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

  • Hiring a Painter for Home Remodeling Project

    Since neither you nor your contractor can read each other's minds, it is essential that you maintain the lines of clear communication that caused you to select this contractor in the first place.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 14, 2014
  • Christmas Tree Care & Maintenace

    It's hard to believe, but Americans buy an astounding 33 million Christmas trees every year.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 14, 2014
  • Custom Home Building Process: Pre-Construction Research

    As with any major purchase, before you start construction on your custom home, there is a certain amount of research that should be done.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 9, 2014
  • Thanksgiving Preparation Guide

    Thanksgiving can’t come soon enough and that means friends and family are heading to your house, leaving you little if any time to prepare your home for its biggest day of the year. The big Thanksgiving meal is only one week away, which means homeowners still have time to update, clean and decorate their homes.

    By Jacob Hurwith May 7, 2014
  • Home Improvements That Increase Resale Value

    Owning a home is an investment in which you hope to get a good return when you sell. By making home improvements, you can greatly increase the value of your home by making it more desirable to buyers.

    By Andrea Davis Apr 5, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Remove Paint From Fireplace Mantels

    Many older homes were built with ornate fireplace mantels. Over the years, different owners of the home may have added their own touch to the decor such as painting the mantel.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Apr 1, 2014
  • DIY Tips for How to Strip Paint from Wood

    Many common home remodeling projects will involve stripping paint from wood.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 31, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Remove Vinyl Wallpaper

    Whether you are stripping a new home or remodeling your existing residence, you might be eager to get rid of your wallpaper and give the space a fresh new upgrade.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 27, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How to Build An Outdoor BBQ

    If you do a lot of outdoor cooking and backyard entertaining, you're probably well aware of your old gas grill's shortcomings—and the limits of your backyard.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 26, 2014
  • Can You Wallpaper Over Paneling?

    Wood paneling has the right texture to lay wallpaper on, if that’s something you decide you want to do instead of paint.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 19, 2014
  • Construction Cost Savings with Green Building

    Not only can green building products be healthier for people and good for the environment, but many green products also are less expensive.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Dec 31, 2013
  • Tips For Remodeling & Renovation Contracts

    A contract is a document that clearly states the expectations and responsibilities of the parties involved in a project and protects each party's rights concerning the project.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Oct 22, 2013