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Video: Your First Home Episode 5

For many new homeowners, it's likely the first time they are dealing with issues like landscaping, curb appeal and other areas of home exterior upkeep. In this episode, we'll be focusing outside of the home, because it's just as important as the inside. ImproveNet's home experts, Chelsea and Ron, will tackle your toughest home exterior questions in this episode of Your First Home.

By: Jaclyn Crawford on Jul 18, 2019
2016 JDR Industry Blogger Award Winner for Best Microblog

  • 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

  • Potpourri

    NeoCon 2019 Recap

    Did you miss NeoCon 2019 in Chicago? Don't worry, we've recapped our favorite interior design trends here. Read what's hot right now.

    By: Jaclyn Crawford on Jun 17, 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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