The house at 181 Dravo Ave, Beaver, Pa.

Buying Here: Beaver home gains charm over 35 years of renovation

From top to bottom, Foursquare in Beaver has changed much during couple's 35 years of ownership.

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 General Electric's third generation of GE Lighting’s A-line ENERGY STAR®-qualified LED bulbs, the industry’s first ENERGY STAR-qualified LEDs, give consumers greater control and flexibility in their home while offering a familiar shape, size and quality of light to traditional incandescent bulbs.

Going with LED lights is a bright idea

The new wave of LED light bulbs use less energy, last longer and are better for the environment than incandescents and CFLs.

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 Possini Euro Design Vita 23 3/4" Wide Black Ring Pendant / MSRP $399.99

LED light fixtures come in many shapes

Designers are having fun with new technology in light-emitting diodes.

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 The new family room with balcony and open to the dining room and kitchen in Brigitte Savchik and family's remodeled home in Franklin Park.

Franklin Park renovation honors homeowner’s Austrian heritage, love for Craftsman style

Is Alpine Craftsman a real architectural style? John and Brigitte Savchik’s recently renovated home will make you a believer.

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 A Minton Majolica Four-Tier Revolving Oyster Server

Christie’s auction will feature some of Richard Mellon Scaife’s favorites

When he bought furniture, china or decorative arts objects, Richard Mellon Scaife demonstrated a discerning eye.

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 Exterior of townhouses being built by a.m. Rodriguez Associates.

Buying Here: Helping revitalize Homestead

Developer Victor Rodriguez wasn’t looking for work when he took a walk one day.

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Millenials, developers increasingly drawn to Homestead

“We have a great location. We are on the city side of the Squirrel Hill tunnels with very affordable housing.”

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 A tower designed by architect Carmine Carapella as a "love gift" for Pittsburgh.

A towering gift

Architect Carmine Carapella has a gift in mind for his new hometown.

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Consumer Reports: Home sale mistakes

Home-sale mistakes that cost you money

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 The exterior of the home for sale at 401 Maple Lane in Edgeworth.

Buying Here: Italianate revival in Edgeworth

Couple undertakes a major renovation of an 1870s Italianate-style house in Edgeworth.

2 weeks ago

 Zuo Modern's Providence sofa offers a contemporary take on tufting in silver leatherette.

Tufting is buttoning the upholstery industry

While consumers may take tufting for granted, craftsmen know it is one of the most labor-intensive upholstery treatments.

3 weeks ago

 Erin and Geoffrey Smith stand in front of their home at  4022 Northminster St. in Brighton Heights. The Foursquare is on this Sunday's Brighton Heights House and Garden Tour.

Brighton Heights house tour aims to unite community

"New Growth" is the theme of the Brighton Heights House & Garden Tour, which runs from 1 to 5 p.m today on the North Side.

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 Gabrielle Stanley Blair award-winning blogger and author of the new book "Design Mom: How to Live with Kids: A Room-by-Room Guide."

Mom blogger encourages kid-friendly design

Gabrielle Stanley Blair describes her blog,, as an intersection of motherhood and design.

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 Olympic Paints presents gray walls in Ashen with a feature stripe in Mother of Pearl, with accessories in Rose Petal.

Nursery color palette is more sophisticated

Today's color palette more sophisticated with splashes of gray, mint green, coral and even black strategically placed for a modern feel.

1 month ago

 The exterior of a house for sale at 4254 Duckhorn Drive in Moon. It’s a classic two-story Colonial with more than 3,200 square feet of living space plus a finished basement.

Buying Here: Colorful home for sale in Moon

A classic two-story Colonial with more than 3,200 square feet of living space plus a finished basement was built by by Heartland NVI.

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Home tour in Brighton Heights

Brighton Heights House & Garden Tour on June 14 will feature seven homes and four gardens.

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