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.
Rain barrel diverters protect your foundation from overflows
This simple valve on a rain barrel downspout diverter keeps your house protected.
Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades
Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.
How to Paint Your Front Door
Spruce up your house by painting your front door. It's an easy DIY project.
How to Build an Indoor Hanging Herb Garden
Bring your herbs indoors to enjoy fresh flavors all year long. Read on to find out how to build this...
Estimating Software Technology
What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.
Garage Makeover: How to Achieve the Garage Floor of Your Dreams
Get the garage of your dreams one step at a time.
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...
How to Build a DIY Nightstand
Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.
13 Ways to Keep Your Home Cool Without an Air Conditioner
If you don't have an air conditioner, check out these creative ways to stay cool all summer long.
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,...
How to Snuff Out Bad Smells in Your House
Every now and then you'll walk into a room in your home and think to yourself, "What stinks?" Maybe it's...
31 Cheap Workshop Updates for the Ultimate DIY Space
Our readers know how to make the most of their home shop space. These 31 updates don’t cost much (or...
12 Backyard Swings Everyone Will Enjoy
Whether for relaxation or fun, a backyard or porch swing can create lasting memories. Here are 12 options to consider.
7 Effortless Ways to Freshen Linens Without Chemicals
The best ways to freshen linens, chemical-free.
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...
Guide to Replacing an Outdoor GFCI Outlet
Learn how to install an outdoor outlet that is flush with the building exterior, is GFCI-protected and has a weather-proof...