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

  • 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
  • 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
  • DIY Tips For How To Remove Wallpaper Glue

    Whether you are renovating your kitchen or remodeling your bathroom, you might want to update the walls by removing the existing wallpaper and giving the space a fresh new look.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jan 18, 2016
  • 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
  • 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
  • How To Repair Drywall

    We don’t live in a perfect world and drywall repair is almost always on the horizon. Watch and see how you can repair drywall without a professional.

    By Jacob Hurwith Jan 13, 2015
  • DIY Christmas Tree Ornaments

    There’s nothing more exciting than pulling out your Christmas tree from a year of storage and gathering all your Christmas tree ornaments with anticipation. Creating your own ornaments is a great way to bring the family together for a “family craft day” event.

    By Dorcy Castillo Dec 16, 2014
  • How To Host Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving brings us all together for a joyous afternoon away from work, the world and all our stresses. However, if you’re hosting this annual affair, then you know the stress that comes with preparing, hosting and cleaning a Thanksgiving meal.

    By Jacob Hurwith Nov 26, 2014
  • DIY Tips For Mounting A Flat Screen TV

    After a long day of work, it’s hard to want to accomplish anything other than clearing your DVR. Well, I am here to make your TV viewing experience even more enjoyable by showing you exactly how to mount a flat screen TV.

    By Jacob Hurwith Aug 1, 2014
  • 8 Reasons DIY Is Not For You

    There are always those homeowners who think they have what it takes to compete with the big boys in the contracting arena. Good thing for us, someone caught them all on tape.

    By Jacob Hurwith Jul 7, 2014
  • DIY Storage Shelves

    A flexible shelving system is one of the best ways to handle storage problems in the basement, garage or utility room.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 14, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Remove Paint From Fireplace Mantels

    Many older homes were built with ornate fireplace mantels. Over the years, different owners of the home may have added their own touch to the decor such as painting the mantel.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Apr 1, 2014
  • 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 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 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
  • 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