Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Turning off breakers at a home's main electrical panel

How to Repair an Electrical Short

Allen has an electrical short in his fuse box.  The fuse immediately blows when resetting and he wants to know if he should call an electrician or if it's something he can handle on his own.

Easy Crystal Cleaning

Here’s a quick, easy way to clean crystals on chandeliers and other ceiling-mounted light fixtures—without removing them from the fixtures.
Tubular skylight installed on asphalt shingle roof

Save Money on Your Electric Bill with Tubular Skylights

Skylights are a great way to bring more natural light into your home, but they can be hard to install, result in unwanted heat buildup, and are prone to leaking. Tubular skylights solve these problems.
Jodi Marks, pictured with the Home Decorators Collection Portable Outdoor LED Wall Lantern Sconce

Beautiful Lantern to Light Up Outdoor Spaces

This two-in-one dusk to dawn lantern keeps your porch stylishly lit and detaches for portability.
Dog running on open property with a lake nearby

How Electronic Dog Collars Keep Pets Safe

If your dog has wide open spaces to roam, you need an electronic fence to keep it safe.
Turning off breakers at a home's main electrical panel

How to Cut Power Before Making Electrical Repairs

Here's how to check power on circuit breakers before making electrical repairs.
Kitchen with ambient lighting including pendant lights, natural light and under cabinet lighting

4 Ways to Boost Your Home’s Ambience with Lighting

The right lighting choice can shift how a room feels. Ready to transform your home? Keep these tips in mind.
Portable Generac Generator resting on a lawn

Safety Tips for Operating a Generator

Generators are popular when severe storms strike because they power up all kinds of necessities. But they can be dangerous when not used properly.
Eco-friendly bathroom with ceramic tile floors and blue walls

5 Ways to Freshen up a Bathroom

Light remodeling is one of the biggest trends these days. Learn what it means, and how easy it is from Danny Lipford.