Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Dogwood branch with blooms

April Lawn & Garden To-Do List

In April the weather is warming, trees and spring bulbs are showing off blooms, yet cold weather threatens the eager gardener who starts too early. As plants and gardeners awaken, the mad rush of planting, pruning, and plowing descends.
Danny Lipford inspecting for termites under a house.

May Home Maintenance To-Do List

With the weather too nice to be stuck inside, most of this month's home maintenance to-do list focuses on getting the outside of your home ready for summer picnics and barbecues.
Danny Lipford in attic to inspect roof for leaks.

March Home Maintenance To-Do List

This month's home maintenance to-do list will get your home in top shape for spring, including everything from roof repair and foundation drainage to checking for plumbing leaks and cleaning tile grout. Read on to find out more.
Danny Lipford in front of home.

Spring Home Maintenance To-Do List

Spring is finally here, and I hope you've got a lot of energy, because this season's to-do list will really get you moving! From cleaning gutters and windows to organizing your garage, our spring maintenance list will get your home in shape so you can enjoy the summer ahead.

How to Spring Clean the Outside of Your Home

Cleaning and repairing the outside of your home doesn’t have to be a spring project, though it is nice to get outside and enjoy the warm weather after a long, cold winter inside. Here are some often neglected outdoor maintenance projects you might want to consider.

May Lawn and Garden To-Do List

Whether you’re just getting your hands dirty for the first time, or already have calluses from digging, here are some tips and chores for the May lawn and garden.
Danny Lipford in attic to inspect roof for leaks.

March Home Maintenance To-Do List

This month's home maintenance to-do list will get your home in top shape for spring, including everything from roof repair and foundation drainage to checking for plumbing leaks and cleaning tile grout. Read on to find out more.
Exterior Thanksgiving décor featuring fall garland, pumpkins, bales of hay and pumpkins

How to Decorate for Thanksgiving: The Basics

Planning to host Thanksgiving dinner? Make sure your home is filled with seasonally appropriate decor.
Grilling safely on the Fourth of July

15 Tips to Grill Safely this Fourth of July

July is a peak month for grill-related fires. Don't become a statistic — follow these tips to grill safely this Fourth of July!