The annual New Year’s resolution is almost a rite of passage. Every year, we try to find something that we can improve and resolve to make changes that will increase the value of our lives. For homeowners, we can do the same thing with our...

Winter is here, which means it is time for the holidays. As the days tick off before your guests arrive, then you may find yourself looking for some DIY home tips and tricks to get ready for your friends, family and any other guests that...

Every homeowner is looking for a little more. A little more cash in their pocket and a little more comfort in their home. Luckily, making energy efficient home improvements accomplish both! According to a report from the Washington Post homes with these energy efficient upgrades also...

There are many reasons why homeowners choose to fix up their home. For the weekend warriors out there, if the upgrade or fix is not dangerous, then it is worth the time and effort repair themselves. After all, there is a great deal of satisfaction...

In 1971, the National Electrical Code added an important requirement that would save thousands of lives and help reduce the amount of home electrocutions by 50%. What was the key addition? Ground fault circuit interrupters (or GFCI) are inexpensive electrical devices designed to protect people...

Typically, people don’t think about their water heaters until they have a leak or they don’t have any hot water. For most people, a water heater is something you take for granted. Water heater professionals are experts about how to repair, replace, and install them. They...

In general, there are significant portions of the tax code that helps promote homeownership. The most notable of these tax provisions is the mortgage payment interest deduction, which covers interest paid on the first $1 million of home loans. This tax deduction is very valuable for first-time...

Pretty soon Santa will be riding around the night sky and landing on roofs across the world. After Santa leaves, then winter will be in full swing and your roof will be alone with the cold and rainy weather. There are a few main things you...