Trying to decide what to put on your walls? Learn about the pros and cons of different options, including paint, faux finishing, wood and synthetic paneling, wallpaper and borders, and tile and stone.
With the Watts Hot Water Recirculating System, you’ll never have to wait for hot water again. It provides instant access to hot water at every faucet or shower when needed. It can save the average homeowner up to 10% on their water bill and conserve up to 15,000 gallons of water per year.
Most projects in the workshop produce a large amount of dust and debris. Dremel and Rotozip both offer great solutions to workplace mess: the Dremel VRT1, a vacuum-powered rotary tool that cleans debris while in operation, and the Rotozip RotoSaw+ with Dust Vault Attachment, a fully integrated system that runs off of the tool’s motor and collects dust as you work.
The Hyde PivotPro Water Wand turns your hose into a cleaning machine, allowing you to wet, soap, scrub and rinse most anything with just one tool. It’s called a PivotPro because it has a patented nozzle that pivots as you work so you can get all the tough spots without straining. It’s the perfect tool to help you tackle your to-do list.
Need to update the bathroom in an old house? Replacing an old tub with a shower is generally a bathroom upgrade that will add utility and value to your home. And it’s up to you whether you want to stick to the basics or create a luxurious, spa-like experience with multiple sprays.
To help you prepare for your upcoming replacement window installation step-by-step, consider the following.
If your water heater is in the eight- to 12-year-old range, you’re due for an upgrade. When shopping for a replacement, you’ll find a number of water heater choices rated and approved by Energy Star. Here’s a quick review of the greenest water heater options and how they rate.
Natural cedar siding is beautiful, but susceptible to water absorption that causes cupping and curling. Grayne is the first-ever engineered polymer replacement for natural cedar shingles and other hard board siding. It is prefinished, instantly delivering the look of aged cedar but eliminating the issue of moisture absorption. It’s the perfect high-end, low-maintenance solution for any homeowner.
Healthful Home 5-Minute Mold Test identifies the presence of bad molds in five minutes or less without waiting for lab results, and saves you hundreds of dollars on mold inspectors. Test for unhealthful mold in just 3 quick steps — no culture plates or lab fees required. It only identifies molds known or suspected to cause health issues, not everyday background molds.
The National Hardware Show is the place for manufacturers big and small to unveil their latest innovations in 15 categories related to the home improvement industry. The Top Products Pavilion at the 2015 National Hardware Show presented by The Money Pit is a space where we bring together our favorite picks from the show and demonstrate what makes them so great! The following are our selections for The Money Pit’s Top Products Pavilion this year.
Thanks to Haier’s Serenity Series air conditioners, relief from summer heat doesn’t have to come at the price of your peace and quiet. Haier’s ESAQ406P and ESAQ408P window air conditioners are the quietest on the market in their respective BTU sizes, and offer multiple features that let you personalize your cooling comfort.
If you’re looking for a ladder that provides comfort, security and reach, look no further than Werner’s new PDFS103 Podium Ladder. Ideal for reaching 9 ft., this ladder features an extra-large platform, HolsterTop PRO extended guardrail and 4X greater work zone than a typical stepladder.
Learn about replacement windows that add style and save energy, easy and elegant kitchen improvement, and outdoor preparations for the spring season.
Get tips on how to use universal design principles in your kitchen upgrades to keep the space accessible to you as you age.
How to keep pets safely out of danger when doing home improvement projects.
A poorly insulated home leaks away valuable energy dollars whether you’re using new solar or old-school electric, so do all you can to improve your home’s structural efficiencies before taking on a new power technology.
If you’re interested in giving your home an eco-friendly makeover from the outside in, three great places to start would be your roof, siding and front door. Learn which exterior materials are energy efficient and sustainable.
Generac offers an alternative to a portable generator with the PowerPact(tm), an affordable option to traditional standby generators.
The Stanley Mechanics Tool Rolling Cabinet includes a 68-pc mechanics tool set plus a rolling cabinet to store them all. Makes a great gift.
Give yourself the gift of a faucet that makes preparing big holiday meals more convenient and less stressful with hands-free water flow, while also making it easy to save water and reduce the spread of germs. The Moen Brantford pulldown kitchen faucet with MotionSense provides all that, and traditional style to complement a variety of décors.
Innovative plastic products can help you save money on heating and cooling — plus reduce waste. Check out these cool home improvement products that can help you lighten your environmental footprint.
Tips on selecting and comparing bay vs. bow windows.
With fall fully underway, the time has come to put summer gear into storage. These garage organization tips will help ensure that your space is safe and neat, with easy access to what you need.
The new KOHLER 8-Kilowatt Home Standby Generator delivers affordable, automatic back-up power in an emergency at fraction of the cost of a whole home generator and runs on both natural gas and propane.