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Home Improvement

  • Fall Home Checklist

    Early fall is the best time to evaluate the condition of your home and prepare for the coming winter months. Here’s a list of problems areas and what to do.…

  • Blogging with Bob Vila

    After starting my career at This Old House I’ve come full-circle as I’m now a featured columnist on Bob Vila’s blog. I’ll be covering a variety of topics and I’ve already…

  • Rad Reasons To Shop at Lowe’s

    Lowe’s motto is “never stop improving”, which we think is a great choice of words as it doesn’t necessarily mention the home or remodeling. We’ve found that what Lowe’s really wants…

  • Treehouse: The Green Home Improvement Center

    It’s finally happened. The green building movement now has a retailer to call its own, Treehouse. Treehouse opened last week in Austin, TX and is the country’s first home improvement center…

  • Top 5 New Tools for Your Wish List

    Envy. Awe. Uncontrollable desire. Warning – you may experience all of these things when you get a load of these tools. New to the market or just improvements to tried and…

  • Must-Have Tools For Home Repair Success

    A DIYer without tools is like an artist without a paintbrush; a writer without a pencil; a blogger without a computer — well, you get my drift. The importance of tools…

  • Groupon Home Improvement Coupons

    If you love searching for coupons, deals and discounts then you’ll love Groupon even more. By signing up you could receive coupons for deals from Ace Hardware and many other home…

  • Majority Of Homeowners Prioritize Home Improvements

    A survey taken by American Express (and reported by MarketWatch of The Wall Street Journal digital network) indicates that a majority of homeowners will continue to invest in home improvements throughout…

  • Home Improvement – There’s an App For That

    It’s no secret that developers are clamoring to build the next great app for the iPhone or iPod Touch. Home Improvement retailers and service providers have also jumped into the game…

  • Time to Divorce Rent-A-Husband

    Strange enough we’ve never heard of Rent-A-Husband but apparently the man behind the business, Kaile Warren, has been featured in numerous mainstream media outlets such as CBS’ Early Show and Parade…

  • Home Repair Books: An Overlooked Resource

    If you were seeking information for a home improvement project pre-internet (which wasn’t that long ago), your options were: A. Ask a friend, family member or your local hardware store for…

  • Is Tool Time Back on the Air?

    So it’s a fictional show on a sitcom but the concept of Tool Time, which was slightly modified from This Old House, was always entertaining as Tim fumbled his way through…

  • Fixing Your Home Improvement Relationship

    Getting on the same page with your spouse for major home improvements is often easier than you might think as you give yourselves time to discuss and you are typically working…

  • Share Your Favorite Houseblogs

    We’ve always thought the best home improvement how-to’s and advice come from home improvement enthusiasts who are doing it themselves and passing along the knowledge and mistakes they’ve made that can…

  • Home Improvement Movie Showdown

    It looks like ServiceMagic has thrown down the gauntlet and challenged our list of Top 10 Home Improvement Movies with a list of their own. Understandably their list contains several of…

  • Deep Discounts on Homes Continues

    Home prices continue to fall and according to S&P/Case-Shiller National Home Price index, an indicator of real-estate market direction, prices dropped 19.1% this first quarter compared to a year ago which…

  • The Handyguys Podcasts

    We’ve been a bit behind on the world of podcasts but we’ve found one that we will definitely subscribe to called Handyguys. The Handyguys are actually Brian and Paul who since…

  • Greatest List of Home Improvement Tips

    This is the best list of general home improvement tips we’ve seen in a long time and we’re almost certain that you’ve never seen any of these tips before so please…