House and Components
A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.
What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home
When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.
Save Money With Home Energy Audit
Find out where you're losing energy—and what you can do to stop it
10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $1,000
Updating countertops, painting the exterior or upgrading an appliance are simple ways to add big value to your home.
10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $500
A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $500 you can make some...
14 Inexpensive DIY Valentine Wreaths for Your Front Door
Welcome visitors to your home this Valentine's Day with a festive wreath. Get out the craft supplies and try one...
9 Uses for Gutters that Aren’t on the Roof
Don't put those old gutters in the trash heap just yet! There are many clever and creative ways to recycle...
Rain barrel diverters protect your foundation from overflows
This simple valve on a rain barrel downspout diverter keeps your house protected.
Apply Wall Texture Yourself and Save Big Bucks
Choose an orange peel or knockdown-style texture that you can do yourself with this Homax product.
Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades
Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.
How to Prep Your Roof for the Fall
Don't wait until the first snowfall to get these tasks done! Keep that roof in tip-top shape by running through...
Estimating Software Technology
What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.
How to Avoid Window Condensation in Winter
Window condensation is a nuisance, but worse yet it can cause damage to your window and wood trim finishes, and...
10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250
A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some...
12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100
A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...
Garage Makeover: How to Create the Garage of Your Dreams
Get the garage of your dreams one step at a time. This makeover includes high-capacity cabinets, a new garage door,...
12 Tips for Bending Metal with a Bending Brake
A metal brake is the tool for bending custom metal flashing and decorative trim. Every siding contractor and most roofers...
Best Practices for Trim Removal
There’s an art to removing trim. Learn how to salvage the trim you want, while keeping the collateral damage to...
12 Bad Roof Maintenance Habits to Stop Doing Immediately
A healthy roof is one of the most important parts of your home. These bad roof maintenance habits could cost...
How to Paint a Room
Read on as we walk you through all the steps, from choosing the paint to cleaning up when you're done.
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.