Photo: hanohiki (Shutterstock) Whenever there’s talk of home improvement projects, the terms “renovation” and “remodeling” tend to be used interchangeably. That can get confusing quickly, though, as they have two separate meanings. Here’s the difference between renovating and remodeling, and why it matters. The difference between renovating and remodeling Discussions […]

Home Improvement Ask the Remodeler’s Mark Philben offers advice on how to handle some of the biggest challenges. From top to bottom: A basement mid-renovation, vinyl flooring, basement stairs, a window well, and an ERV system. Adobe Stock; Ally Rzesa/Globe staff By Mark Philben — Globe Correspondent September 27, 2023 […]

The Home Depot deftly navigated the pandemic disruption under former CEO Craig Menear, riding the home improvement boom to annual sales growth in the tens of billions of dollars. Before Menear, who stepped down last year, was Frank Blake, who successfully guided the retailer from 2007 to 2014 through the […]

Welcome to Along for the Revival, where we follow designers through the renovating and decorating process of historic homes. In our first-ever Along for the Revival series, designer Caitlin Wilson invites us into her 1920s Georgian home in Dallas’ Highland Park as she reimagines it for modern life. I’m often […]