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

  • 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
  • Open Floor Plan Pros & Cons

    Open floor plans give you more light, a larger entertainment space and makes small rooms seem larger. Nonetheless, as is the case with any home remodeling design, there are certain disadvantages that come with an open floor plan.

    By Jacob Hurwith Oct 9, 2014
  • 3 Easy Ways To Find The Right Contractor

    There are numerous ways to find the right home improvement contractor for your remodeling project, however, only a handful actually results in a quick, positive and rewarding experience for both you and the contractor.

    By Jacob Hurwith Oct 6, 2014
  • 7 Reasons To Not Buy A Home

    We all know the American Dream, but who said that dream didn’t come with the occasional scare? Buying a home is certainly high on everyone’s bucket list, but there are certain aspects of home ownership that will surely frustrate even the handiest individuals.

    By Jacob Hurwith Sep 11, 2014
  • 8 Reasons DIY Is Not For You

    There are always those homeowners who think they have what it takes to compete with the big boys in the contracting arena. Good thing for us, someone caught them all on tape.

    By Jacob Hurwith Jul 7, 2014
  • The 10 Cleanest & Most Polluted Cities in America

    There may not be a way to judge the dirtiest and cleanest homes in America, but we can certainly research the most polluted and cleanest cities in America. Whether it’s air quality or particle pollutions, the American Lung Association (ALA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have compiled their 2013 rankings for the cleanest and dirtiest cities in America.

    By Jacob Hurwith Jun 23, 2014
  • The Top Home Security Systems of 2014

    There are numerous home security systems out there, all offering a range of prices and unique advantages to you and your family. Your family’s safety should never be taken lightly, so I am here to showcase the five best home security systems of 2014.

    By Jacob Hurwith May 29, 2014
  • 5 Easy Ways To Protect Your Home Without A Security System

    Protecting your home doesn’t have to be an expensive project. While we should never skim on such an important job, safe homeowners should know that there are easy and cheap ways to protect your home and your family without a home security system.

    By Jacob Hurwith May 22, 2014
  • Which Decade Does Your Home Actually Belong In?

    Think you know your home's style? Take this quiz to see which decade your home really belongs in.

    By Jill Scheer May 21, 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 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
  • 10 Last Minute Holiday Decoration Ideas

    Just like holiday shoppers, homeowners tend to wait until the last minute to decorate their home for the holidays. That is why we have been looking for 10 last minute holiday decoration tips you can create today.

    By Jacob Hurwith Mar 26, 2014