Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Shoveling snow on sidewalk in front of house.

Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

It’s that time of year. If you usually get snow in the winter and don’t have it yet, you soon will. Listen to this tip to find out how to shovel snow safely.

Standby Generator Transfer Switch Ensures Smooth Operation

One of the key pieces of equipment that makes an automatic standby generator work seamlessly is the transfer switch. While it may look like any other electrical box on the outside, the transfer switch is really a high-tech electronics device. Watch this video to find out more.
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 tailgating with Generac iQ2000 portable generator..

Cool Fall Home Maintenance Tips

Watch this video for tips on how to get your house ready for cooler weather, including sealing up cracks, having your heating system serviced, and buying a generator for powering DIY projects and tailgating.

Whole House Generator Being Installed at Kuppersmith House

We're installing a whole house generator here at the Kuppersmith Project house to provide electricity to the home in the event of a power outage. Within 10 seconds of a power outage, the generator will cut on automatically to provide enough electricity to power the entire house. Watch this video to find out more.
Balled trees and shrubs ready for planting in Kuppersmith Project yard

Planting Trees and Shrubs in the Kuppersmith Project Yard

Landscaping the Kuppersmith Project yard started by digging holes with a motorized auger, then setting the trees and shrubs in place following our detailed landscape plan. Trees and shrubs planted in the yard included river birch, holly, azalea, and camellia. Watch this video to find out more.
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.

Winter Home Survival Guide

We’re taking a cold, hard look at what you need to do to protect your home from freezing weather this winter, along with the steps you can take to insulate your home to reduce heating bills when the temperature drops. Read on to find out more.
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.