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10 DIY Halloween Decorating Ideas

Whether it's creating a mummy door or a witch on a broom, there are endless possibilities for decorating your home for Halloween. Here are 10 homemade/DIY Halloween decoration tips.

By: Jill Scheer on Oct 25, 2019
2016 JDR Industry Blogger Award Winner for Best Microblog

  • 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

  • Roofing & Gutters

    How To Install Gutters

    The gutters and downspouts attached to your roof are two of the most important, yet most overlooked components of the home. Sadly, if either are improperly installed or damaged, you are left with a very large repair bill.

    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

  • General Expertise

    How to Install Wainscoting

    The next time you get the urge to redecorate one of the rooms in your home, you might think twice before heading straight to your favorite paint or wallpaper dealer.

    By: ImproveNet Guest Author on Jul 1, 2019

  • Home Maintenance

    Best Smoke Detectors For Your Home

    There are many smoke detectors on the market, but how do you know what’s best for your home? Here are a few of ImproveNet’s top choices, that will work in almost any home to keep you safe.

    By: Jaclyn Crawford on Jul 1, 2019

  • Flooring & Tiles

    So You Chose Hardwood Floors

    One of the most popular and attractive flooring options in the home is hardwood. Unlike some of its competitors, such as carpet or laminate, there are a plethora of hardwood flooring types to choose from, ranging from pine and oak to maple and cherry. Needless to say, each type offers a unique set of characteristics that separates itself from the heard.

    By: Jill Scheer on Jun 23, 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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