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

  • The Complete Floor Furnace Guide

    Your home's heating and air conditioning system is most likely the costliest mechanical system or appliance you own, but one way to lower those large initial costs is to install a floor furnace.

    By Jacob Hurwith Feb 5, 2015
  • How To Repair Drywall

    We don’t live in a perfect world and drywall repair is almost always on the horizon. Watch and see how you can repair drywall without a professional.

    By Jacob Hurwith Jan 13, 2015
  • How To Read A Gas Meter

    Being able to read your gas meter can cut a $700 gas bill in half. After seeing my personal gas bill skyrocket last winter, I decided to take matters into my own hands and learn how to read a gas meter.

    By Jacob Hurwith Jan 2, 2015
  • Cotton Insulation: The Green Alternative

    Going green doesn’t stop with recycling and fortunately, for those of you looking into new insulation options, cotton insulation is as green as they come.

    By Jacob Hurwith Nov 17, 2014
  • How Much Does Drywall Cost?

    Installing drywall is a messy and long process, but fortunately enough, it is one of the more inexpensive projects around the house. While some homeowners do step up to the challenge and install their drywall themselves, most hire a drywall professional.

    By Jacob Hurwith Nov 13, 2014
  • 13 Easy Winterizing Projects

    Winterizing your home may feel like a chore, but it’s easy, cheap and will surely make the winter go by as smoothly and comfortably as possible.

    By Jacob Hurwith Oct 14, 2014
  • How To Keep Your Apartment Or House Cool Without Central Air Conditioning

    For those of you who love to lounge around in a colder apartment, sleep in lower temperatures under multiple blankets or just want to remove some heat from the apartment, the following tips are for you.

    By Jacob Hurwith Sep 23, 2014
  • 6 Projects All Homeowners Should Finish Before Fall

    Home improvement is a year-round activity and even when it’s warm, it can’t hurt to think about the future and the colder months ahead.

    By Jacob Hurwith Aug 27, 2014
  • How Basement Insulation Can Save You Money

    Cold basements seem to be a fact of life, but proper basement insulation can turn that huge amount of extra livable space into a desirable and comfortable floor.

    By Jacob Hurwith Aug 13, 2014
  • Oil Furnace Troubleshooting

    First check that the thermostat is set higher than the actual room temperature.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jul 14, 2014
  • Electric Furnace Troubleshooting

    A problem with your electric furnace can be a serious concern during the coldest months of winter.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jul 14, 2014
  • Gas Furnace Troubleshooting

    ImproveNet's Gas Furnace Troubleshooting Guide includes tips for gas furnace repair.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jul 14, 2014