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

  • Time To Get Festive: Decorating Your Windows For The Holidays

    Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, you may want to decorate your home. Each holiday has its own customs and decorations and what better place to show them off than your windows.

    By Dave Cook Dec 17, 2015
  • Keep Your Home Fashionable With These Window Trends For 2016

    Every window in your home is another opportunity to be creative. Windows can create an entirely different look for your room and even give the illusion of having more space.

    By Dave Cook Dec 14, 2015
  • Window Prices

    Window prices, both for installation and repair, have been know to fluctuate. Read to see if you overpaid for your last window project.

    By Jacob Hurwith Sep 6, 2015
  • The Ideal Front Door: Because First Impressions Matter

    Your front door serves many essential purposes, but sometimes gets lost in the shuffle. See why your front door is an important part of your home and the ROI of replacing it.

    By Katie Carlson Jul 13, 2015
  • Uncork The Possibilities: 5 DIY Wine Cork Projects

    Drinking wine is fun, but making things with wine corks is even more fun! You can get creative, explore a new DIY project and enjoy the outcome around your house.

    By Katie Carlson Jun 20, 2015
  • Contractor Spotlight: Universal Windows Direct

    Fifteen-hour days are nothing new to John Lacognata. That hard work is paying off for John and his company, Universal Windows Direct of Chicago. Let’s see how he did it!

    By Jacob Hurwith May 20, 2015
  • Most Popular West Coast Home Improvement Projects

    Maybe you’re a West Coast resident who just bought a new home or maybe you’re trying to sell one. Either way, you want to know that you’ll be able to get the money you put into remodeling projects back out.

    By Elli Bishop Apr 7, 2015
  • Why French Doors Are Perfect Additions To Your Home

    French doors have become the golden standard for new or updated homes. Not only do they give you a “new” feel as soon as you open the door, but French doors let sunlight in when you want and keeps cold air out whenever you choose.

    By Jacob Hurwith Mar 6, 2015
  • Infographic: How To Winterize Your Home

    Whether it’s keeping the oven open after use, caulking your windows or just keeping the thermostat down, there are always easy, subtle ways to keep your home warm while also not spending a fortune to do so.

    By Jacob Hurwith Feb 9, 2015
  • How To Build A Storage Shed

    We could all use extra space and a great way to add some storage without taking up valuable square footage within the home is by building an outdoor storage shed. Building a shed is a fun DIY project that any DIYer can accomplish.

    By Jacob Hurwith Jan 19, 2015
  • 13 Easy Winterizing Projects

    Winterizing your home may feel like a chore, but it’s easy, cheap and will surely make the winter go by as smoothly and comfortably as possible.

    By Jacob Hurwith Oct 14, 2014
  • How Much Do New Windows Cost?

    With cooler weather on the way, many homeowners are starting to winterize their homes. While caulking or extra insulation could save a buck or two on energy costs, the best way to prepare your home for winter is by installing new windows.

    By Jacob Hurwith Oct 7, 2014