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

  • 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
  • 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
  • How Home Insulation Saves You Money

    If your new HVAC system was your new car, then your home’s insulation would be the engine, breaks and all the other parts that keep it running as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

    By Jacob Hurwith Jul 7, 2014
  • New Roof Inspection

    A properly installed, quality roof is crucial to maintaining a house's integrity. The roof must do more than just keep wind and rain out of the house.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jun 18, 2014
  • Re-Roofing vs. New Roof Guide

    Determining whether roof repair is in order, or if it is necessary to replace the roof depends on a few factors.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jun 18, 2014
  • Do You Need A New Roof?

    As a homeowner, you are responsible for all maintenance costs. One big thing in your home that may eventually need to be replaced is the roof.

    By Andrea Davis Jun 18, 2014
  • How To Find A Roof Leak

    Finding a roof leak is the first step to fixing a leaky roof and preventing further damage to your home.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 15, 2014
  • Roofing Tips: Roof Ventilation

    Just as a roof must keep water from entering a house, moisture buildup under the roof must be removed through proper ventilation.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 15, 2014
  • Roofing Tips: Gutter Maintenance

    Gutters are among the major defenders of your home against moisture buildup after storms.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 15, 2014
  • Convert A Flat Roof to A Pitch Roof

    There are so many great advantages to converting a flat roof to a pitched roof. For example, a pitched roof is less likely to become leaky.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 14, 2014
  • 5 Ways To Prevent Your Basement From Flooding

    Basement flooding is one of the most stressful, yet prevalent issues homeowners face on a yearly basis. Flood damage is not only difficult and timely to remove, but it can also ruin Super Bowl parties or lifelong memories for you and your family.

    By Jacob Hurwith Apr 5, 2014
  • What to Know About Roof Installation

    Unlike some other home improvement projects, roof installation is one homeowners can NOT afford to tread lightly. Your home’s roofing is not only key to the property’s value, but it greatly affects the home’s exterior, keeps inclement weather outside and helps families maintain household budgets by improving energy efficiency.

    By Jacob Hurwith Mar 26, 2014