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

  • DIY Tips For How To Add A Phone Line To Your Home

    If you want to install more than one phone line in your home to keep it from getting tied up, you can usually install two separate phone lines from your existing wiring if you already have relatively modern telephone wiring.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Feb 9, 2016
  • How To Make Your Home More Pet Friendly

    Pets require time, attention, and as safe and comfortable of a home as we do. See simple DIY tips that’ll turn your home into a pet-friendly environment.

    By Katie Carlson Jan 27, 2016
  • Why Does My Smoke Alarm Keep Beeping

    Smoke detectors and alarms are critical components of your household safety, but they aren't all the same, and this can lead to major confusion.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jan 14, 2016
  • Advantages & Disadvantages Of Solar Energy

    Like any green movement, there are certain advantages and disadvantages of solar energy. See what solar energy is & all the pros and cons of solar panels.

    By Jacob Hurwith Dec 20, 2015
  • Go Green: Recycling Appliances & Electronics

    Consumers recycle their electronics and appliances for a number of reasons, ranging from wanting to upgrade their devices to desiring more energy-efficient items.

    By Andrea Davis Aug 9, 2015
  • 5 Electrical Projects You Can Do Yourself

    There are certain home remodeling projects that involve electrical work you can handle without a professional electrician. Within, I will discuss the costs and steps of five common projects the average to experienced DIYer can accomplish.

    By Jacob Hurwith Sep 3, 2014
  • Do Solar Panels Have A High Return On Investment?

    Buying solar panel energy systems should not be viewed by homeowners as purchasing everyday appliances; it should be viewed as an investment for the future.

    By Andrea Davis Aug 14, 2014
  • DIY Tips For Mounting A Flat Screen TV

    After a long day of work, it’s hard to want to accomplish anything other than clearing your DVR. Well, I am here to make your TV viewing experience even more enjoyable by showing you exactly how to mount a flat screen TV.

    By Jacob Hurwith Aug 1, 2014
  • How To Find A Good Electrician

    Whether for new construction or for taking care of some long overdue electrical repairs, finding the right electrician for the job can make all the difference in work quality and meeting deadlines.

    By Andrea Davis Jul 14, 2014
  • 8 Reasons DIY Is Not For You

    There are always those homeowners who think they have what it takes to compete with the big boys in the contracting arena. Good thing for us, someone caught them all on tape.

    By Jacob Hurwith Jul 7, 2014
  • 3-Way Light Switches

    Have questions about how to wire a 3-way light switch? Check out our tips and advice about 3-way light switch wiring.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 14, 2014
  • How To Ground Two Wires Coming To Each Outlet & Switch

    The National Electrical Code (NEC) requires homeowners and electricians to install grounding-type receptacles on 15A and 20A branch circuits.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 12, 2014