Tips to help decide if hiring a contractor or doing it yourself is the best way to get a project done. Learn how to access the complexity of the home improvement project, your own skills and the time you’ll need to get things done.
Ladder safety should be a top priority when using one. Make sure you follow all the precautions before you decide to use your ladder to avoid falling off the ladder.
How can you make sure you select a contractor that is competent, qualified and trustworthy? It’s all in how you interview the people you are considering hiring. Get a list of the right questions to ask a potential contractor.
So, you’ve found some extra space in your home and want to make it functional. What’s the first step? With proper planning, the road to the grand opening of your new space is made dramatically shorter.
Disposing of debris after a home renovation project can be costly. Here with tips to help lighten the load is Kevin O’Connor, the host of TV’s This Old House.
Tom and Leslie deliver tips on creating projects like grill surrounds, fire pits, and benches that are as easy to build as stacking blocks. Find out the easy way to make sure your appliances are clean, and get advice on how to spot termites before causing potentially serious damage. Plus answers to your questions about, concrete driveways, removing stains on walls, cleaning up after a flood, home purchasing, floor cracks, room addition, tankless hot water heaters, peeling decks, window repair, electrical issues.
Tiny homes have become all the rage. Many people are attracted to the concept of downsizing their possessions and simplifying their lives, as well as the affordability and environmental responsibility that tiny houses can offer. In response to the tiny house trend, building materials supplier 84 Lumber has introduced a new line of portable tiny homes.
Looking to shake things up in your home without breaking the bank? Learn which home upgrades pack a big punch – for less. Discover which standby generator’s best for keeping your house powered during storms. And renters, stop flushing money down the drain. Get landlord-approved tips for making your rental space more energy efficient. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, fireplace repair, roof damage, fogging windows, dishwasher repair, crawl space dampness, stair repair, soundproofing a room, building or modular homes.
Tips to keep your roof in good shape also know if your roof needs repair or replacement or if you should just repair the roof or flashing.
If you’re considering an updated look for your kitchen this year, mixed metals are one trend you might want to try. It’s a modern, unfussy look that embraces the eclectic and shuns the matchy-matchy.