Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Danny Lipford caulks around the windows outside a home.

How to Caulk Your Home’s Cracks and Gaps

Don't know how to caulk leaks around your windows and doors? Then some of that outdoor air is sneaking into your home. Here's what you can do about it.
Contractor inspects home with damaged foundation and cracked walls

Buying a House: What to Check Before Making an Offer

Buying a house always comes with risk. These simple tips can help first-time home buyers even before they make an offer and spend money on an inspector.
Home inspector checking windows on the outside of home and making notes on his clipboard.

14 Things that First-Time Homebuyers Must Inspect

Every first-time homebuyer should pay special attention to these parts of the home inspection.

8 Tips to Find an Affordable Home

Hurdles to homeownership are steep. First, you have to determine what you want and need in your dream home — and find property within your budget. As if that weren’t enough, you then...

SpongeBob Ice Pack

An easy and cheap way to create your own ice pack that won't leak while you're soothing achy muscles. Read on for a how-to!

Mr. and Mrs. Wolf Via Bunting

Getting married is easy. It's creating the photo booth bunting that requires a long, picture-heavy post. Click to read the whole how-to!

Bathroom Va-Va-Vanities

Check out the wide range of sleek, new designs in bathroom vanities and kitchen cabinets that were on display at the 2014 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in Las Vegas! Read on to find out more.

What I Saw: Design & Construction Week 2014

Whew! Last week was a blur of great new products, attention-getting displays and slot machines. I was in Las Vegas for the annual International Builders' Show (IBS) hosted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Read on to find out more.

How to Prepare Soil with Newspaper to Plant Beds in Spring

Step-by-step of preparing beds for planting using the newspaper method in your yard or lawn.