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

  • 7 Things You Didn't Know You Could Paint

    Most homeowners who want an easy DIY upgrade think to paint their walls. While it’s a good idea, there are other things you can paint that’ll do the trick!

    By Katie Carlson Mar 9, 2016
  • How To Buy A Hammer

    Seems like buying a hammer should be easy. However, there are some hammer features that really matter. Here are a few things to keep in mind when buying a hammer.

    By Mark & Theresa Clement Mar 7, 2016
  • Things You Should Know Before Renting A Moving Truck

    You’ve bravely decided on a DIY move. But before you sign that contract and pick up the keys to the ride that will get you there, here are a few things you should know.

    By Angela Gonzalez Feb 25, 2016
  • How To Build A Mantel

    A fireplace mantel is a sentimental feature in any living room. See why everyone needs a mantel around their fireplace and how to build one yourself.

    By Katie Carlson Feb 12, 2016
  • Hot Water Installation

    While installing a new hot water heater is certainly not a project for the faint, it can be done in one day with the necessary tools and steps.

    By Jacob Hurwith Feb 10, 2016
  • How To Avoid Frozen Pipes

    When water freezes, it expands. That's why a can of soda explodes if it's put into a freezer for too long. When water freezes in a pipe, it expands the same way.

    By Jill Scheer Feb 9, 2016
  • How To Keep Mildew From Coming Back In Your Bathroom

    The number one problem associated with mildew is lack of ventilation. Bathrooms naturally generate a lot of moisture that clings to the ceiling and walls unless it is quickly vented following a bath or shower.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Feb 9, 2016
  • DIY Tips For How To Add A Phone Line To Your Home

    If you want to install more than one phone line in your home to keep it from getting tied up, you can usually install two separate phone lines from your existing wiring if you already have relatively modern telephone wiring.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Feb 9, 2016
  • DIY Tips for How To Bleed A Radiator

    The simple process of bleeding out your radiator will take just a short amount of time but will make your home more energy efficient.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jan 14, 2016
  • DIY Tips For Water Heater Maintenance

    The water heater is something most of us take for granted, until it suddenly stops working. As cold water imposes reality, we desperately dial a plumber or rush off to get a new water heater.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jan 11, 2016
  • Fall In Love With Fall

    Fall is here and we couldn’t be more excited! From eye-catching décor to mouthwatering recipes, we’ve got fantastic ideas that’ll have you jumping for joy.

    By Katie Carlson Nov 5, 2015
  • Tool Review: Duluth Trading Riggers Bag

    I’m not a giant fan of basic toolboxes. Sure, you can put some stuff in the top tray and mostly get to it. But once you lift it up to expose the bottom. Well, that’s usually a pile in a box. What I have found successful for better organizing many of the smaller items of my contracting business and personal DIY are tool bags.

    By Mark & Theresa Clement Jun 30, 2015
  • Before & After Photos: Creative Backsplash

    Color brings life and passion to any room, whether it be your kitchen, bathroom, living room or dining room. Jeanette Joyce, a DIY homeowner from Powhatan, VA is obsessed with color. After meeting a tile pro in Albuquerque, NM, she realized how much color affects each and every room.

    By Jacob Hurwith Apr 24, 2015
  • 13 Spring DIY Projects You Can Do

    Spring has sprung so we came up with some project inspirations that’ll help tune the house up whether you’re getting ready for the season or the big sale.

    By Mark & Theresa Clement Apr 21, 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
  • DIY Checklist: 6 Things You Wish You Knew About DIY

    When you dive into your DIY project, whether you’re acting as your own general contractor on a bathroom remodel or you’re jumping in feet first to a deck or demo job, there are just a few things you need to know.

    By Mark & Theresa Clement Mar 31, 2015
  • 6 Must-Have, Time-Saving Tools For Your DIY Tool Pouch

    Some guys call ‘em bags. Others, an apron. Then there’s tool pouch or tool belt. Whatever you call it, its purpose is to keep all the stuff you need for completing most projects where it is needed: near you, when you need it.

    By Mark & Theresa Clement Mar 24, 2015
  • 5 Tips For DIY Garage Storage

    With spring on the horizon, the thoughts of homeowners everywhere turn to one thing: home improvement projects. And while most of those projects revolve around your home, it's important to not overlook your garage.

    By Jamie Segovich Mar 12, 2015
  • How To Thaw Frozen Pipes

    If the past few weeks are any indication, winter is not going away and subfreezing temperatures are not leaving anytime soon. Nonetheless, your body is not the only one feeling the brunt of another winter. Your home, including your pipes, has to live through these cold months

    By Jacob Hurwith Feb 25, 2015
  • Best Valentine's Gifts Ever: Make Her Swoon With These Easy DIY Projects

    Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and that means you’re probably starting to stress about what to buy your partner. From hanging her favorite pictures to beefing up your home’s security, we’ve found seven DIY projects that are sure to make her happy this Valentine’s Day.

    By Elli Bishop Feb 6, 2015