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

  • Painting an Exterior Steel Door

    To make a door look brand new, even an exterior steel one, sometimes just means putting on a new coat of paint.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 15, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Install Windows

    Improper window installations are one of the biggest problems contractors and manufacturers face on the job.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 14, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Install A Storm Door

    Few things can dress up a home's entrance like a new storm door—especially when the door is trimmed in brass and has full-view glazing.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 9, 2014
  • Door Repair

    Doors can become warped or cracked and they may not hang straight. Some doors stick when closed, or won’t close at all.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 7, 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
  • 6 Window Styles You Need To Know About

    There are specific window styles that show well with modern homes and others that spark imaginations with traditional houses. Given the numerous window designs being used today, we can understand why so many homeowners dwell over the design and feel of their windows.

    By Jacob Hurwith Mar 20, 2014
  • Four Steps To Picking The Most Energy-Efficient Windows For Your Home

    Heavy snow and frigid temperature have bombarded the United States, forcing households to increase their utility budgets. However, if the painfully high heating bills still can’t save you from the following animations, it’s time to examine your home’s windows.

    By Alyson Yu Mar 20, 2014
  • 4 Common Sliding Door Repairs

    When homes have patios, decks or balconies, sliding doors are installed as an easy outdoor access door for homeowners. They are simple to open and close, while providing a picturesque view of outside. However, they can have problems requiring repairs or replacement, either as a DIY project or task for a professional.

    By Andrea Davis Mar 20, 2014
  • Types of Glass Windows

    Here is a primer on glass, which may be of particular interest if you desire to preserve a house’s historic qualities.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jan 28, 2014
  • Types of Windows

    Windows are made from wood, aluminum, steel, vinyl, vinyl-clad wood, aluminum-clad wood, fiberglass, and composite materials.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Oct 4, 2013