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A home buying checklist

Don MacAlister has a list of things to look for when buying a house…

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Gallery: Old wood is still good wood

Amanda Abrams talks to homeowners who have incorporated reclaimed wood into their decor.

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Read, and then throw away

A newly translated book says tidying your home is the catalyst to confidently leading a life with a clear mission.

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Fake fur makes it on to the dining table
November 28 2014 at 12:57

Jura Koncius looks at a decorating trend that uses faux fur, that soft, luxurious fabric that makes you want to pet it.

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Inventor latched on to useful locking device
November 28 2014 at 11:31

Sailing along the coast of Brazil, Anthony Bairos had a spate of burglaries on his yacht.

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Women rule in home buying
November 27 2014 at 11:41

It's often thought that women rule the roost at home... but they also decide where that home is.

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Spare a thought for your contractor
November 24 2014 at 11:43

Don MacAlister has some advice about renovations and your relationship with your building contractor.

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Kit homes: Like building with Lego
November 21 2014 at 11:49

Audrey Hoffer visits people who are very happy with their elegant homes built from prefabricated kits.

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Dirty house? Hit the pantry!
November 20 2014 at 13:42

Tired of buying expensive cleaning products? The latest internet craze is to do housework using food from your kitchen.

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Plaster walls when the temperatures are lower
November 18 2014 at 11:43

Don MacAlister has some tips on getting the best results when plastering a wall.

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Household chores: women doing less
November 17 2014 at 11:54

Women have cut the time they spend on household chores by 90 minutes a day since the 1960s, a study revealed.

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Collectors: Which of the 15 kinds are you?
November 14 2014 at 13:04

A new book presents 250 wide-ranging collections, showing how they can become part of a home's decor.

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Clients will get best results by getting involved
November 12 2014 at 11:36

Don MacAlister has some tips for building renovations...

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