Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
New corner windows on home.

Choosing the Right Windows for Your Home

Selecting new or replacement windows can be overwhelming with all the styles, materials, and features to choose from. Read on for tips on how to choose windows for your home.
skylight installed on roof.

Brighten Up Dark Rooms With Skylights

Adding skylights can really help brighten up a dark room. Even small units make a big difference in the way rooms look and feel. Read on to find out more.
Flashing pulled away from chimney in need of repair.

Leak-Proof Flashing: Fixing Leaks Around Chimneys

Roof leaks around chimneys are often caused by problems with the flashing--the sheet metal that keeps the intersection between the chimney and roof watertight. Read on to find out how to properly install roof flashing around chimneys.
Laying mosaic tile border.

Hiring A Tiling Contractor

Fixing a botched tiling job is expensive, disruptive, and messy, so hiring a seasoned professional and making sure the job gets done right the first time is essential. Read on to find out how to hire a tiler for your remodeling project.
Tile floor

How to Install Tile Over a Wood Subfloor

The use of a plywood subfloor topped by cement backer board has made tiling much easier today than when I started my remodeling career. But there are a few important considerations to take into account when tiling over a wood subfloor. Read on to find out more
Recessed light fixtures on ceiling.

Interior Lighting: Adding a Pleasant Atmosphere

Good lighting is a must have in any home. Not only is lighting functional, but it also creates a mood and atmosphere in any room. By using different lighting combinations, the same room can take on a whole new look. Read on to find out how.
Exterior of house

Maintenance Free Outdoors

Find out about three low maintenance products for your home from vinyl siding to composite decking to concrete form walkway. Read on to find out more.
patio pavers

How to Lay a Paver Patio

Spending time outdoors in the backyard is a great way to relax. However, a suitable place for the barbecue grill, table, and chairs is a must. Watch this video to find out how to lay a paver patio for your yard.
Completed swimming pool.

How Much Does a Swimming Pool Cost?

Here's what it takes to add a swimming pool to your yard, from design and layout to construction and finishing touches. Watch this video to find out more.