Helping you plan your home improvement project, from start to finish

  • 10 Steps You Need To Take When Your Power Goes Out

    Power outages are never fun, but they are a fact of life and every homeowner will have to deal with a power outage sooner rather than later. Whether it’s a blown fuse, a power outage across the block or inclement weather, your home’s power is not 100% immune to natural causes or every day wear and tear.

    By Jill Scheer Aug 13, 2019
  • DIY Security Light Installation Tips & Tricks

    If you've ever had your home broken into, you know the sense of violation it leaves behind. Homes are private spaces, and they're supposed to be free of public intrusion.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jul 1, 2019
  • 2019 Lighting Trends

    Have you ever changed out a light fixture just to see that it redefined how the space looked? If you haven’t, now might be the year to do so. An affordable light fixture update can be just what you need update the look of any room in the home.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Dec 10, 2018
  • How Can I Stop My Fluorescent Lights From Buzzing?

    Fluorescent lights sometimes buzz, flicker or hum. This is not something that has to stay the same or be replaced with a whole new light or with a phone call to an electrician.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Nov 12, 2018
  • How To Brighten A Dark Room

    Even for rooms that have the smallest of windows, there are ways you can boost the sunshine in the space. Here are a few ways to brighten up a dark room.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Oct 14, 2018
  • The Best Lighting For Your Kitchen

    There are many choices when it comes to kitchen lighting. You’ll often need more than one source to highlight specific areas of the room. Here are a few ideas to help you choose the best lighting for your kitchen.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Jun 25, 2018
  • What Is A Switch Loop & How Does It Work?

    See how you use switch loops every day and how switch loop wiring works. Once you see how electrical switch wiring works, use ImproveNet to find electricians nearby.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 9, 2018
  • The TV Guide: How To Care For Your Television & Accessories

    With a little television maintenance, you can extend the life and quality of your TV. Start adding regular TV care to your home checklist with this guide on how you can best care for your television and accessories.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Feb 11, 2018
  • 2018 Lighting Trends

    Light fixtures are a great and budget-friendly way to dress up a room. See 2018 lighting trends that are sure to stand out.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Dec 13, 2017
  • Light Fixtures That Brighten Up Your Décor

    Looking for a small change to make a big difference in your room? Consider a decorative light fixture. From modern chandeliers to trendy copper flush mount lighting, see what you can do.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Nov 6, 2017
  • Solar Landscape Lighting To Boost Curb Appeal

    Your outdoor décor doesn’t end when the sun goes down. See a few ideas you can use to boost your curb appeal with outdoor solar lights.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Apr 20, 2017
  • Dining Room Chandeliers That Create Conversation

    A dining room is a place where company to gather and enjoy a meal together. See a few dining room chandelier ideas that will inspire conversation.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Mar 15, 2017