Rochel Maday

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Rochel Maday is a freelance writer who has been covering the home improvement industry since 2015. Her special areas of focus are gardening, remodeling, and homeowner finances. When not writing, Rochel helps her husband manage his woodworking business by handling the administrative tasks (though she’s been known to operate a power tool now and again). Connect with Rochel on LinkedIn or view her portfolio.

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AUGUST 24, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
How Much Does a Bathroom Renovation Cost?

Typical Range: $70 to $250 per square footRemodeling a bathroom is a great way to get a fresh new look and feel for the space. It’s also an opportunity to make a bathroom more functiona...

AUGUST 22, 2022 | MONDAY
How Much Does a Blacktop Driveway Cost to Install?

Typical Range: $3,109 to $7,082 National Average: $4,854Homeowners have several options when it comes to driveway materials. However, blacktop is an ideal surface material for less tra...

AUGUST 16, 2022 | TUESDAY
How Much Does It Cost to Install Recessed Lighting?

Typical Range: $100 to $500 National Average: $330Recessed lighting is a great way to illuminate a room and make it feel more spacious. It can also be used to provide task lighting for...

AUGUST 1, 2022 | MONDAY
How Much Does a Retractable Awning Cost?

Typical Range: $500 to $25,000 National Average: $3,100Awnings are a type of exterior architectural element that provides protection from the sun and rain. There are many different typ...

JULY 29, 2022 | FRIDAY
How Much Does a Pergola Cost to Build?

Typical Range: $2,124 to $5,968 National Average: $3,970A pergola adds great style (and cool shade) to outdoor living spaces. But how much is a pergola? There are many factors to consi...

JULY 29, 2022 | FRIDAY
How Much Does Foundation Crack Repair Cost?

Typical Range: $250 to $800There are many different types of foundations, but they all have one thing in common: they are designed to support a building's weight. A foundation crack can...

JULY 28, 2022 | THURSDAY
How Much Does AC Repair Cost?

Typical Range: $100 to $610 National Average: $369Air conditioning circulates, filters, and cools a home’s air. If an AC unit begins to break down or stops working entirely, the effect...

JULY 11, 2022 | MONDAY
How Much Does Appliance Repair Cost?

Typical Range: $106 to $243 National Average: $174The average two-person household has just under 14 appliances. While this offers plenty of convenience, it also leaves room for expens...

JUNE 29, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
How Much Does It Cost to Power Wash a Deck?

Typical Range: $90 to $770 National Average: $150Decks are the perfect outside area to entertain family and friends on special occasions. They also provide a secluded outdoor space to ...

JUNE 29, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
How Much Does an AC Capacitor Cost to Replace?

Typical Range: $60 to $300 National Average: $170An air conditioning (AC) unit has multiple functioning parts. When one starts to fail, it can trigger a domino effect that, if ignored ...