Home Improvement

When you’re looking to sell your home, the way your property looks when someone views it from the street can determine whether or not it sells. If you are thinking about selling your home, you may want to give your curb appeal another look. Depending...

There are several flooring choices that homeowners can install on their own if their home's subfloor is solid. However, if the project requires any bracing, joist work or faces other structural challenges, it's best to hire a professional. Here are the steps to follow to...

As your house ages, there are reasons to give it a nice makeover whether you want to or not. Older houses need help retaining their charm and staying safe for the long haul. Here are a few good reasons to give an older house some...

Capitalize on the added value of your home by updating in areas that will bring the biggest bang for your buck. Some updates grant more return on investment (ROI) than others. Interestingly, some upgrades will help push a sale forward without a large price ticket. A...

If you're like most people, you probably do some regular cleaning every week or so. But certain spots in your house or apartment can make it look or smell like you made no effort at all if they're not properly cleaned. They even can influence...

The summer is here with us yet again. It’s time to be active and enjoy the outdoors once again. Unlike other seasons, the summer weather is usually more calm. This means that the time has come for you to do some basic house maintenance and...

Do you want to improve your home's value without spending thousands? You don't need to carry out an entire extension or remodel. There are many cheap and sometimes even free ways to increase your home value. Whether you're planning on selling soon or merely want...

If you've ever watched one of the myriad cable TV home shows that depict buyers considering homes or people rehabbing houses, you're probably familiar with the term "dated." It's become one of the most damning condemnations of a home. Heaven forbid a house built, say, 20...

Owning a house is one of life’s greatest pleasures. For most people, buying a home is one of their most expensive investments. But like any investment, the value of it depends on many factors. One of the biggest factors of home value is ensuring the home...

Everyone wants to save on their energy bills and do something good for the environment. That's why solar panel systems have become such popular products with homeowners across the country. Southern California is particularly blessed with abundant sunshine throughout the year, which makes installing solar...