Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
pressure washing

Pressure Washing Vinyl Siding and Concrete Walkways

Chelsea Lipford Wolf and homeowner Allison Kelley use a Generac pressure washer to clean the Kelleys' home and sidewalks.
Generac standby generator in yard next to house.

Preparing Your Standby Generator for Severe Weather

Be prepared for severe weather by ensuring your portable or standby generator is ready to go.

4 Seasons of Home Ownership: Winter

To roll out our 4 Seasons of Home Ownership winter checklist, we travel to Carmel, Indiana, to help the Cooper family get ready for the season.
home automation

Smart Home Technology at Your Fingertips

Home automation solutions are designed to make your home safer, more comfortable and more efficient – no matter where you are. Here's a look at Carrier's Côr home automation system and Generac standby generators equipped with MobileLink technology.
home automation

Smart Home Automation in the Palm of Your Hand

Home automation solutions are designed to make your home safer, more comfortable and more efficient - no matter where you are. Here's a rundown of some of our favorite stand-alone automated devices and whole-house automation systems.
Danny Lipford with a Generac pressure washer.

Sprucing Up Your Home’s Exterior: Spring Checklist

The 4 Seasons of Home Ownership spring checklist covers basic home maintenance tasks, as well as items to accomplish as time and budget allow. The list includes pressure washing exterior areas of your home, repairing outdoor furniture, and adding curb appeal with new light fixtures.
front porch with chairs and plants

Sprucing Up Your Home’s Exterior for Spring

Spring means most people will be spending more time outside, enjoying the back yard, and taking walks in the neighborhood. Here are a few ideas for cleaning, repairing, and improving the curb appeal of your home's exterior.
Allen Lyle and Danny Lipford with contest winners Susan and Bill Decherd.

Energy-Efficient Household Innovations

As the winners of our “Power Your Life” contest, Susan and Bill Decherd of Barrington, Illinois, won a Generac standby generator for their home! Watch the full episode.

Household Innovations

We’re installing a standby generator to prevent power outages, and making this home a little smarter by adding a programmable thermostat as well as smart lights and outlets that can be controlled remotely from a phone.