Thursday, August 28, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Home & Design

There’s good news for everyone who let summer slip away and failed to make it to the hammock-filled, nationally renowned Spruce Street Harbor Park.
The recent earthquake in Northern California is another reminder to prepare for any natural disaster. Whether it be preparing for an earthquake, hurricane, tornado, or snowstorm, here are basic suggestions for what to keep in your disaster supply kit.
After doing a bit of research on how to launder dry cleaning at home, we came across this smart idea on Pinterest for making your own dry cleaning sheets that refresh and clean your clothes. But instead of reusing a dry cleaning bag that comes with an at-home kit, we decided to put a bit of a spin on things, making it so much easier to refresh your dry-clean-only clothing.
In desperate need of more room to stash your stuff? You’re not alone. Approximately half of home improvement projects in the US focus on increasing available...
Sometimes it’s impossible to ignore the fact that you have a water leak in your home’s plumbing system. A torrent gushing from a burst pipe is an obvious...
Q: Our ranch-style house is in a great location with amazing schools, but the kitchen is horrible and there is no master suite - just three bedrooms and a bath and a half. Our yard is pretty big, but I don't know if it would be cheaper to expand into the yard, build a second story, or simply look for a house that would better suit our growing family. Should we remodel or move, or would we have to do all this to even sell it?
Melissa Palmer has already lived a creative life as a master gardener, master beekeeper, hand-spinner of wool, and farmer who has raised sheep, chickens, quail, donkeys, and a goose named Greg.
Bathrooms.com and Choccywoccydoodah collaborated to create a 100 percent Belgian chocolate bathroom.
The plan for Dilworth Plaza - to be renamed Dilworth Park - is really two projects rolled into one. At street level, the goal is to create a welcoming civic space where office workers, tourists, and residents can relax in the shadow of City Hall. Down below will be a big, new waiting room for subway riders.
Plant radish seeds now for fall crop. Radish is a very easy edible root crop to grow. It's not only one of the first vegetables to emerge in the spring, but by planting seeds by Labor Day, it can extend the veggie garden season. If you don't have leftover
Organizing is the “in” thing as we all try to make our lives greener and simpler. And the first place we generally look to improve is the...
 
How to find – and use – hidden storage space