Understanding Your Home’s Energy Use

One popular myth about saving energy is that all you have to do is adjust your thermostat and use your HVAC system less. While it’s true that running your heat and AC requires a lot of power, it’s only responsible for about 48 percent of your energy bills each month. Using a programmable thermostat can…


Update Your Cabinets for a Fresh Look

Replacing your cabinets can be a costly venture. Fortunately, these DIY home improvement ideas can help you give your kitchen and bathroom a fresh, updated look with minimal effort and cost. If you’re happy with the color of your cabinets, give them a good cleaning and replace the hardware with something more current. You’ll be…


Oops! I left a Window Open During Radon Testing

It’s easy for little things to slip your mind when you’re having fun with your family. Maybe you scheduled a family outing or a romantic date while your home is getting checked for radon. Then you remember that someone accidentally left a window open. Do you have to repeat the test? Getting Reliable Results Well…yes.…


Will New Windows Provide Energy Savings?

When it comes to your monthly bills, one of the bills you have the most control over is your energy bill. Everyone has advice on how to save energy and money. If you want to save the most money, you have to be able to separate fact from fiction. New windows are one myth about…


Stylish and Pet-Friendly Home Upgrades

If you share your home with a furry friend, there are plenty of DIY home improvement ideas that can help you create a stylish space to make your dog or cat feel happy and relaxed. First, choose a location where you know your pet will be comfortable. It’s a good idea to pick a spot…


Hide Unsightly Cords for a Polished Look

If you have a lot of electronic devices in your home, the tangle of cords could take away from the finished look of a room. Fortunately, these DIY home improvement ideas can help you disguise any cord for a clean and polished look you’re sure to love. For televisions and entertainment centers, a simple cord…


Make the Most of Unused Space With Simple Shelving

If you’re looking for an easy way to create extra space in your home, some simple DIY home improvement ideas can help you make the most of what you already have. Corners are often neglected, because most furniture is typically centered on your walls. However, you can utilize these areas while giving any room a…