Home improvement is much easier when you are well-informed. Learn about home improvement, home safety and home maintenance.
How Much Does It Cost to Build a House in the U.S.?
What Are the Pros and Cons of Soapstone Countertops?
6 Things to Know About Well Water Before Digging
From Planters to Wall Art: 7 Cool Uses for Wooden Whiskey Barrels
How to Clean Your Dryer Vent
Electric Heat Pumps: Existing Tech for Energy-efficient Future
Shared Walls: Why Fixing Cracks Should Be at the Top of Your DIY List
How to Hang Wallpaper Border
How to Drain a Waterbed Without a Pump
Now You Can Actually Live in MIT's $10K Robotic Apartment in a Box
5 Ways to Make My Home More Sustainable
10 Future Home Innovations ... That Weren't
What type of home office furniture should I look to buy?
How to Copy Two Pages onto One when Printing
10 Ways to Organize Your Home Office by Monday
Touring the False Facades of New York City
10 Big Questions About Tiny Houses
Living Large After the Apocalypse
How to Rid Your Home of Honeybees Without Killing Them
Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks: Pets Edition
5 Common Borax Uses Around the House
How to Choose the Best Pergola
How the Adirondack Chair Became the Comfiest One You Can Own
How to Get Rid of Rats
How to Read a Tape Measure
How Jackhammers Work
10 Must-have Tools for Any Workshop
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Your home is your castle, but unlike a castle, it probably requires a couple of coats of paint now and again. How frequent should your paint jobs be, and why?
As you leave home on a winter morning, you may wonder whether to turn off your heat, turn it down or let it maintain a cozy temperature. Which will save the most energy and money? The answer might surprise you.
By Chris Opfer
If you live in an apartment building, you're sure to see a sign put up by management to keep your faucet dripping when the weather report forecasts freezing temperatures. But why is that? How does a dripping tap keep pipes from bursting?
Most expensive home repairs come from items we don't pay attention to every day – like the roof or foundation. And yet, routine maintenance is often very cheap. Which items should you focus on most to avoid costly replacements and repairs later?
By Dave Roos
Clean shower mold simply and effectively before it becomes a bigger problem than it needs to be.
ThereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s a lot of hidden dirt in your home, but itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s not that hard to clean Ã¢â‚¬â€œ if you know where to look.