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

  • How To Go Green With Siding

    Environmentally friendly siding options are entering their adolescent years, which means homeowners are starting to take notice and choosing to go with a greener selection.

    By Jacob Hurwith May 30, 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
  • Can I Paint Aluminum Siding?

    Painting aluminum siding is possible. However, for the best results on all metal siding, the finish should be sprayed on. The most important part of the project will involve removing all loose finish.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author 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 Wonderfully Simple Home Makeover Ideas

    If you're in the market for a new look, but don't want the hassle of architects and blueprints or the cost of an extravagant budget, consider the upgrades these homeowners made.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Apr 10, 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
  • Aluminum, Vinyl, Or Natural Siding Pros & Cons

    Aluminum siding is weather and corrosion resistant. It doesn’t rot, rust or otherwise break after usual weather patterns.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Apr 1, 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
  • 5 Questions You Need To Ask All Fencing Contractors

    The key to any fencing project is open communication between the homeowner and contractor. Putting up a security, privacy, pool or any other type of fence can be a lengthy and difficult process. The best way to simplify the process is to always have an open dialogue with your fencing contractor.

    By Jacob Hurwith 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