Home improvement spending is up this year, but more home owners are making smaller and smarter changes. Learn what remodels make the most sense in the current economy. Find out how to check your asphalt roof shingles for signs of wear and tear. Discover why the new generation of composite decking resists mold and mildew and looks better than ever. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, well water pressure, painting outdoor stairs, fading hardwood flooring, sinking foundation, best type of insulation , powerwashing siding, carpenter bees, resurfacing asphalt driveway, cleaning a brick fireplace, energy audit for your home.