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Helping you plan your home improvement project, from start to finish

  • How To Pressure Wash A Driveway

    Is your driveway looking aged with grease and dirt? With a few hours and a DIY spirit, you can pressure wash your driveway to give it a new look.

    By Jun 3, 2016
  • Video: Updating An Old Roof

    Your roof is arguably the most important home investment you can make. A good, solid roof can save you hundreds, if not thousands, over the lifespan of your home. Nonetheless, all roofs, no matter where you live, need a little TLC once in awhile.

    By May 20, 2016
  • Adding Character To Your House Through Affordable Driveways

    Your driveway is the first thing that people notice when they come to your home. Here’s how to impress your guests before they reach the front door.

    By Apr 25, 2016
  • Brick Vs. Concrete Patios

    Concrete patios are the standard across the country, but brick patios are not far behind. See how concrete patios compare to patio bricks.

    By Mar 22, 2016
  • How To Prevent Water Damage To Your Foundation

    Although water damage is one of the most popular sources of foundation problems, it is also one of the most preventable. See how you can prevent a massive foundation repair bill.

    By Feb 18, 2016
  • Electric Vs. Wood-Burning Fireplace: How They Match Up

    Heat costs are rising and a terrific way to stick it to the gas companies is by using heat from your brand new wood-burning or electric fireplace. Whether it’s the smell of the wood burning as you finish the last Malcolm Gladwell book or the warmth you get from the electric version as you watch American Idol, fireplaces serve many purposes and can greatly increase the value of your home.

    By Feb 4, 2016
  • How To Decorate Your Mantel

    A fireplace mantel poses a familiar design question: what should I put here? Decorating a mantel can be difficult, but if done properly, it can have a dramatic impact on the overall look and feel of a room.

    By Jan 26, 2016
  • 5 Ways For Maintaining Your Home’s Foundation

    Most homeowners only think about their foundations when something goes wrong. Though by then, it's too late to do any preventative maintenance. You can avoid this situation with a few common sense strategies.

    By Dec 23, 2015
  • Pros & Cons Of Mounting A TV Over A Fireplace

    Mounting a TV over a fireplace was not possible in 2000, but given the technological advancements and modern design trends over the last decade, a TV over the fireplace is quickly becoming the rule rather than the exception.

    By Nov 30, 2015
  • Wood Fireplace Insert Installation

    Wood-burning fireplace inserts are not only ideal upgrades to masonry fireplaces, but are efficient modernizations to outdated wood fireplaces.

    By Nov 2, 2015
  • Foundation Cracks: When To Start Worrying

    You've been diligent about following all the recommendations for preventing basement flooding. Then, you do your annual inspection and find it...the dreaded basement wall crack.

    By Jul 25, 2015
  • Foundation Repair Costs & Causes

    It should come as no surprise that your foundation is one of the most important elements of your home. Without a strong, properly planned and reliable foundation, one’s home can become inefficient to say the least.

    By Jun 28, 2015