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

  • Hot Water Installation

    While installing a new hot water heater is certainly not a project for the faint, it can be done in one day with the necessary tools and steps.

    By Jacob Hurwith Feb 10, 2016
  • How To Avoid Frozen Pipes

    When water freezes, it expands. That's why a can of soda explodes if it's put into a freezer for too long. When water freezes in a pipe, it expands the same way.

    By Jill Scheer Feb 9, 2016
  • Preventing Mold In Your Home

    Mold can be harmful to your health and property and can be difficult to remove. While you may be focused on preventing mold in your basement, it's important to recognize that it can grow in just about any other place in your home.

    By Jon Labelle Jan 14, 2016
  • DIY Tips For Water Heater Maintenance

    The water heater is something most of us take for granted, until it suddenly stops working. As cold water imposes reality, we desperately dial a plumber or rush off to get a new water heater.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jan 11, 2016
  • Family Water Saving Ideas At Home & Away From Home

    Because of the need to be alert to the environment and the natural resources, people need to help by saving these resources whenever possible. One of the best ways to save resources is by all family members helping out.

    By Jacob Hurwith Nov 28, 2015
  • How To Thaw Frozen Pipes

    If the past few weeks are any indication, winter is not going away and subfreezing temperatures are not leaving anytime soon. Nonetheless, your body is not the only one feeling the brunt of another winter. Your home, including your pipes, has to live through these cold months

    By Jacob Hurwith Feb 25, 2015
  • Masking Tape Types and Tips

    The painting season is upon us, so we'll make our annual contribution to the topic with a painting article of a different nature. Most painting articles tell you all about putting paint on a surface.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jul 25, 2014
  • How To Find & Hire A Local Plumber

    Some homeowners do not think about locating a plumber until they have a major water leak or a clogged drain. However, the best time to locate a plumber is long before a plumbing emergency ever occurs.

    By Andrea Davis Jul 25, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Replace A Washing Machine Mixing Valve

    If no water enters your washing machine during the fill cycle, or if only cold water is entering the appliance, there is a strong possibility that the water mixing valve needs to be replaced.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Mar 20, 2014
  • Why Is My Home Water Pressure So Low

    Low water pressure can mess up a lot of things in the house: a good shower, dishwasher work, cleaning dishes in the sink, getting water from your fridge, and a whole other slew of issues.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Oct 3, 2013