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

  • How to Install Wainscoting

    The next time you get the urge to redecorate one of the rooms in your home, you might think twice before heading straight to your favorite paint or wallpaper dealer.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jul 1, 2019
  • Tips For A Successful Open Floor Plan

    So you’ve taken the leap and have decided to create an open floor plan in your home. But truly achieving an open floor plan doesn’t stop at the remodel. Everything between your rug selection, lighting choices, and furniture arrangement matters when it comes to creating airy, free-flowing spaces in your house.

    By Krista Doyle Jun 3, 2019
  • Protect Your Home From Hail Damage

    It’s that time of year when many parts of the U.S. see severe storms with heavy rains, winds and sometimes hail. See the infographic below for more information.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Mar 27, 2019
  • Do-It-Yourself & Do-It-For-Yourself: Benefits Of DIY

    Hiring someone else to do your remodeling project may be more convenient. Yet to focus only on convenience would be short-sighted, for there are actually many reasons why homeowners might want to do the aforementioned projects and many others themselves.

    By Jacob Hurwith Mar 7, 2019
  • Infographic: Home Improvement Projects & Mental Health

    Have you ever started a DIY home project and left it for a few days, maybe months, until it was finished? While there is initial excitement when starting an upgrade or remodeling project, that can quickly go away when plans don't go accordingly or it's a bit more work than you've expected.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Mar 6, 2019
  • How to Tidy Up an Open Concept Home

    Having an open floor plan is great for entertaining but can be a pain to keep organized. We've broken down the best ways to keep your open floor plan clean and organized.

    By Jill Scheer Feb 17, 2019
  • Preparing For The 2019 Polar Vortex

    According to the National Weather Service in Chicago, these extreme temperatures are expected to hit an all-time low record, with the closest reported temperatures last seen in 1994 at -11 as the high. Here’s how to prepare for the polar vortex.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Jan 29, 2019
  • Reasons To Hire A General Contractor

    It sounds so simple, doesn't it?

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jan 20, 2019
  • How To Be A Good Neighbor During A Remodel

    You may not have considered it, but a remodeling project can impact your neighbors lifestyle as well. To maintain a good relationship, here are a few tips on how you can be a good neighbor during a remodel.You may not have considered it, but a remodeling project can impact your neighbors lifestyle as well. To maintain a good relationship, here are a few tips on how you can be a good neighbor during a remodel.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Jul 29, 2018
  • Tips For Long Distance Moving

    A move can be quite a transition for any family, but even more so when it’s a long-distance trip. Help your family prepare for the journey with these tips.

    By Jaclyn Crawford May 7, 2018
  • ImproveNet Monthly RoundUp: April 2018

    Have you started your spring cleaning yet? If not, here are a few tips and ideas from this April.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Apr 30, 2018
  • Change The Look Of Your Yard With An Arbor Or Pergola

    Looking for a way to add an eye-catching focal point to your yard? For yards big and small, consider adding an arbor or pergola.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Apr 18, 2018