Keep the house up to date and in-season with a wide array of home improvement topics and ideas.
Tried-and-True Leveling Tips From Pro Carpenters
Whether you’re just hanging a picture or building an entire house, getting things level is part of the project. Here, we'll share tips gathered through years in the trades that’ll help you get the job done quicker, easier or more accurately.
Electrical Questions Answered By An Electrical Inspector
Everything you wanted to know about breaker panels and more. A veteran electrical inspector answers your questions.
Estimating Software Technology
What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.
12 Things Homeowners Should Check in Winter
Be prepared this winter by keeping an eye on these things in your home.
How to Check Your Windshield Wiper Fluid
Checking your windshield wiper fluid is not like checking your oil — it doesn’t have a dipstick. You simply fill...
Apprenticeship vs. Internship: Have You Considered a Career in the Trades?
Apprenticeships and internships both offer training. But if your goal is a good, steady job afterward, an apprenticeship may be...
How to Keep Mice and Other Pests Out of Your Home
How to keep out mice, squirrels, bats and other unwanted animals.
Why You Shouldn’t Put a Soaked Phone In Rice (And What to Do Instead)
Before you concede to spending a load of cash on a brand-new phone, try one of these solutions that can...
A Surprising Hack to Keep Mice Away For Good
Mousetraps aren't the only tactic for keeping mice away. This simple, natural remedy will help keep those furry little creatures...
100 Uncommon Uses for Common Household Items
Brace yourself for 100 aha! moments. These unique uses for everyday items are downright genius.
How to Unlock a Car Door Without Your Keys
The next time you lock your keys in the car, you’ll want to try these genius tricks.
22 Brainy Ways to Use Dryer Sheets at Home
Who knew dryer sheets had so many uses beyond making laundry smell fresh and feel soft? Here are 22 ways...
How to Keep Snakes Away from Your Yard and House
Learn how to keep snakes away from your yard and home, and what to do if one slithers in anyway.
19 Vinegar Cleaning Hacks That’ll Save You Money
Vinegar is a natural cleaning solution that yields numerous benefits in and around your home — and it's so cheap!
Never Get Stung Again! 6 Tips to Avoid Insect Bites and Stings
‘Tis the season of barbecues and bare feet. Unfortunately, it’s also the season of bug bites and bee stings. Be...
Here’s How to Keep Ticks Out of Your Home
One expert predicts widespread tick activity this summer. Follow these tips to keep ticks out of your home.
Expert Tips for Keeping Mosquitos Away This Summer
Summers are already long and hot, but they don't have to be itchy.
12 Tips for Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeders
Let's be honest: There's no such thing as a squirrel-proof bird feeder. But you can at least take steps to...
Unbelievable Hacks for Keeping Mosquitoes Away For Good
Mosquitoes certainly know how to ruin a pleasant summer evening. Avoid them this summer by using one of these unique...
How to Replace a Light Fixture
Replace a light fixture without the hassle with these electrical tips from veteran pros.
The Experts’ Guide to Preventing Mold In Basements
Basement mold is a common problem that can cost thousands to remove. Avoid getting mold in the first place with...
10 Boat Organization Hacks for the Summer
It's boat season! Prepare your vessel for smooth sailing with these handy boat organizer hacks.