Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Logs burning in a fireplace

Things You Shouldn’t Burn in a Fireplace

Avoid burning these items in your fireplace or wood stove to reduce smoke pollution.
Basement in older home

5 Reasons Your Basement May Flood This Winter

Basement floods are common during winter weather. Here are five reasons why your basement may flood this season.
Holly Tree

December Lawn & Garden To-Do List

Gardeners may think they can rest in December, but here are some chores that need attention.
Man on a ladder hanging Christmas string lights

December Home Maintenance To-Do List

Follow our December home maintenance tips to keep your home insulated from cold weather and ready for Christmas decorations!
Cold couple sitting near radiator, bundled up and trying to get warm

5 Reasons Why Your House Is So Cold

Still feel a chill, even with the heater turned on? Here are five reasons why your house is cold.

Accidents Happen! How to Remove Paint from Carpet

Regardless of how it happened, there's a home remedy for removing spilled latex paint from carpet.
Woman unscrewing a faucet aerator.

November Home Maintenance To-Do List

With cold weather and the holidays fast approaching, this month's to-do list focuses on some less obvious, but very important, indoor cleaning and repair tasks to get your home in tip-top shape for holiday guests. Read on to find out more.
Stacking Firewood

This Is the Proper Way to Stack Firewood

Here’s a way to stack firewood to ensure it dries out quickly.
Danny Lipford posing in front of Owens Corning insulation.

How Much Attic Insulation Do You Need?

If hot or cold air is entering your home through the attic, you may need more insulation. Here's what you need to know.