Our backyard is great but has one drawback. The side wall facing the street is only 4’10” in height so the average person walking can see into our yard and jumping the wall is quite easy. There have been quite a few break-ins in our neighborhood and many of them […]
See the newest contemporary garage doors from Clopay at this year’s Builder’s Show as well as on display at The New American Home.
Photos from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas
Set it and forget it. Clean your grill without picking up a brush.
Don’t throw away your Christmas tree. Recycle it and put it to good use.
This car battery jump starter does much more than just start your car.
Three players have emerged as leaders in the smart home space. Who among them will come out on top or will it be an upstart?
Last year we visited the Butler Street Foundry, a metal shop located on the Southside of Chicago in the shadow of Comiskey Park. We met the owner, John Lamonica, at a Craftsman event and besides being an artisan metalworker he also works closely with kids and inspires them to learn […]
We just launched a Craigslist alternative on our partner site, Built by Kids. It’s a safe and friendly place to buy and sell, baby and kids gear with your neighbors and community.
Window and door styles are as varied as ever. Make sure you are aware of the terminology when you are shopping, so you can find exactly what you are looking for.
Now that winter weather is here, you may find yourself in the midst of an ice storm. Besides creating incredibly hazardous driving conditions, ice storms are also dangerous because it doesn’t take much ice accumulation to bring down tree branches, power lines and cause other damage to property. Although you […]
If you’ve come to the realization that you need to replace some or all of the windows in your home, you may be surprised by the myriad of options available.
This new HVLP sprayer system from Wagner is a perfect companion for any home improvement painting project.
If you’ve got a corded circular saw in good condition but is gathering dust, convert it into a table saw by building one from scratch.
In the future, every appliance and device in your home will be connected. Imagine the possibilities!
Temperatures are falling quickly and before you blink the first winter storm will hit your home. Before that happens you need to take steps to ensure your home is properly winterized and that starts with making your home energy efficient.
Since most of us start our day in the bathroom, here are 5 tips for making the most out of that space.
Full-sized grilling in a grill designed for smaller spaces. The gas Patio Bistro is a perfect travel-sized gas grill that offers infrared heat.
Any tool junky will be envious of these gorgeous woodshops
The Lowe’s Vine channel and #LowesFixinSix campaign is one of the most popular, and we got a sneak peak at how they are made.
Pumpkin carving can be less of a chore by tackling it with your power tools.