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

  • Preventive Home Maintenance & Observation Checklist

    Over and over again, my company makes similar repairs in thousands of houses. Often the damage is extensive and the costs are high.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 14, 2014
  • 5 Easy Ways to Lower Your Gas Bill During the Winter

    There are numerous ways homeowners can keep their houses warm, decrease their gas bills and not spend a fortune doing it. Below are our five easy DIY tips to decrease your natural gas bills during the winter.

    By Jacob Hurwith May 7, 2014
  • How To Keep Your House Warm During The Winter

    As the final leaves and temperatures drop, maintenance and preparation for your home rises. Whether it is cleaning your gutters, checking your furnace or reversing the rotation on your ceiling fans, homeowners need to take the necessary precautions to prepare your homes for the cold months ahead.

    By Jacob Hurwith May 7, 2014
  • Going Green At Home

    Going green with home improvements offers numerous advantages. Homeowners who take the green initiative often find that they lower their utility bills.

    By Andrea Davis May 7, 2014
  • Thanksgiving Preparation Guide

    Thanksgiving can’t come soon enough and that means friends and family are heading to your house, leaving you little if any time to prepare your home for its biggest day of the year. The big Thanksgiving meal is only one week away, which means homeowners still have time to update, clean and decorate their homes.

    By Jacob Hurwith May 7, 2014
  • 5 Green Cabinets To Help You Breathe Easier

    Homeowners who want to increase sustainability in their homes often overlook cabinets as an improvement area. There are many substances and materials involved in cabinet production that decreases sustainability in home air quality and the world’s forests.

    By Andrea Davis Apr 2, 2014
  • Guide To DIY Home Improvement Projects

    You have been looking for the right house, in the right neighborhood and in the right price range. It was a difficult search, but you found the home, made an offer and it was accepted.

    By Andrea Davis Mar 26, 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 Jacob Hurwith Mar 20, 2014
  • How to Find the Right Contractor with these 5 Essential Questions

    There is no better way to get to know your next contractor than with these five essential questions. Be as prepared as possible for your next home improvement project by asking these pivotal questions that all need to be answered before signing that contract

    By Jacob Hurwith Oct 31, 2013
  • House Foundation & Structural Issues

    A load bearing wall bears part of the structural load of the building. Exterior walls with rafter ends resting on them are load bearing.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Oct 22, 2013