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12 Common Weeds

Got weeds? Learn how to identify common weeds, including tips on why they’re thriving and how to get them under control.

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Removing Bathroom Fixtures When Remodeling

A bath remodel isn’t an easy one-day project. First off, you’re dealing with lots of different areas of construction: plumbing, flooring, drywall, countertops, etc. Plus, unlike new construction, you’re also working within preexisting conditions and therefore negotiating around older structures…

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The 20 Hottest U.S. Housing Markets

Midland takes the cake again! The Western Texas city with a population just shy of 135,000 was revealed as the nation’s hottest housing market for the third month in a row, according to new data from realtor.com®’s Market Hotness…

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Diagnosing Your Low-Pressure Faucet

If you’re met with only a dribble of water when you turn your faucet on, you’re dealing with low pressure. A low-pressure faucet is usually an easy fix. But sometimes, a slow flow of water from your faucet is the…

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Boost Your Roof: Hipped Roofing 101

Hipped roofing is a favored among many homeowners for its looks, durability and storage options. If you’re in the market for a new roof and a little overwhelmed with your options, consider a simple — yet stylish — hipped…

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Home Décor: 2018 Lighting Trends

Whether you’re purchasing a home or selling one, a lighting upgrade may soon be climbing your to-do list. In order to modernize your lights and increase your home’s value for years to come, find light fixtures that not only gel…

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8 Water-Saving Home Renovations

Water saving renovations are money saving renovations. Leaky pipes, outdated appliances, and poor irrigation practices hike up your water and energy bills and wreak havoc on your septic system. And, in drought-ridden states, water wasting can be subject to hefty…

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All About Front Entry Lighting

More than just a beacon leading to the front door, exterior lighting helps define the look of a house. With planning and a bit of math, you can put your home’s best face forward

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Laminate vs. Vinyl Flooring: Pros, Cons & Differences

If you’re looking for a hardwood alternative that’s easy on your budget but still looks good, then luxury vinyl or laminate are great choices. These two materials are often confused with one another. However, they have some important differences that…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Growing a Vegetable Garden

Next to building a patio, one of the most popular backyard projects for many homeowners is growing their own vegetable garden. As more people are making conscious decisions to eat healthier, it’s come as no surprise that at-home vegetable gardens…

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Composting and Landscaping at Home

When imagining one’s ideal home, the image is often accompanied by picturesque landscaping in the form of beautiful trees and manicured lawns. Unfortunately, attractively kept yards are often the result of chemicals that can be hard on the environment and…

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14 Secret Landscaper Tips and Tricks

These tools and techniques are used by professional landscapers to make quick work of yard and garden tasks. Steal their ideas and make more efficient use of your gardening time and money.

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New Home Production is Falling Behind

The latest monthly data on new home sales showed a bit of a pullback, but the overall trend continues to be solidly positive. The spring selling season is going extremely well for most builders, and pricing power for them is…

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How To: Paint Bathroom Cabinets

If your bathroom vanity has gone dingy with heavy use and exposure to moisture—or it’s just looking dated—paint can come to the rescue by offering an easy way to refresh your storage piece.

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Radiant Floor Heating 101

Radiant floor heating has become a popular solution to cold tile, icy driveways and home saunas. This type of heating system is installed beneath the floor and is controlled by a thermostat that you set, turn on, or turn off.…

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12 Outdoor Projects That Boost Your Home’s Value

Exterior upgrades enhance the look of your property and can offer recreational benefits. Not every renovation, however, produces a return on investment, and some upgrades (like swimming pools) make your home less attractive to potential buyers.

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