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

  • How Home Insulation Saves You Money

    If your new HVAC system was your new car, then your home’s insulation would be the engine, breaks and all the other parts that keep it running as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

    By Jacob Hurwith Jul 7, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Get Rid Of Water In Basement Crawl Space

    Given that the basement is below ground, it stands a higher chance of water leakage than other parts of the home, save for perhaps the kitchen or bathroom.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 14, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Install A Basement Egress Window

    If you're considering a basement renovation as a way to expand your living space, don't be surprised if your building-codes office has something to say about it

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 14, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Waterproof Basement Walls

    To keep your basement walls from getting any moisture, it’s important to waterproof them. To do that though, you must first figure out exactly where they need to be waterproofed from both the outside and inside.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 9, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Fix Mold In Basement Crawlspace

    Basements are some of the most common places for mold to grow. This is an area where there’s a lot of dampness, old plumbing, leaking, wood that can rot after time, and a buildup of humidity from things like outdoor conditions coming in through windows and hot water heaters.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author May 7, 2014
  • 5 Must-Have Items to Create the Ultimate Woman Cave

    Woman caves, or mom caves, should not be taking a back seat to the more traditional man cave. Women, much like their male counterparts, need their own space to unwind and relax.

    By Jill Scheer Apr 5, 2014
  • 7 Basement Remodels You Wish You Had

    In the old days, storage and extra bedrooms were the prime reasons to remodel or finish a basement. Now, homeowners expect to host Super Bowl parties or graduations in their renovated basement.

    By Jacob Hurwith Apr 3, 2014
  • Can I Get Rid Of Post In Middle of Basement?

    A basement support post is installed to keep a foundation frame in a wood-frame house from sagging under the weight of the building.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Apr 2, 2014
  • What To Do With Leaking Basement Windows

    If water fills up in your basement window wells and runs inside, you will need drains in the wells.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Apr 1, 2014
  • 5 Must-Haves For Creating The Ultimate Basement Home Theater

    Your basement has everything you need to make an ideal home theater. Basements provide quiet surroundings and little natural light, both ideal settings to watch movies.

    By Alyson Yu Mar 26, 2014
  • Humidity In The Basement

    If your basement is the location for your washer and dryer or your hot water heater, then there’s probably a lot of humidity buildup on a daily basis.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Oct 21, 2013