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

  • What Is Asphalt?

    Using asphalt for driveways, parking lots, or other similar spaces is a cost-effective and long-lasting option. ImproveNet can help connect you with professionals to get the job done.

    By Jill Scheer Oct 18, 2020
  • How To Get A Building Permit

    Getting ready to begin a new home improvement project? Here are the ins and outs of building permits. Learn how to get a building permit and how to know if you need one for your project.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Oct 13, 2020
  • Building A Fence On A Budget

    A backyard fence can transform the look of your home. But how can you do it on a budget? We have the answer.

    By Jill Scheer Sep 6, 2020
  • DIY Storage Shelves

    A flexible shelving system is one of the best ways to handle storage problems in the basement, garage or utility room.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Aug 25, 2020
  • Everything Newlyweds Need To Know About Buying Your First Home

    As newlyweds, buying and settling into your first home is an exciting and nerve-racking experience. Knowing what to expect can help the process go smoothly. From budgeting to renovations, here’s your step-by-step guide to first-time home ownership.

    By Elli Bishop Aug 25, 2020
  • Renovation Financing

    Renovating your house–whether it’s building an addition, giving the kitchen a facelift or finishing the basement–adds to your quality of life and increases the resale value of your home.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Aug 25, 2020
  • Fire Safety & Disabilities Guide

    According to FEMA, each year approximately 17,500 are injured and 3,400 die because of fire. There are dangers associated with fire for everyone, but people with disabilities face unique challenges in these emergencies.

    By Andrea Davis Aug 24, 2020
  • Home Emergency & Disaster Safety

    Weather can change dramatically and often quite suddenly too, causing severe destruction, injuries, and even fatalities.

    By Andrea Davis Aug 24, 2020
  • Guide To Pet-Safe House Plants

    Most pets love exploring their territory and playing near plants, so it's important that pet owners are aware of the potential dangers posed by houseplants.

    By Andrea Davis Aug 24, 2020
  • A Guide To Popular Home Styles

    Whether you’re shopping for a new a new home or trying to find the best style for your current residence, being able to identify house styles can help. Here’s our guide to popular home styles.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Aug 24, 2020
  • 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 Aug 24, 2020
  • Benefits Of Hiring A Contractor

    When it comes to home improvement, most projects begin with a do-it-yourself, or DIY idea. While DIY home improvement may look easy on television or in books, this does not always translate over to real life.

    By Andrea Davis Aug 24, 2020