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

  • 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
  • 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