Parts of a home exterior eventually wear down and need to be replaced. Learn to know when that time comes for the roof, windows, doors and trim.
Find out home improvement trends for spring 2013 in energy-savings, bathrooms and kitchens.
There are several financial benefits for homeowners who invest in high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment. This ranges from rebates offered by utility companies and manufacturers to savings from lower gas and electric bills.
Modern methods of installing vinyl fence posts makes installing vinyl fencing easier, cleaner and more affordable.
Trends count for something in window treatments, but many look for design elements that are timeless.
Ramps that look good and “fit” the curb appeal of the home also answer the call for more mobility from an aging at-home population.
Add a “playful vibe” in your interior design by mixing and matching different styles for an eclectic, fun look.
Natural light in a home has several benefits, including financial and health. Experts discuss three ways to use natural light.
Your basement may be a unused treasure for expanding your living space, and it doesn’t have to be expensive. Here are some easy ways to get more out of your subterranean space.
Homeowners need to be aware of hazards that exist before they look to convert conrete basements or garages into usable living spaces.
When it comes to insulation for the home, there are three basic types: batts, blown and sprayed. Though the sprayed type will cost the most upfront, it may be the most economical in the long run.
Find out ways to put some pop in home’s decor in ways that don’t empty the wallet.
Several programs exist for those looking to “flip” a house by purchasing it and investing in its restoration.
Tips for fall house cleaning include getting rid of spots, vacuuming properly and minimizing the risk of bringing dirt and pollen into the house while doing outdoor work.
Find out some interesting ways in which a garage door no longer in use can be re-used inside your house.
Home remodeling is projected to pick up steam by year’s end, according to a recent report by the Remodeling Futures Program at Harvard University. If you’re one of the many considering a home remodeling project, a deck remodel is a simple project that offers more than a 60 percent payback, according to Hanley-Wood’s Remodeling magazine’s Cost vs. Value Report for 2011-12.
Paint can do more than change the color of a room. By Doing it Yourself (DIY), you can transform the feel of a room with textured techniques, sophisticated stripes and stencils, without the help of a professional.
Spruce up the kitchen this fall via new cabinets, fancier faucets, fresh paint or replacing the lights.
Bigger isn't always better in the real estate world, and what's more, it's not always possible. With more baby boomers downsizing from McMansions to smaller, more manageable houses, and a growing number of people opting to rent rather than buy, many families are looking for …
A sewer line inspection is not included in the standard home inspection and is regularly waived in the purchasing process. Additionally, many buyers do not know that responsibility for the condition of the lateral sewer line leading from the street to the home lies with the homeowner, not a municipality. Buyers should reconsider including this important step before they sign a deal.
Love the way you feel after slipping into your little black dress, or donning a well-tailored black suit? Black is not only a great shade on you - it's also a great shade for your home. The stylish finish is especially perfect in the kitchen …
Windows do a lot more than just let the light in and keep the weather out. They're both key elements in your home's overall design and in the unique look of each individual room. If you're redecorating for warm weather, updating your window treatments is …
Does your dream backyard include a lush lawn, lovely landscaping and - at the heart of the action - a pool, spa or hot tub? If so, you're not alone, and this might be your year to turn that dream into reality. A recent survey …