What to Know About Building a House
There are different phases to building a house: planning, design, the actual build itself, as well as décor — all of which need to work within your budget. Our checklist helps move 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
20 Home Renovations That Instantly Increase Your Home Value
These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...
How to Hang Drywall: Pro Tips for Cutting and Installing
A good framing crew makes drywall hangers whistle while they work. Follow these great hanging suggestions, and you can make...
A Pro Carpenter’s Guide to Framing Basement Walls
A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...
How to Properly Take Care of Lithium Ion Batteries
Follow these battery care tips to make your lithium ion batteries last longer.
Professional Painting Tips
Veteran painter Butch Zang tells you his secrets for faster, easier and better results.