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Everything You Need To Know About Gutter Installation

A gutter installation provides your home protection from the storms and precipitation by acting as drain and whisking damaging water away from your home. By redirecting water, your gutters protect your basement from flooding and improve the longevity of your siding, roof, and overall condition of the foundation.

By: Jaclyn Crawford on Jun 29, 2020
2016 JDR Industry Blogger Award Winner for Best Microblog

  • Basement

    Guide to Safe and Natural Home Pest Control

    Pests are a natural part of living in homes. While there are various commercial solutions available to address infestations, natural remedies can give you peace of mind by providing relief without endangering your health.

    By: Andrea Davis on Feb 14, 2020

  • Flooring & Tiles

    Carpet & Hardwood Flooring: How They Compare

    Carpet is warm on the feet and cheaper to install, but hardwood flooring is durable and easier to clean. Carpet can get dated and hardwood can be loud and cold. Clearly, there are unique advantages and disadvantages for both.

    By: Jill Scheer on Jan 23, 2020

  • Kitchen

    Energy-Efficient Appliances For Your Kitchen

    When you’re considering replacing appliances, one of the first things that come to mind is energy-savings. Having eco-friendly appliances is just as important as the look and function. Not only can it help you reduce your carbon footprint, but changing your kitchen appliances to a more eco-friendly model can help you reduce energy bills.

    By: Jaclyn Crawford on Oct 7, 2019

  • Painting

    Popular Basement Paint Colors

    With its low light, the basement can seem like a pretty dark and scary place. Lucky for you, the right paint color can bring your basement from drab and dreary to light and cheery. Here’s how!

    By: Krista Doyle on Oct 7, 2019

  • Landscaping

    What To Do With Your Leaves In Fall

    The chore of leaf removal doesn’t have to be the arduous task that many make it. With the right plan and tools or the right landscaping company, leaf removal can be simple and maybe even enjoyable.

    By: Jill Laybourn on Sep 23, 2019

  • Garages & Sheds

    Ideas For The Perfect Garage

    While the junk drawer tips will have to wait, there are some really smart ideas for organizing your garage that will take you from “I really need to do something to my garage,” to “why didn’t I do this way sooner.” If you’re really lucky, you will be calling it your dream garage in no time.

    By: Jill Laybourn on Sep 1, 2019

  • Electrical & Lighting

    10 Steps You Need To Take When Your Power Goes Out

    Power outages are never fun, but they are a fact of life and every homeowner will have to deal with a power outage sooner rather than later. Whether it’s a blown fuse, a power outage across the block or inclement weather, your home’s power is not 100% immune to natural causes or every day wear and tear.

    By: Jill Scheer on Aug 13, 2019

  • Bathroom

    Benefits of Remodeling Bathrooms

    There is no question that when it comes to home improvement projects, one of the first rooms people look to remodel is the bathroom. The advantages of bathroom updates have a wide range whether you are staying there for the long haul or looking to sell in the near future.

    By: Jill Scheer on Aug 8, 2019

  • Videos

    Video: Your First Home Episode 6

    If you've been wondering about the ROI on a basement remodel or how to manage your kitchen storage, you've come to the right place. Watch the video below to see how you can improve your new home.

    By: Jaclyn Crawford on Aug 6, 2019

  • Windows & Doors

    Amazing Nursery Ideas & Trends

    Many of the trends and themes this year make transforming a room into a simple baby nursery. And, most of the designs and effects can be done in a small scale and at a lower price point to keep down costs, but of course, they can also be done to the hilt depending on your budget.

    By: Jaclyn Crawford on Aug 4, 2019

  • Swimming Pools & Spas

    2019 Pool Trends

    See the 2019 pool trends list with a few exciting features and styles that make the classic backyard centerpiece a place where everyone can come together, relax, and have some fun in the sun.

    By: Krista Doyle on Jun 9, 2019

  • Interior Design & Decorating

    Turn Your Bedroom Into A Self-Care Sanctuary

    Over the past several years, more and more people have started to acknowledge the critical role that mental health plays in our everyday lives. With that has comes the realization of the importance of self-care. If you are unfamiliar with the term, self-care is simply any activity that we deliberately engage in to better our emotional, mental, and physical health.

    By: Krista Doyle on May 19, 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

  • 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

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