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

  • 8 Home Improvement Projects To Cut Costs

    Incorporate cost-saving upgrades into your home remodeling plans. If you want to decrease your utility bills, cut home service costs and invest in the long-term value of your property, try these 8 budget-friendly home improvement projects.

    By Clair Jones Mar 9, 2016
  • Gutter Protection Breakdown

    You may not realize the importance of keeping your gutters clear and debris free, but if your gutter system is often left neglected and abused, you can wind up with serious and costly home repairs.

    By Amanda Curry Feb 15, 2016
  • How To Choose The Best Roofing Materials For Your Home

    Choosing the right roofing for your home can be a bit stressful. With so many types of roofing available, you'll want to choose the materials best suited to your environment, housing style and budget.

    By Tina Lockwood Jan 21, 2016
  • How Much Does It Cost To Replace A Roof?

    Replacing your roof is one of the unsexiest home remodeling projects, but you would be hard-pressed to find one more vital to your home’s well being.

    By Jacob Hurwith Jan 15, 2016
  • Ice Dam Prevention and Removal Solutions

    Ice dams are caused by warm roofs and cold eaves. When snow accumulates on a roof with insufficient insulation, the snow begins melting near the ridge where the hot air rises first.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jan 7, 2016
  • Advantages & Disadvantages Of Solar Energy

    Like any green movement, there are certain advantages and disadvantages of solar energy. See what solar energy is & all the pros and cons of solar panels.

    By Jacob Hurwith Dec 20, 2015
  • Contractor Spotlight: Tanks Roofing & Contracting

    Danny Harding took the big step and started his own business, Tanks Roofing & Contracting, back in 2012. We recently chatted with Danny to hear how he got started and some of his most memorable roofing projects.

    By Jacob Hurwith Aug 6, 2015
  • Roofing Tips: Gutters & Downspouts

    Gutters and downspouts are designed to collect water running off the roof and direct it away from the house's foundation.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Apr 7, 2015
  • Roofing Calculator: How to Determine The Cost Of A New Roof

    Your roof is one of the most valuable and expensive features of your home. It not only protects you from horrid weather, but also your home, foundation and landscaping.

    By Jacob Hurwith Mar 4, 2015
  • How Much Does It Cost To Install Gutters?

    Over time, gutters start to wear and tear and eventually, will need to be fully replaced. That is where gutter installation cost comes into play.

    By Jacob Hurwith Jan 5, 2015
  • How To Install Gutters

    The gutters and downspouts attached to your roof are two of the most important, yet most overlooked components of the home. Sadly, if either are improperly installed or damaged, you are left with a very large repair bill.

    By Jacob Hurwith Oct 1, 2014
  • Roofing Insulation Case Studies

    As a consulting architect, occasionally some of my clients will bring in a particular construction anomaly or scenario that puts all of my "marbles" to the test.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jul 22, 2014