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Deep Discounts on Homes Continues

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 at that point had fell 18.1%. Previously foreclosure sales weren’t considered in this index as they made up such […]

The Handyguys Podcasts

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 the beginning of the year have been recording these podcasts that cover everything home related from Appliance Repairs to […]

Greatest List of Home Improvement Tips

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 bookmark this page and savor each and every one of these useful tips. * As they say, the three […]

You Say Cement, I Say Concrete

You Say Cement, I Say Concrete

There are many terms in the home improvement world that become interchanged with other similar terms when they have actually very different meanings. Here are a few examples. Cement/concrete: Cement refers only to the powder that hardens when you add water. If you add sand and aggregate to the mixture, […]

Beat Tim from Tool Time

Beat Tim from Tool Time

The Home Improvement Handyman Challenge is a game we can get into. Test your hammer, nailgun, and jigsaw skills like you never have before. [via Toolmonger]

More Home Improvement and DIY Videos

Ask The Builder Videos As the quality of online video continues to grow, many more DIY experts are getting behind the camera to share their tips, techniques, and opinions on home improvement and decorating. Along with Ask the Builder here are a few video channels that have some great content […]

Environmental Home Improvement Tips

Environmental Home Improvement Tips

We don’t know who these people are but they look like they could use some environmentally friendly home improvement tips and so can you.

This Old House is New Again

This Old House is New Again

Congratulations to the web team at This Old House (most notably, Betsy, Eric, Kristen, and Christopher) for their successful launch of the new and improved ThisOldHouse.com. It’s been almost two years in the making and through countless hours of thoughtful planning, maintaining a dedicated focus, and nose to the grindstone […]

Weekend Home Workout

Chris Wondra figures that working on your home could replace a few trips to the gym. Mowing Men–500 Women–395 Weeding Men–328 Women–296 Raking Men–361 Women–283 Planting flowers, shrubs and trees Men–340 Women–250 Sweeping outside (e.g., sidewalk) Men–336 Women–263 Bagging grass and leaves Men–336 Women–263 Wheelbarrow chores Men–420 Women–329 Cleaning out […]

Home Depot and Lowes

Gone are the days when Home Depot ruled the roost and was the only option for DIY homeowners. Lowes has been making steady progress in terms of reach and customer satisfaction and a recent study states that shoppers spend more money at Home Depot but enjoy their shopping experience more […]

Top Service Pros

Top Service Pros

There are many ways to find the right professional for your home improvement job. We always go with personal referrals but sometimes its hard to source for a contractor who has an obscure talent or you’re new to an area and don’t know anyone to ask. ServiceMagic has been around […]

Houseblogs New Community

Houseblogs New Community

Big news in the houseblogs world as Houseblogs.net has launched a new section called Houseblogs Community. You can now create your own profile on Houseblogs.net and bookmark various houseblog entries that you may have found helpful. You can also sort through the entries by tags and find the most popular […]

Do-It-Herself Home Repair DVD

Do-It-Herself Home Repair DVD

PBS is now selling the DVD version of the popular do-it-herself book Dare to Repair. Subjects covered include home safety, plumbing, walls and doors, and major appliances. Filmed before a female studio audience this video is sure to cover all of the home repair issues important to them. Thanks Outblush

The 7 Deadly Sins of Home Remodeling

The 7 Deadly Sins of Home Remodeling

Making “improvements” to your home isn’t always the best thing and many times it’s the wrong thing to do if you are trying to increase your property value. Be aware of the 7 sins of home remodeling and you’ll maximize every dollar spent on your home while increasing it’s value. […]

Welcome

We’ve seen a big surge in traffic today and would like to say howdy to all our new readers. Please browse through our DIY categories or use our search box to see if we’ve covered exactly what you’re looking for. We’ve also built a Rollyo search engine by compiling the […]

Watch Out for Home Improvement Scams

The burst in home construction and remodeling has also provided a sister industry of crooks that rely on the trustworthiness of homeowners to open up their homes for any “expert” that can help them create the house of their dreams. Prepare yourself by reading these tips. Tips to avoid home […]