Building a deck is a great way to enjoy the outside in nice weather without the cost of a new addition.

Outdoor Living

Siding damage can be stopped easily with a few preventative measures which will save you from paying a lot for repairs.

Exterior Remodeling

An inexpensive air filter for your central air conditioner might be all that stands between you and a $1,500 repair bill for your central air conditioner.

Air Conditioning Repair

Duct cleaning is something your might consider doing every other year, or if the home has been through a very dusty experience like a remodeling projects. Heating and cooling filters should be changed regularly order to keep your duct system clean and to improve efficiency. Duct cleaning and changing filters should be high on a home owner's priority list, as the air inside the home could be dirtier than the air outside.

Interior Remodeling

Household dust is a problem that bothers allergies and can carry germs. Here is a tip to reduce dust circulating in your home.

Heating

Learn how to clean siding to bring back the shine to your vinyl siding without damaging it.

Cleaning

Decks are a great source of fun for the coming season. If your deck has nails that are slowly coming loose, check out this do-it-yourself tip.

Decks and Patios

Clean your wood deck with a mixture of powdered laundry detergent and hot water. To remove mildew stains from your wood deck, use a 10 % bleach solution, and you will have a shiny clean wood deck that is ready for summer fun.

Deck and Patio Cleaning

How to clean dull white film from outdoor flagstone with a mixture of pool acid and water.  

Landscaping

Wood rot is the cause for much grief in many homes. Here's how to rid your house of wood rot for good.

Siding, Columns and Trim

Architectural and electrical plans, called drafts, lay the groundwork for major home renovations.  Here's how to tell the difference.

Electric

To reduce heat loss from an attic ladder access opening try PINKCap® Attic Stair Insulator from Owens Corning. It is fully assembled and easy to install without any tools.

Attics and Lofts

Attic insulation saves you thousands of dollars per year.  Learn more about insulating and R-values.

Attic Insulation

Adding insulation to your home is the single most important thing you can do in your home to cut down on energy costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Energy Star

Cleaning your refrigerator will make it run better, and keep you and your family healthier.

Kitchen Appliances

Learn garage insulation tips to help heat your home. Find out how insulating the garage and garage door can help heat your home and save you money.

Garage Remodeling

Make your home a less welcoming place for mice, rats and other rodents in winter.

Mice and Rats

A dry, well ventilated attic will make sure that insulation is doing its job. To improve your attic insulation and efficiency, make sure the attic is well ventilated. 

Attic Ventilation

How to keep pets safely out of danger when doing home improvement projects.

Building and Remodeling

Find out why you should never put pumpkin guts down the kitchen sink or attempt to flush them down your toilet!

Appliances