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

  • 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 Andrea Davis Jul 9, 2020
  • 4 Ways To Tell If Your Pipes Are Worn Out

    While it is important to regularly keep an eye on your pipes, it’s even more critical to do so if you’re living in an older home. As a plumbing system ages, pipes will generally show indications of problems.

    By Andrea Davis Jul 9, 2020
  • How To Deep Clean A House

    It’s officially spring, and it can be seen all around us from sweet fuzzy ducklings following their mothers to the bright red tulips opening on a warm sunny day. It’s a great time to be outside, but on those rainy cooler days, it’s also a great time to do a deep spring cleaning.

    By Jaclyn Crawford May 24, 2020
  • Plan Your Summer Home Improvement Project Today

    With everyone across the nation and in the world going through this crisis, it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. With summer and rising temperatures right around the corner, why not turn off the news for a while and instead plan how to turn your outdoor spaces into an outdoor oasis!

    By Jill Laybourn Apr 27, 2020
  • House Cleaning & Sanitizing Checklist

    Now more than ever, people are paying attention to their home hygiene. From a family member that has a common cold to the concern of spreading the Coronavirus, sanitizing your home can be extremely important to keep everyone, even those in your community, healthy.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Mar 20, 2020
  • 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 Feb 14, 2020
  • 7 Tips To Make Your House Smell Better

    Odors in the home don’t have to be a common occurrence. There are easy DIY ways to prevent & maintain a home that not only looks good, but smells good too.

    By Katie Carlson Aug 15, 2019
  • Kitchen Cabinet Options: Install, Reface or Refinish

    Kitchen cabinets should make a splash in every home. Given that kitchen remodeling takes priority over almost any other renovation project, it can be argued that kitchen cabinets are perhaps the most recognizable features of your home.

    By Jill Scheer Jul 14, 2019
  • Best Smoke Detectors For Your Home

    There are many smoke detectors on the market, but how do you know what’s best for your home? Here are a few of ImproveNet’s top choices, that will work in almost any home to keep you safe.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Jul 1, 2019
  • How To Clean Kitchen Cabinets

    There are few areas of your home more exposed to dirt, grease and bacteria than your kitchen cabinets. Children closing and opening kitchen cabinets, grease from cooking or condensation from outside temperatures all affect your cabinets, requiring you to clean them on a weekly, if not daily, basis.

    By Jill Scheer May 26, 2019
  • The Secrets To Sorting & Organizing Your Mail

    Tackle the Mount Everest of mail and papers before it becomes an avalanche. Here are a few tips for organizing those stacks that are taking over your home and stealing your peace.

    By Jill Laybourn Apr 15, 2019
  • February Home Maintenance Checklist

    Depending on where you live in the country, February can also mean that you are inside away from the cold weather. However, there’s plenty to do, as spring is just around the corner! Here is your February Home Maintenance Checklist.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Feb 3, 2019