Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Chelsea Lipford Wolf installs The Duck Brand's Max Window Roll On Kit

3 Steps to Prevent Drafty Windows

Your home should provide shelter from winter weather. Here are three steps to prevent drafty windows so you can stay comfortable as temperatures dip.
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Garden Design: 5 Tips for a Beautiful, Sustainable Backyard

When it comes to the state of our planet, each one of us can do something to reduce our carbon footprint — start with these garden design tips.
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6 Tips to Make Your Backyard Eco-Friendly

Making your backyard eco-friendly will save you water, electricity, money and time. Here are ways to make your yard beautiful and environmentally friendly.
Danny Lipford caulks around the windows outside a home.

Air Leaks: 5 Ways AC Escapes Your Home

Chances are, conditioned air is escaping your home. Find out about these air leaks, and what you can do about them.

3 Tips to Benefit from Natural Light in Your Home

Want to save money? Take advantage of natural light. It's good for your power bill and your health!
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How to Clean Your Home Naturally Using Common Household Products

A number of common household products found in your kitchen can be used to clean your home naturally without harmful chemicals or releasing VOCs in the air. Watch this video to find out how.
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How to Prevent Heat Loss and Gain in Your Home

Up to 40% of the heat loss or gain in a home is due to leaks in the thermal envelope surrounding the living space. To save energy, make sure the attic has plenty of insulation, and fill any cracks or gaps around windows, doors, plumbing pipes, and HVAC lines. Installing foam gaskets behind switch and outlet covers is another good way to reduce air infiltration in your home.
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A Year of Simple Solutions

Today's Homeowner is looking back at the little things that made last year a little bit simpler. We compiled a list of Joe Truini's top ten Simple Solutions of 2018 that are sure to help you around the house.

A Beginner’s Guide to DIY Solar Energy Installation

Homeowners can lower costs for a solar power system by installing components themselves, saving thousands of dollars on installation fees.