Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Torn window screen

How to Fix a Torn Window Screen

Who doesn’t enjoy opening the windows and letting the warm breezes blow through your home? If your screens are letting more than the fresh air into your home, listen to this tip to find out how to solve the problem.
Danny caulking a home before fall and winter arrive

4 Places to Waterproof in Your Home Before Fall

To protect your home, spend extra time waterproofing the house well before the first freeze hits.

3 Tips to Enjoy Your Home in the Summer

It’s time to rethink your home — the building you live in is more than four walls and roof; a place to eat and sleep; shelter from storms.Your backyard can be a paradise, your...
Maximize Outdoor Living patio

Maximize Outdoor Living

Leah and Justin get a comfortable, inviting patio where they can entertain guests.

8 tips to practice window safety, prevent tragedy

The Window Safety Task Force of the National Safety Council encourages parents and caregivers to recognize the importance of practicing window safety year-round.Window Safety Week is observed April 1-7. However, open windows...
Window opening

The benefits of breathing in fresh air

If you and your family need reasons to get outdoors, here are a few that will pull you away from the TV and toward your back patio!
Door hinge

Don’t Shave that Door — Shim It!

Doors and windows usually don't move on their own. They need help, and house shift is the main cause.
Door hinge

Door Hinge Fill-in

After you remove an old door, save time with this tip for filling in a recessed door hinge.

Hurricane Shutters: Which Option Is Best For Your Home?

Covering windows with hurricane shutters or panels is one of the best ways to minimize damage to your home during a storm.