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

  • 5 Ways For Maintaining Your Home’s Foundation

    Most homeowners only think about their foundations when something goes wrong. Though by then, it's too late to do any preventative maintenance. You can avoid this situation with a few common sense strategies.

    By Dec 23, 2015
  • 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 Dec 20, 2015
  • Snow Melting Mats Advantages & Costs

    Snow melting mats are ideal for those homeowners who hate shoveling. Snow melters are clean, durable & versatile. See the advantages of heated floor mats.

    By Dec 19, 2015
  • Advantages Of Timber Framing

    When it comes to framing, no product has a longer history than timber. Timber framing has been around for thousands of years and yet still remains one of the most popular framing options on the market.

    By Dec 2, 2015
  • 4 Exterior Paint Colors That Will Enhance Your Home's Curb Appeal

    A fresh exterior is one of the quickest & most cost-effective ways to boost your home’s curb appeal. See what experts consider the top four home exterior color schemes.

    By Katie Carlson Nov 30, 2015
  • Why You Should Get A Land Survey

    If you own a home, sooner or later, a conversation regarding your property boundaries in relation to your neighbors will come up. Whether it’s a fence, tree, swing set or anything else surrounding your property, a professional land survey will always clear things up.

    By Nov 3, 2015
  • Colors Of Vinyl Siding

    There are dozens of vinyl siding color combinations out there. See our cost and color guide before you upgrade, paint or install new siding.

    By Oct 31, 2015
  • Set Sail For Summer: Décor For Your Home

    Now our wardrobe is summer ready, we are here to help you transition your home into a place that embraces relaxation and sunshine. You don’t have to replace all of your décor or furniture, just simply update your home with these simple tips and easy décor accents.

    By Jul 9, 2015
  • 115 Years Of New & Improved American Homes

    A new parallax infographic from imove gives us a tour of 115 years of American homes. What’s great about it is that it lets us travel back in time to see how our grandparents’ and great grandparents’ houses were different from what we know today.

    By Jul 8, 2015
  • How To Plan & Execute A Reliable Painting Project

    There are a number of factors to consider when you’re planning a home painting project. Whether you intend to do it yourself or decide to hire a professional, most of the same questions still apply.

    By Jun 25, 2015
  • 4 Attractive Fencing Ideas For Your Yard

    Are you looking for a privacy fence or a fence that will keep your pets where they belong? What about a fence that adds curb appeal to your home? No matter what your fencing needs are, there is a fence style to match.

    By May 27, 2015
  • Contractor Spotlight: Universal Windows Direct

    Fifteen-hour days are nothing new to John Lacognata. That hard work is paying off for John and his company, Universal Windows Direct of Chicago. Let’s see how he did it!

    By May 20, 2015