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The Washington Post's home and design writer hosts a live chat every week for readers.

  • Jul 12, 2018

Clean, dry and use your trusted friends — vinegar and baking soda.

  • May 22, 2018

The popular material is not only classic, but it also gives a kitchen a more professional look, projecting a sense that real cooking takes place there (even if it doesn’t).

  • May 1, 2018

Greek key predates the Greeks and deserves to stick around much longer.

  • Mar 28, 2018

Not all services call for a gratuity. Sometimes, it depends on the circumstances.

  • Feb 27, 2018

Graphic, colorful and intricate, suzanis are the Central Asian equivalent of the American quilt. And you’re probably seeing them all over Instagram.

  • Jan 31, 2018

Homeowners have eased up in their attitudes about having a perfect kitchen, clearing the way for more fragile — but beautiful — natural-stone materials.

  • Jan 3, 2018

Guidelines for hanging art, dining room chandeliers and more.

  • Nov 28, 2017

A guide to everyday maintenance, hiring a pro and handling spills

  • Nov 1, 2017

We rounded up some of the newest high-tech and low-tech beds, mattresses and more.

  • Oct 4, 2017
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