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

  • 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 Jacob Hurwith 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 Kristin Whalen 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 Elli Bishop 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 Lynn Jackson Jun 25, 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 Jacob Hurwith May 20, 2015
  • How To Plan For A New Fence

    Whether you are replacing an existing fence or enclosing your yard for the first time, it’s important to properly plan for your new fence installation. Read on to see what you should consider before jumping into your fencing project.

    By Jamie Segovich Apr 9, 2015
  • 3 Ways To Warm Up Your Outdoor Events

    As the seasons change, the temperature in your backyard can become uncomfortable for many a bundled up guests. In order to enjoy your outdoor living space year-round, there are a few ways to stay warm during the cold season.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Dec 26, 2014
  • 6 Snow Removal Tips

    Snow removal is perhaps the most intense and time-consuming chore many of us have to endure every winter, but sadly, it’s also one of the most necessary. Without proper snow removal tricks, you could miss your driveway, slip as you grab the mail or sadly, ruin your curb appeal once all that white fluff disappears.

    By Jacob Hurwith Dec 18, 2014
  • Wood Fencing Costs

    Wood fences, when installed correctly, can certainly add a new and improved dimension to your home. Unfortunately, wood fence costs can vary greatly depending on the size of your yard, as well as the wood of choice.

    By Jacob Hurwith Dec 15, 2014
  • Easy Christmas Décor Ideas

    Whether you’re hanging new and shiny Christmas lights, creating your own handmade mantel garland or just adding a touch of color into your living room, there are plenty of ways to deck your halls for Christmas.

    By Jacob Hurwith Dec 11, 2014
  • Asphalt Sealing: Costs & Repairs

    Asphalt sealing is the single best way to deter cracking and expansion and as you will see below, it’s a necessary step in keeping your asphalt driveway looking as new as ever.

    By Jacob Hurwith Aug 7, 2014
  • How To Install Brick Patio Pavers

    No matter how large or small you want your future patio to be, the everyday homeowner can build their own brick patio. As long as you have a step-by-step guide helping you along the way, any homeowner can build a brick patio with pavers.

    By Jacob Hurwith Jul 24, 2014