Renovation (also called remodeling) is the process of improving a broken, damaged, or outdated structure. Renovations are typically either commercial or residential. Additionally, renovation can refer to making something new, or bringing something back to life and can apply in social contexts. For example, a community can be renovated if it is strengthened and revived.

Home improvement, home renovation or remodeling is the process of renovating or making additions to one's home.


16 November 2018

  • Trending on Gardenista: Hunkering Down
    This week, with cold weather settling in (and the first snow of the year in some parts of the country), the Gardenista editors turned their attention to hunkering down: protecting outdoor plants from the cold, keeping houseplants happy (even amidst holiday travel), and more. Take a look. Plus, more stories you may have missed: Gardening […]
  • A New York Story: The Stunning Revival of a Landmarked Townhouse with an Intriguing History
    Buildings, like cats and the Dalai Lama, can have multiple lives. And in the case of this Manhattan brownstone in the Upper West Side, its past four lives have been particularly interesting. Currently occupied by real estate agent Sam Sullivan, the townhouse was originally his grandmother’s. She converted it into a synagogue in the late […]
  • Editors’ Picks: 9 Enduring Ikea Furniture Classics for the Long Haul, Tried and Tested Edition
    Ikea’s not known for the longevity of its wares, as a rule. Here are nine well-made, long-lasting pieces we’ve all used (and can endorse) at Remodelista: See more tried-and-tested Ikea picks from the Remodelista editors: The Ikea Essentials: Editors’ 10 Favorite Kitchen Tools 10 Favorites: Best of Ikea’s 2018 Collection Editors’ Picks: 10 Storage Finds […]
  • Remodeling 101: Single-Bowl Vs. Double-Bowl Sinks in the Kitchen
    The burning question, for people (like us) who spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about kitchen sinks (and especially at this time of year, what with all of the holiday prep): Is the double-bowl sink still relevant? The double-bowl (or divided) sink was popular before the advent of the dishwasher, when its two compartments […]
  • Kitchen of the Week: Chef David Tanis’s Low-Tech, Economical, and Beautifully Soulful Kitchen in the East Village
    We’ve been following chef David Tanis over the years and wondering how he pulls it all off; after heading up the kitchen at Chez Panisse, he made an arrangement with Alice Waters that allowed him to work half time in the Berkeley, California, restaurant and live half time in Paris, where he ran an under-the-radar […]

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16 November 2018

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