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

  • Carpet & Hardwood Flooring: How They Compare

    Carpet is warm on the feet and cheaper to install, but hardwood flooring is durable and easier to clean. Carpet can get dated and hardwood can be loud and cold. Clearly, there are unique advantages and disadvantages for both.

    By Mar 26, 2014
  • DIY House Painting Guide: Step-By-Step

    Interior painting is one of the most popular DIY projects as it is one of the few jobs that can drastically change the look and feel of any room without spending a fortune to do so. A terrific way to wow your significant other for Valentine’s Day is by bringing new life to a dated room with our DIY painting tips.

    By Mar 26, 2014
  • Popular House Paint Colors For 2014

    Every January, the home improvement industry forecasts the most popular paint colors for the upcoming year. Although every company comes out with its own themes and palettes, their selections for colors of the year have a lot in common.

    By Mar 26, 2014
  • 6 Window Styles You Need To Know About

    There are specific window styles that show well with modern homes and others that spark imaginations with traditional houses. Given the numerous window designs being used today, we can understand why so many homeowners dwell over the design and feel of their windows.

    By Mar 20, 2014
  • Four Steps To Picking The Most Energy-Efficient Windows For Your Home

    Heavy snow and frigid temperature have bombarded the United States, forcing households to increase their utility budgets. However, if the painfully high heating bills still can’t save you from the following animations, it’s time to examine your home’s windows.

    By Mar 20, 2014
  • 4 Common Sliding Door Repairs

    When homes have patios, decks or balconies, sliding doors are installed as an easy outdoor access door for homeowners. They are simple to open and close, while providing a picturesque view of outside. However, they can have problems requiring repairs or replacement, either as a DIY project or task for a professional.

    By Mar 20, 2014
  • How To Install Kitchen Cabinets

    Installing kitchen cabinets is usually a job reserved for a contracting professional, but if you are looking to save money on your next kitchen remodel, homeowners can easily turn this update into a DIY project.

    By Mar 20, 2014
  • 7 Benefits Of A Home Addition

    Home additions are a great way to transform your home and give your family the necessary amenities and space they always dreamed of. While many families across America look into remodeling plans, others are taking full advantage of the numerous benefits a home addition can provide.

    By Mar 20, 2014
  • 6 Hidden Costs You Must Know Before Building A Home Addition

    Homeowners know certain costs come with home additions, but like any project. Make sure you keep your project on schedule and under budget by preparing for these hidden costs associated with all home additions.

    By Mar 20, 2014
  • How To Determine If A Home Addition Is Right For Your Next Home

    Home additions are not only intended for current homes, but for future homes as well. We all want bigger houses, but many homeowners should know that moving into a smaller home and putting in an addition could save you a boatload of money. It all comes down to price, time and a willingness to live through the renovation.

    By Mar 20, 2014
  • 5 Questions You Need To Ask All Fencing Contractors

    The key to any fencing project is open communication between the homeowner and contractor. Putting up a security, privacy, pool or any other type of fence can be a lengthy and difficult process. The best way to simplify the process is to always have an open dialogue with your fencing contractor.

    By Mar 20, 2014
  • How To Clean Your Gutters

    Now firmly into the fall season, a homeowner chore you can’t ignore is gutter cleaning. Whether you see it or not, leaves and dirt are starting to pile up and failing to remove these natural elements can ruin your home’s foundation, damage your roof or even cause a leak in your home.

    By Nov 4, 2013