Home Improvement

10 Bright Ideas for Saving on Lighting
10 Bright Ideas for Saving on Lighting

Be brighter! Energy-efficient bulbs have revolutionized lighting, but there are other simple ways… >>

10 Ways to Increase Home Value with Exterior Paint
10 Ways to Increase Home Value with Exterior Paint

The right exterior paint can add thousands of dollars to a home's value. If you're trying to move… >>

How to Design a Tornado-Safe Room
How to Design a Tornado-Safe Room

Safe rooms cost $2,500-$5,000 to build -- a small price to pay to stay safe. Check out these points… >>

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5 Home Projects to Finish Before Labor Day

Now is the time to finish up those home improvement projects sitting at the top of the to-do list… >>

5 Easy Ways to Save Money on Utilities
5 Easy Ways to Save Money on Utilities

Try these quick fixes to save money and conserve energy. >>

7 Easy Ways to Remove Wallpaper
7 Easy Ways to Remove Wallpaper

So you want to remove wallpaper and add a fresh coat of paint to the walls? Removing wallpaper may… >>

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13 Things Your Arborist Won’t Tell You

Find out what you need to know about keeping your trees healthy and lush from the professionals. >>

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Top 10 Kitchen Design Tips

Remodeling and design experts offer advice for do-it-yourselfers. >>

5 Ways to Save on Backyard Projects
5 Ways to Save on Backyard Projects

With a clear-cut plan, the right contractors and proper tools, there's no reason why your backyard… >>

New and Noteworthy Innovations in Home Building and Safety
New and Noteworthy Innovations in Home Building and Safety

What's new and noteworthy in home building, safety, and general convenience, including portable… >>

Kitchen Design Tips on a Budget
Kitchen Design Tips on a Budget

Do you want to overhaul your kitchen but just don't have the funds? Here’s a kitchen design guide… >>

3 Hot Home Renovations
3 Hot Home Renovations

Plenty of homeowners wish they could change key features of their home, including additions or… >>

10 Easy Ways to Make Over Your Patio
10 Easy Ways to Make Over Your Patio

When the weather is warm, an outdoor space is a great place to gather with family and friends. Here… >>

5 Home Safety Projects You Need to Do
5 Home Safety Projects You Need to Do

Carve out some time to do these simple home safety projects to keep you and your loved ones safe. >>

Build a DIY Semi-Permanent Patio
Build a DIY Semi-Permanent Patio

Transform a tired patch of lawn into a functional patio with cement pavers you customize yourself… >>

11 Best Tips for Planning Patios, Decks, Outdoor Kitchens and Bars
11 Best Tips for Planning Patios, Decks, Outdoor Kitchens and Bars

Now's the time to launch your home improvement projects and enjoy the outdoors. Here, our best tips… >>

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How to Avoid Home Improvement Scams

How can you avoid being fooled? Follow these tips. >>

Give Your Lawnmower an Early Summer Tune-Up
Give Your Lawnmower an Early Summer Tune-Up

Experts recommend giving your lawnmower an annual tune-up before storing it away for winter. But… >>

Weekend Projects
5 Simple Memorial Day Weekend Home Projects

Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to spruce up your home with simple and effective home… >>

Take the Cooking Outside: How to Design an Outdoor Kitchen
Take the Cooking Outside: How to Design an Outdoor Kitchen

Long summer days are great for outdoor dining. If you love grilling, read our primer on outdoor… >>