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
Electric Heat Pumps: Existing Tech for Energy-efficient Future
How to Clean Your Dryer Vent
Fresher Air Indoors May Lessen the Spread of Coronavirus
Shared Walls: Why Fixing Cracks Should Be at the Top of Your DIY List
How to Make Kitchen Cabinet Doors
How to Hang Wallpaper Border
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
Organizing Your Home Office
What type of home office furniture should I look to buy?
What are some telecommuting security concerns?
Touring the False Facades of New York City
10 Big Questions About Tiny Houses
Living Large After the Apocalypse
9 Great Uses for Toothpaste Besides Brushing Your Teeth
How to Wash a Weighted Blanket
How to Wash Pillows
How to Choose the Best Pergola
How the Adirondack Chair Became the Comfiest One You Can Own
How to Get Rid of Rats
How Jackhammers Work
10 Must-have Tools for Any Workshop
How Motion-Activated Screwdrivers Work
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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.
Add tile to your kitchen backsplash to make a big impact without spending a lot of time (or money!).
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.