home improvement

  1. Home Improvement

    Is your toilet leaking money?

    Older toilet models and leaking toilets are more than unsightly. They're also huge causes of wasted water. This can have a serious...
  2. Home Improvement

    What paint works best for damp areas?

    Do you have a damp wall in need of some TLC? Though it’s not recommended to paint damp walls, there are some things you should know...
  3. Home Improvement

    Jonathan Scott: Updates to make when your house is for sale

    It's time to sell your home, and of course you want to make as much money as possible on it. Here are five critical home renovations...
  4. Home Improvement

    4 DIY tools that make less mess

    Putting off that home improvement project because you dread making a huge mess? Well, weekend warrior, it's time to reconsider....
  5. Home Improvement

    Before & after: 15 Fireplace surrounds made over

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    What do you do with an outdated-looking fireplace? You give it a makeover! Get inspired to transform your fireplace with 15...
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    10 Home projects you should never attempt on your own

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    Sometimes you can save a lot of money by taking on home renovation projects yourself. Other times, they end up being such a hassle...
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    Lowe's expert Q&A: Plumbing edition

    Plumbing can be tough to tackle on your own, but unfortunately it's extremely expensive to hire a professional. We spoke with a pro...
  8. Home Improvement

    Help, my water pipes are frozen... What do I do?

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    It's time to start thinking about your pipes. Yes, pipes. We've got you covered with Pipes 411 by an expert plumber: prevent frozen...
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    Jonathan Scott makes one lucky winner the king of the castle

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    When HGTV star Jonathan Scott was told he couldn't possibly do anything bigger with his career in home improvement and renovation,...
  10. Home Improvement

    What does this paint gadget do?

    It probably comes as no shock that painting a room yourself is far less expensive than hiring someone to do it for you. But there's...
  11. Décor & Style

    Beyond dingy & drab: 10 Basement makeovers to die for

    Grab a book and get ready to cuddle! Bloggers reveal their top basement makeovers.
  12. Home Improvement

    What happens when you don't clean your gutters

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    Clean out your gutters! Here are some possible mishaps when you don't maintain your gutters throughout the year.
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    Lowe's expert Q&A: Paint edition

    Painting a room is a process that's easier said than done. We asked common questions people have when painting a room and had an...
  14. Home Improvement

    How to fix a leaky faucet

    Drip, drip, drip goes your faucet. If this is driving you nuts (it's definitely wasting water) and you're ready to stop the madness,...
  15. Home Improvement

    Water stains: Causes, prevention and correction

    Discovering a water stain on a beloved piece of furniture can put the most laid-back homeowner in a panic mode. While it's true that...
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    6 Quick projects to boost your home's value

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    Are you looking to upgrade and update your home, but are short on time? Check out these six quick home projects that will increase...
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    DIY know-how: Test your home improvement knowledge

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    How much do you really know about being a DIY diva? Test your home improvement IQ with our multiple-choice DIY quiz on gadgets and...
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    10 Things your general contractor wishes you knew

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    Chances are, you have never had to hire a general contractor — unless you have undertaken a large-scale remodel or had a home built...
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    10 Things plumbers wish you knew

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    When your home's plumbing system is working properly, you don't even have to think about it. But once trouble strikes, you're often...
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    10 Things electricians wish you knew

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    Do you love DIY home improvement projects? Maybe you're handy with tools and like to tackle your own repairs. No matter how capable...