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Video: Gutter Tips & Tricks

What do you know about gutters? Unless there's an issue, many homeowners don't give them a second thought. However, as an important feature of your exterior, it's time to brush up on a few gutter facts.

By: Jaclyn Crawford on May 23, 2019
2016 JDR Industry Blogger Award Winner for Best Microblog

  • Roofing & Gutters

    Roofing Tips For First-Time Homeowners

    One item that you should always make a priority despite the punch list is the constant care and maintenance of your roof. It Here are some basic roofing tips for homeowners to help you keep your roof in tip-top shape.

    By: Jill Laybourn on Apr 22, 2019

  • City Guides

    Chicago Home Improvement Costs

    Whether you’ve just moved to the Chicago area, or you’re planning to remodel your single-family bungalow, it’s all going to start with the costs of your project. Take a look at some projects that Chicagoans are doing in your area.

    By: Jaclyn Crawford on Apr 21, 2019

  • Basement

    10 Must-Have Items For The Ultimate Man Cave

    Man caves give us the space to enjoy football with the guys, a relaxing pool game or pure quietness to get extra work done. The benefits are endless, but before you go building your extravagant man cave, be sure to include these 10 necessary items all man caves absolutely NEED.

    By: Jacob Hurwith on Apr 14, 2019

  • Potpourri

    A Guide to Planting a Tree in your Backyard

    Purchasing a tree to plant in the yard of your home is a long-term investment that will provide rich dividends as it grows. Make sure your tree and investment in the future flourish to its fullest potential by choosing its growing location carefully.

    By: Andrea Davis on Apr 10, 2019

  • DIY

    Infographic: Avoid DIY Mistakes

    I'm sure you've seen enough home improvement shows to know that even the best thought out plans can sometimes end in disaster. You can research, budget and prepare but sometimes the unexpected can and will happen.

    By: Jaclyn Crawford on Apr 8, 2019

  • Additions

    What Is An Open Concept Floor Plan?

    If you know anything about trends in the housing market or have looked into home improvement, you’ve probably heard the term “open floor plan” more than a few times. Here’s a look at some of the most common ways homeowners make this design work in their homes.

    By: Krista Doyle on Apr 7, 2019

  • Landscaping

    Spring is Coming: 2019 Landscape & Garden Trends

    This year, trends from landscapers and gardeners are centered around making your outdoor oasis easy, natural, and perfect for a little solitude or some quiet moments with the ones you love. See a few landscaping ideas.

    By: Jill Laybourn on Apr 1, 2019

  • Windows & Doors

    2019 Window & Door Trends

    Your windows & doors are important functional and decorative parts of the home. When looking for the best fit for your house, don’t get overwhelmed by the options. Here are some of the top trends that 2019 has in store for windows & doors.

    By: Jill Scheer on Jan 9, 2019

  • Electrical & Lighting

    2019 Lighting Trends

    Have you ever changed out a light fixture just to see that it redefined how the space looked? If you haven’t, now might be the year to do so. An affordable light fixture update can be just what you need update the look of any room in the home.

    By: Jaclyn Crawford on Dec 10, 2018

  • Plumbing

    What Causes Noisy Water Pipes?

    Noisy pipes can be caused by several factors. Let's start with what is commonly known as water hammer. Water rushing through the pipe and out the faucet moves with speed and force.

    By: Andrea Davis on Dec 9, 2018

  • Painting

    Popular Paint Colors To Help You Sell Your House

    Choosing the right colors will help transform your home, brightening a dark room, making a small room seem more spacious, all ensuring that you get a sold sign up faster. While figuring out what colors to pick can be overwhelming, I'm here to walk you through this process and help you choose the best paint colors to help you sell your house.

    By: Jill Scheer on Nov 14, 2018

  • Food & Travel

    How To Prepare For A Potluck Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is a great time to gather together with family and friends. However, if you’re hosting it takes a lot of work to prepare your home and cook a large meal. One way you can make it easier for yourself is to plan a potluck Thanksgiving.

    By: Jaclyn Crawford on Nov 11, 2018

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