If you are considering finishing the lower level of your home, adding egress windows and doors for additional entry points and natural light, or seeking home maintenance tips, be sure to search our archive of articles for design ideas and how-to’s. You’ll find suggestions for whole-house appliance maintenance as well as basement layout and design concepts which can be incorporated into your basement remodeling project plan.
Want something more productive to do with your time while you wait out the COVID-19 lockdowns? Well, if your home could use a little sprucing up, why not spend some of that time on a few DIY projects? With hardware stores still open, you should be able to safely pick up the supplies you need to make repairs or upgrades in and around your home, and you can use these tips to decide which DIY projects you should tackle first.
There are ways to detect water leaks and drips, shutting them down before they cause repair hassles and bills. Learn how to keep a little leak from costing you major money.
Right from the start, selling a home can be a complicated process. Ensure that you place won’t fall prey to the 13 insidious issues discussed here by taking these tips to prevent them.
Normally, a subfloor can last as long as the house itself, however, should it be damaged or defective, it may only last 20 to 30 years. If this is the case, a homeowner may need to remove layers of flooring to make repairs. Here are five signs it’s time to replace a subfloor.
Using a paint sprayer may sound like a faster application method, but that’s not necessarily the case. The surface, its location, and how much time you have are factors to consider when picking your tool for your paint job. Learn the pros and cons of spraying vs. rolling paint to see which tool best suits your project.
Caulk should appear seamless while keeping your walls, windows, floors, and ceilings adjacent to showers, tubs, and toilets safe from the excess moisture that is typical in a bathroom. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls and get great tips that will have you caulking the bathroom like an expert.
Clearing away the dust, dirt, and crumbs that accumulate is one thing; if you’re trying to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria and viruses that contribute to the average flu or coronavirus, you’ll need to do some deeper cleaning.
It’s tempting to purchase a house with great bones and a bargain price, but a fixer upper can require more than cosmetic improvements and the cost of addressing serious structural or systems problems could easily add up to big bucks.
Paint can go a long way toward making a house more sellable. Here are the key spots both inside and outside your home that should get a fresh coat before it goes on the market.
Smart home technology has finally caught up to the bathroom with smart showers, which are about much more than treating you and your family to perfect water temperature every time.
Discover the source of a water heater leak and learn the do-it-yourself steps to remedy the most common culprits.
While both foundation types are used extensively, each one is best suited to specific situations and conditions. Keep reading to find out the seven biggest differences between two popular foundation types.
By familiarizing yourself with these tips for installing trim, you’ll be well on your way to a professional finish that you can take pride in.
If you feel that your home’s water pressure is subpar, use our guide to determine what’s to blame and find out how you can fix it.
For a little low-cost inspiration, check out these 10 bathroom transformations that required just paint, along with a smattering of creativity and a fair amount of determination.
Some of the best home upgrades improve your health as well as your house, and can boost resale value as well. Though the initial costs for a few of these improvements are high, you'll reap savings over time and experience immediate health benefits.
Whether you're fine-tuning choices for a bathroom remodel or just fed up with a drippy drizzle [...]
Learn how to maintain ideal moisture levels in the air to protect your family’s health and comfort, as well as the structural integrity of your house.