozen pipes is consistent gentle heat. Use a space heater or hairdryer but never an open flame. When in doubt, call a plumber.
Inspired by 'The Holiday,' TikTokers are posting tours of their dreamy homes and asking people to swap houses with them
Grace Gagnon told Insider about how she started the trend after posting a video as a joke to see if anyone would swap homes à la "The Holiday."
These professionals know how to improve any exterior surface of a backyard, from the grounds to the siding of houses.
I was skeptical about spending 2 nights in a 250-square-foot tiny home that's half the size of my NYC apartment, but now I think I could live in one
The author thought tiny homes were just for minimalists. But after staying in one, she realized they can be full of character with some clever design.
Gently heating the wax with an iron or hairdryer turns it back to a liquid that can be soaked up by paper towels. That's all there is to it.
ZZ plants are low-maintenance houseplants. They only need to be watered when their soil is dry, and they can tolerate indirect light conditions.
Choose a variety of flowers and greenery of different sizes and lengths to add visual interest to your arrangement.
A town in Japan wants to eliminate all of its waste, so it built a stunning recycling center out of trash
The building was constructed out of remnant wood, 700 donated windows, and unwanted objects like plastic containers from a shiitake mushroom factory.
From "coffin homes" in Hong Kong to micro apartments in the US and Europe, here are what tiny homes and living spaces look like around the world.
From open-floor plans to wallpaper, interior designers weighed in on home trends that would stick around in 2022 and ones that would go out of favor.
I toured 4 apartments around $2,000 in Austin to see how they compared to my apartment in New York City, and I might be moving
An Insider reporter who lives in New York City toured $2,000-a-month apartments in Austin, Texas, to see how the two cities compared in value.
Interior designers hope people stop putting accent walls, rooms inspired by the '80s and '90s, and maximalist decor in their homes.
Poinsettias are wildly popular around the holidays. If you're gifted one or want to liven up your home with a seasonal plant, here's how to care for it.
Staying in a tiny house taught me that small spaces get messy fast and that your entire home will smell like the last thing you cooked.
Covering plants with sheets is the most effective way to guard a garden from frost, but you can also try water jugs, fans, or cloches.
Celebrities like Kelly Clarkson, Tom Cruise, Justin Bieber, and Tim McGraw all sold homes in 2021 ranging from $2 million to a whopping $39 million.
A potted Christmas tree should only spend two to three weeks inside and must be gently acclimated to indoor temperatures.
If your shirt gets splattered with cooking oil or even motor oil, it's not doomed to the trash. Act quickly and soak up the stain with baking soda.
If your Christmas lights aren't working, you may have tripped a circuit breaker. Or, try changing the fuse and checking for broken or missing bulbs.
Silver will tarnish over time, but you don't have to turn to harsh cleaners to get it sparkling again. Baking soda and aluminum foil will do the trick.
Pre-lit Christmas trees will save you the hassle of having to string a tree with lights every year. Here are the best pre-lit Christmas trees in 2021.
Insider spoke to interior-design experts about the home-decor trends that will be popular in 2022, including modern neutrals and antique furniture.
People living in school buses, yurts, and even tents make their homes as comfortable and as aesthetically pleasing as possible.
A real estate broker gives a tour inside a $27,750,000 luxury apartment at 111 W 57th Street in New York City.
Croton plants are colorful and relatively low-maintenance. They thrive in high humidity and bright, direct sunlight, so keep them near a window.
Mildew growth is surface-level, so it's easy to get rid of with vinegar or bleach. Mold penetrates deeper into a surface, so it's harder to remove.
A stained soleplate can transfer brown stains to your clothes, and a clogged or dirty water reservoir can prevent your iron from working properly.
Celebrity stylist and personal shopper Amanda Sanders told Insider the most coveted gifts this holiday season.
These single-family homes near cities like New York, Tampa, Chicago, and Houston are all over 1,400 square feet, but how much do you think they cost?
Fiona Mills, a former hoarding technician with Spaulding Decon, shared her go-to tips for cleaning that largest — and grossest — messes.
There are three likely culprits that can cause a toilet to run continuously — the float, flapper, or fill valve. Luckily, each is easy to replace.
I toured a Miami apartment to see how it compared to my NYC apartment, and I'm still daydreaming about the extra bathroom and outdoor space
Insider's reporter is still haunted by the $1,700 Miami apartment she saw that's twice as big as her NYC rental but the same cost.
Anthuriums are known for their colorful waxy spathes that look like flowers. This tropical plant prefers plenty of humidity and bright indirect light.
The US Forest Service provides a simple way for people to apply for a Christmas tree cutting permit. It's affordable and makes for a great family memory.
Due to a legal quirk when the property was sold, Prince Charles retains the right to go fishing at Brimptsmead Estate if he gives 24 hours' notice.
A couple converted a 280-square-foot, double-decker bus from London into a tiny home. Take a look inside.
The bus's huge wheel wells and crumbling staircase made this a tough renovation, but $32,000 and five weeks later, it looks totally different inside.
Choosing the right curtains makes a room feel taller and adds a sense of completion to a space. Hang them so they just kiss the floor.
UV rays cause headlights to yellow or fog up over time. Scrubbing away dirt and damage will help restore them so light can better shine through.
These owners showed the creative ways they store their belongings, from outdoor closets to Murphy beds.
While it may take some planning and calling in a friend for help, mounting a TV to the wall can help declutter and enhance the look of a space.
Use dish soap or vinegar to clean any stainless-steel appliance. Add an extra bit of shine by applying some club soda.
Simple things such as driving a bit slower, cleaning out your trunk, and making sure your tire pressure is right can do wonders for your gas mileage.
I spent 2 nights in a 212-square-foot tiny home. Here are 6 genius storage hacks I'm stealing for my 1,200-square-foot house.
From repurposed shoe cabinets to under-shelf storage, the author took away six clever storage hacks to incorporate in her own small home.
The sound and frequency of a smoke detector's beeping helps indicate what the problem is, from a false alarm to needing a new device altogether.
Caulking a bathroom or windows is one of the easiest DIY projects, as long as you know how to use a caulk gun. It's a very simple tool to learn.
2 sisters bought matching tiny homes for $75,000 each, and now they're neighbors in a tiny-home village in Florida
From the outside, sisters Alexis and Ashley's blue, 325-square-foot tiny homes look nearly identical. But inside of their homes is a different story.