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

  • Going Green: How To Make The Switch Over

    Going green is a choice rife with confusion. There are so many green products and technologies on the market now that it can be hard to know which ones to include in your green building project. How do you even start?

    By Andrea Davis Jul 9, 2020
  • 10 DIY Halloween Decorating Ideas

    Whether it's creating a mummy door or a witch on a broom, there are endless possibilities for decorating your home for Halloween. Here are 10 homemade/DIY Halloween decoration tips.

    By Jill Scheer Apr 2, 2020
  • 7 Tips To Make Your House Smell Better

    Odors in the home don’t have to be a common occurrence. There are easy DIY ways to prevent & maintain a home that not only looks good, but smells good too.

    By Katie Carlson Aug 15, 2019
  • NeoCon 2019 Recap

    Did you miss NeoCon 2019 in Chicago? Don't worry, we've recapped our favorite interior design trends here. Read what's hot right now.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Jun 17, 2019
  • 10 Must-Have Items For The Ultimate Man Cave

    Man caves give us the space to enjoy football with the guys, a relaxing pool game or pure quietness to get extra work done. The benefits are endless, but before you go building your extravagant man cave, be sure to include these 10 necessary items all man caves absolutely NEED.

    By Jacob Hurwith Apr 14, 2019
  • A Guide to Planting a Tree in your Backyard

    Purchasing a tree to plant in the yard of your home is a long-term investment that will provide rich dividends as it grows. Make sure your tree and investment in the future flourish to its fullest potential by choosing its growing location carefully.

    By Andrea Davis Apr 10, 2019
  • Home Improvement Interior Decorating Guide

    When it comes to decorating your home and giving it personality, there are plenty of home interior design terms you may not be aware of. Words like scale, line, color, pattern, texture, rhythm, and balance all describe important concepts that can help you create a beautifully decorated home.

    By Andrea Davis Apr 3, 2019
  • Home Improvement: The Dangers of Popcorn Ceilings

    The popcorn ceiling, also referred to as a stucco ceiling or the more colloquial "cottage cheese" ceiling, was once very popular in homes. Known for their trademark texture, popcorn ceilings were easy to identify but became infamous over the years for their association with asbestos.

    By Andrea Davis Apr 3, 2019
  • Book Binding and Restoration from Home

    Reading books has been an enjoyable hobby for centuries. In fact, historians believe that the first form of book was the tablets used in ancient Mesopotamia.

    By Andrea Davis Apr 3, 2019
  • ImproveNet Monthly Roundup: March 2019

    March is here and that means hopefully a little bit of springtime weather for you to enjoy. It’s about that time of year when you start thinking of all the outdoor projects to complete while the weather is nice. I’m here to help if you’ve missed a few articles this month. Check out our top posts and see if there are any tips you can use this spring.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Mar 31, 2019
  • Rock Collecting: An Educational Home Hobby

    The oldest rock ever discovered is more than 3.9 billion years old. Eight elements combine in various ways to form a majority of the different stones at Earth's surface: sodium, oxygen, potassium, silicon, magnesium, aluminum, calcium, and iron.

    By Andrea Davis Mar 5, 2019
  • ImproveNet Monthly Roundup: February 2019

    From ideas to improve your man cave to ways you can make your bathroom safe for all, we’ve covered a lot of topics this month. Here are a few you should take a look at from February 2019.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Feb 25, 2019