Remodeling ROI: Low Price, High Return Renovations
Focusing on key areas in the house can mean big returns when it comes time to sell
How to Stay On Budget and On Time When Renovating Your Home
Done well, a home renovation can be a source of pride and joy. Done poorly, it can be a drag on your time, money and sanity.
Don’t Forget the Fall Fix-it Areas
Fall is the perfect time to execute important maintenance duties around your home. Make sure these areas are in working condition to help avoid future problems.
Patching Wall Cracks
Even the strongest walls may need attention or repair from time to time. Here’s how you can patch and tuckpoint wall cracks.
Fixing Drywall Dents & Faults
Drywall dents are a snap to fix. This project requires a little joint compound or spackle and the ability to fill, smooth, and finish. Learn how to fix drywall dents quickly and smoothly.
Fixing Problem Carpet Spots
Fixing spots or damages in carpets
Home Toolkit Essentials
The Must Have Tools for Home Improvements
Water Damage Do's And Don'ts
Water damage is the number one reason homeowners file claims against their insurance companies
Wood-burning Fireplace Safety
If you’re ready to snuggle in front of the fire with your favorite book, or better yet, your favorite person, it’s a good time to think about fireplace safety and maintenance.
Break Down Spring Cleaning Into Bits
By using the right method you can help make cleaning easier, simpler and more efficient
How to Strip or Repair Wallpaper
Wallpaper removal is not the onerous task it once was, since papers have been easily strippable for some time, but it’s still a big job.
Cleaning Your Jetted Tub
A jetted tub requires special care needs for cleaning with some surprises in store.
Five Things You Should Know About Home Inspections
Tips for if you’re hiring someone to inspect the home you want to buy, or you’re a seller trying to find out if there are any hidden problems.
How Do Buyers Shop For Homes?
In recent years, home buyers have relied less on newspapers and open houses, and turned more to online resources
The Importance of Gutters
Having a gutter system installed around your home is essential for good maintenance.
Should You Rewire Your Older Home?
Expensive as it is, if you live in an old house chances are it might be time to rewire.
How to Spot Termite Damage
How can you tell if you have a few hundred unwelcome dinner guests?
Should You Settle for Uneven Floors?
While you expect some character in an older home, you should be concerned when you see uneven or sloping floors
Garbage Disposal Preventive Maintenance
Among the handiest of kitchen tools, a garbage disposal can last for years with good maintenance, but that doesn’t mean they’re indestructible.
If you decide to remove or paint over lead paint, there are a few things you should do to insure your family’s and your safety