Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Jim Cantore and Danny Lipford

How to Keep Critters Out of Your Home

Here are some frequently asked questions about controlling common critters, and how you can keep them out of your home.
Painting a porch column outside.

Painting Outside in Cold Weather

Exterior latex paint doesn’t cure well in cold weather, particularly if the humidity is high. Watch this video to find out how low the temperature can go when painting outside.
Fire in wood burning fireplace.

Improving the Heating Efficiency of a Fireplace

Traditional wood burning fireplaces look great, but they’re not a very efficient way to heat your home. Watch this video for tips on how to improve the heating efficiency of fireplaces.
Misting system mounted on shade arbor.

Using Water Misters to Keep Cool Outdoors in Summer

Installing a DIY misting system, misting umbrella, or misting fan on your deck or patio is a great way to keep cool on a hot summer day. Watch this video to find out more.
Front porch decked out with Christmas lights at night

7 Christmas Decor Tips That Help the Planet

These environmentally friendly Christmas decor ideas also will save you money.

8 Easy, Eco-Friendly House Cleaning Tips

Baking soda, white vinegar and some lemons are all you need to tackle quite a few house cleaning chores! Here's how to use them.
Jim Cantore and Jen Carfagno interviewing Danny Lipford about winter energy-saving tips on AMHQ on The Weather Channel

9 Winter Energy Bill Hacks To Save You Money

Want to save energy in the winter? It doesn’t have to cost you a lot of time and money. Follow these simple tasks to drastically lower your heating bills.
Installing gutter guard covers.

Choosing Gutter Guard Covers for Your Home

Find tips on how to choose the right gutter guard covers for your home. Watch this video to find out more.
Standard point of use surge protector.

Lightning Protection for Home Appliances and Electronics

Lightning can damage appliances and electronic devices, even if your home doesn’t receive a direct hit. Watch this video for tips on how to protect your home by installing a whole house surge suppressor.