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

  • DIY Tips for How to Strip Paint from Wood

    Many common home remodeling projects will involve stripping paint from wood.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 31, 2014
  • DIY Tips for How to Build a Brick-on-Sand Patio

    A brick patio or walkway in your yard is a perfect accent for your house, plus being highly practical. Such a project is easier than you might think-particularly because there is no mortar involved.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 31, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Install A New Light Switch

    In order to replace a defective light switch, you will need two screwdrivers of differing sizes and a wire stripper. It is not difficult to replace one as long as you remember where each wire goes.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 31, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Remove Vinyl Wallpaper

    Whether you are stripping a new home or remodeling your existing residence, you might be eager to get rid of your wallpaper and give the space a fresh new upgrade.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 27, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Fix A Leaking Toilet

    One of the most common home plumbing problems is a leaking toilet.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 27, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How to Build An Outdoor BBQ

    If you do a lot of outdoor cooking and backyard entertaining, you're probably well aware of your old gas grill's shortcomings—and the limits of your backyard.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 26, 2014
  • Guide To DIY Home Improvement Projects

    You have been looking for the right house, in the right neighborhood and in the right price range. It was a difficult search, but you found the home, made an offer and it was accepted.

    By Andrea Davis Mar 26, 2014
  • How To Keep Your Fireplace & Chimney Clean & Efficient

    Your fireplace needs maintenance, yet many homeowners do not know how to clean a fireplace. Every type of fireplace needs to be cleaned and maintained so they can continue to work efficiently.

    By Jacob Hurwith Mar 26, 2014
  • DIY House Painting Guide: Step-By-Step

    Interior painting is one of the most popular DIY projects as it is one of the few jobs that can drastically change the look and feel of any room without spending a fortune to do so. A terrific way to wow your significant other for Valentine’s Day is by bringing new life to a dated room with our DIY painting tips.

    By Jacob Hurwith Mar 26, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Repair An Icemaker Water Valve

    The water valve supplying the icemaker is a key component of the icemaking system, and it should be the first thing you check if the icemaker's performance is erratic or if the icemaker stops working.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 20, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Install Tilt-Wash Windows

    Window washing is a chore that almost no homeowner likes.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 20, 2014
  • How To Install Kitchen Cabinets

    Installing kitchen cabinets is usually a job reserved for a contracting professional, but if you are looking to save money on your next kitchen remodel, homeowners can easily turn this update into a DIY project.

    By Jacob Hurwith Mar 20, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Replace A Washing Machine Mixing Valve

    If no water enters your washing machine during the fill cycle, or if only cold water is entering the appliance, there is a strong possibility that the water mixing valve needs to be replaced.

    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
  • DIY Tips For How To Install Drywall

    Installing drywall, also called wallboard and Sheetrock (a U.S. Gypsum brand name) isn't easy.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 19, 2014
  • How To Clean Your Gutters

    Now firmly into the fall season, a homeowner chore you can’t ignore is gutter cleaning. Whether you see it or not, leaves and dirt are starting to pile up and failing to remove these natural elements can ruin your home’s foundation, damage your roof or even cause a leak in your home.

    By Jacob Hurwith Nov 4, 2013
  • How To Design A Patio

    When planning your patio, keep in mind that it should be thought of as an outdoor room. As such, it will be an extension of the house. When people walk into your house, what do they often notice first?

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Oct 21, 2013
  • How to Measure Roof Pitch

    Finding out what the size of your roof is starts out with finding the roof pitch. "Pitch" refers to a roof’s incline.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Oct 21, 2013