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

  • Do You Know All The Costs Of Driveway Paving?

    Much like anything valuable in the home, you can’t appreciate a paved driveway unless it’s taken away. But once you have it, it’s hard to imagine a life without paved asphalt, concrete or driveway pavers.

    By Jacob Hurwith Jun 24, 2014
  • Why Every Kid In America Needs A Paved Driveway

    Pavers, whether they be in your front or backyard, serve numerous functions, but one that is not mentioned enough is the ability to teach your son or daughter the game of basketball. See the two most prominent paving materials, where they should be placed, the costs associated with each and whether or not they are DIY projects.

    By Jacob Hurwith Jun 19, 2014
  • How To Install A Fence

    While many homeowners may think fence installation is one of the easier DIY projects, it may not be as simple as you think.

    By Jacob Hurwith May 15, 2014
  • 21 Facts About Siding You Didn’t Know

    Home siding isn’t mentioned as much as kitchens or bathrooms, but since it’s the first feature all guests see, perhaps it should. Whether you’re selling your home or staying there for the long haul, there are 21 facts you must know about home siding.

    By Jacob Hurwith May 9, 2014
  • 6 Pros And Cons Of Picket Fences

    Picket fences evoke feelings of the American Dream, traditionalism and images of old-fashioned homes in the 1950s.

    By Andrea Davis Apr 17, 2014
  • 3 Iconic Home Designs That Still Inspire Us

    The Great American Home means something different to all and that is one of the beauties of American architecture -- there is no singular defining design.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Apr 8, 2014
  • Can I Put Siding Over Shingles?

    The problem with installing siding, particularly vinyl siding, over wood shingles or other wood siding is that it does not breathe...

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Apr 2, 2014
  • Custom Home Design: Exterior Finishing and Design Ideas

    Now that the rough-ins stage is completed, it is important to have a beautiful appearance on the outside of your custom home.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 20, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Install Vinyl Siding

    If you’ve been thinking of vinyl siding for your home, you’ve picked a good time. Vinyl quality has never been better and the range of design options is truly impressive.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 19, 2014
  • 9 Types of Fences

    The type of fence you choose will not only play a key role in your home’s exterior design, but also provide one of the most important benefits of all homes; security.

    By Jacob Hurwith Aug 26, 2019