Find out how to diagnose and address lawn problems, such as brown spots, dry patches, pests, fungal disease and dog damage. Get tips on solving common lawn issues and learn how to completely restart with a new lawn if yours is beyond saving.
The concept of a Smart Home is increasingly popular, and it’s a big part of the next generation of home improvement. We’re starting to see more connected products with features that save time and money by making homes work smarter. Two things that are top of mind for many homeowners and even renters: conserving water and energy; and home security.
If functional and well-designed don’t exactly describe your current laundry space, not to worry. A laundry room makeover is generally a DIY-friendly endeavor. Find out how to create a setup that will truly work for your family’s needs.
Decorating a child’s bedroom is a chance to let your imagination run wild – something you don’t always get with home design. With just a small amount of time and money, you can create a space that feels special and reflects your child’s uniqueness.
Attic insulation saves you thousands of dollars per year. Learn more about insulating and R-values.
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.
Do you find yourself washing the dishes after your dishwasher does? It may be because your dishwasher’s drain valve is clogged by debris. The valve should only open during the draining cycle. But if it is clogged, it will let water out during the wash cycle, too. So, listen carefully — if you hear water Read the full article…
With help from AARP, my co-host Leslie Segrete and I completed an accessible design home makeover project that delivered both safety and style for house that is home to three generations of a family in Miller Place, NY. Check out cool before/after video of improvements to the kitchen, bath, foyer and get some ideas for your Read the full article…
If you’ve sold your home, closed the deal and handed over the keys, you may think you’re done? Not quite! Find out what you have to do AFTER you sell your home to complete the transaction – especially if you’ve made a few home improvements over the years. Plus, going green at home is a big trend nowadays, but how do you sort the good from the perennially BAD improvements, Tom and Leslie have solutions. And before you start the home fires burning this fall, we’ll have tips on how to make sure your chimney is up for the challenge, along with your calls on, home odors, insulation, painting a front door, faucet replacement, wallpaper removal, leveling a floor, damp crawlspaces.
Shopping for windows and confused about all the crazy claims of energy efficiency? Here’s exactly what you need to know to make an apples-to-apples comparison and pick the best windows for your home.