Idea House (Sponsored)

This year’s show home is in the quintessential Southern California town of Manhattan Beach. Tours begin August 1, 2014. See sunset.com/ideahouse for more details.


Ask the Expert: Kimberley J. Cooper on Making Great Coffee Drinks

We asked Kimberly J. Cooper, director at Nescafe Dolce Gusto, for her advice on making great coffee drinks at home.

Ask the Expert: Erika Woelfel on Choosing Paint Colors

We asked Erika Woelfel, director of color at Behr Paints, for her expert advice on your paint color dilemmas.

Ask the Expert: Arturo Martinez on Solar Water Heating

We asked Arturo Martinez, customer communications specialist at Southern California Gas Company, for his expert advice on solar energy and how it can be used in your home.

Ask the Expert: Pam Burke on designing your outdoor living space

We asked Pam Burke, seasonal and holiday merchant for Orchard Supply Hardware, for her expert advice on designing and updating your outdoor living spaces. I moved from where it’s always sunny to where it’s windy and rains quite a bit. My wood furniture just isn’t going to cut it. What type of material should I purchase? –Mallory Shreff, Portland, OR Aluminum […]