Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
New wooden deck on house.

Top Home Improvement Investments for 2014

Thinking about adding a deck or remodeling your kitchen to increase the value of your home? You might want to check out Remodeling magazine’s 2014 Cost vs. Value return on investment stats before you do. Read on to find out more.
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What to Do After a Hurricane

Find out about homeowner hurricane and flood insurance, and what to do after a storm passes to limit damage and get the claims process going.

How to Keep the Drama Out of Home Renovation

Remodeling your home can be a very stressful time for homeowners, but the more you understand and are realistic about the processes involved, the smoother the renovation of your house will go. Read on for the top four tips on how to reduce stress during a home renovation.
Living room with fireplace and wall of windows.

Importance of Updating Homeowners Insurance Coverage

Your home is your biggest investment, so it only makes sense to make sure losses from fire, theft, or severe weather are covered. Watch this video to see how to update your homeowners insurance policy.
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How to Hire a Contractor for Home Remodeling Projects

Find out how to hire a contractor for your home improvement project that does quality work and will complete the project on time, along with a list of questions to ask so your remodeling job will go smoothly.
Danny Lipford, daughter Chelsea, and wife Sharon meet with Realtor at house.

House Buying Tips for First Time Homeowners

The first of our six-part First Time Homeowner series follows home improvement expert Danny Lipford and his daughter Chelsea as she hunts for a house to call her own. Watch this video to find out more.

How to Find a Reliable Contractor for Your Home

Learn how to find a reputable, reliable contractor for your home addition or other projects from home improvement expert Danny Lipford.
Danny Lipford in remodeled kitchen.

Top 10 Home Improvement Returns on Investment

See which home improvement projects give you the most bang for your buck, from kitchens and bathroom remodels to adding a deck or finishing a basement. Watch this video to find out more.
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How to Plan and Budget for a Kitchen Renovation

Spending time deciding what you would like in your kitchen is the first step in a successful kitchen renovation. Next comes deciding how much you can afford to spend on the project and making a budget that fits your income. Watch this video to find out how to plan and budget for a kitchen remodel in your home.