Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Two-story home in winter during snowfall

Snow Removal: What You Should Know to Stay Safe

Snow removal is important, but what you don’t know about this chore could cost you. Here’s how to keep you and your house safe.
Removing snow with a snow shovel

Avoid These 5 Common Snow Removal Mistakes

Snow removal can be tedious and expensive. But if you follow these steps, you will keep your property safe, no matter how much snow falls.
Ice dam, as seen on the side of a home in the winter

Ice Dam Protection Using This Simple Tool

Daniel needs help preventing an ice dam from forming on his roof — here are our tips, and so much more, on this week's Today's Homeowner Radio Show.

How to Prevent Ice Dams on Your Roof

Need help preventing ice dams from forming on your roof? Here's a crash course on ice dams and what you can do before they cause expensive damage.
roof-hail-damage

How to Protect Your Home Before and After Hailstorms

Hail damage can be quite costly — to the tune of $1 billion per year. Here's how to protect your home.

How to Protect Your Home During Extreme Cold Weather

Extreme cold weather — brrr! — can be hard on your home. Follow these tips when freezing weather, snow and ice hit your area.
Car, seen from behind, while stalled on the road during a winter storm

Winter Survival Kit: 25 Items to Stock in Your Car

People usually stock their first aid kits and gather supplies in case of extreme winter weather, but one situation that's often overlooked is driving in harsh weather. Here's what you need.
Steps with snow and ice on them

How to Use Deicers and Anti-Icers on Sidewalks and Driveways

When freezing weather hits, sidewalks and driveways can become dangerously slick. Deicers and anti-icers are chemicals that help to break or prevent a bond between the ice and concrete. Read on to find tips for how to use deicers and anti-icers effectively this winter.