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

  • 3 Iconic Home Designs That Still Inspire Us

    The Great American Home means something different to all and that is one of the beauties of American architecture -- there is no singular defining design.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Apr 8, 2014
  • 3 Rooms Inspired by Fairy Tales

    There are rooms full of fantasy, but then there are those truly inspired by cherished childhood stories. Fairy tales are natural for a child's room. They spark play and imagination, and make every day a new adventure.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Apr 8, 2014
  • 4 Of The Dumbest Remodeling Ideas You've Ever Seen

    Dumb is relative and not all "dumb" renovation ideas are universally bad. Nevertheless, some trends, past and present, stand as out little more than poorly planned updates.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Apr 7, 2014
  • How To Choose The Right Lights For Your Swimming Pool

    The only way to really take advantage of your pool, both during the day and at night, is by installing colorful and soothing lights all around your pool. All pool owners will have to choose between halogen, fiber optic or LED pool lights.

    By Jacob Hurwith Apr 7, 2014
  • 5 Ways To Prevent Your Basement From Flooding

    Basement flooding is one of the most stressful, yet prevalent issues homeowners face on a yearly basis. Flood damage is not only difficult and timely to remove, but it can also ruin Super Bowl parties or lifelong memories for you and your family.

    By Jacob Hurwith Apr 5, 2014
  • 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 Apr 5, 2014
  • Home Improvements That Increase Resale Value

    Owning a home is an investment in which you hope to get a good return when you sell. By making home improvements, you can greatly increase the value of your home by making it more desirable to buyers.

    By Andrea Davis Apr 5, 2014
  • My Small Bathroom Remodel Recap

    Recently, my wife and I decided to remodel the three small bathrooms in our townhouse. After six years, we could no longer bear the avocado-green bathtubs and plum floor tile. We dug in our heels and embarked on our first small bathroom-remodeling project.

    By Ross Gordon Apr 5, 2014
  • 7 Costs Behind Bathroom Remodeling Projects

    Bathroom remodels are among the most popular renovation projects in America and given all benefits they offer, no one should be surprised.

    By Jacob Hurwith Apr 5, 2014
  • 5 Must-Have Items to Create the Ultimate Woman Cave

    Woman caves, or mom caves, should not be taking a back seat to the more traditional man cave. Women, much like their male counterparts, need their own space to unwind and relax.

    By Jill Scheer Apr 5, 2014
  • 7 Basement Remodels You Wish You Had

    In the old days, storage and extra bedrooms were the prime reasons to remodel or finish a basement. Now, homeowners expect to host Super Bowl parties or graduations in their renovated basement.

    By Jacob Hurwith Apr 3, 2014
  • 13 Shocking Facts About Your HVAC System

    As was evident in the Midwest recently, the winter is here in full force and that means your furnaces, boilers and heating systems are about to hit the brunt of the cold months ahead.

    By Jacob Hurwith Apr 3, 2014