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6 Features That Are Dating Your Kitchen—And How to Fix Them
Does your kitchen look like it’s past its prime? Renovating a kitchen can be an overwhelming and costly prospect, and sometimes it can be tough just figuring out ...
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5 Things to Know Before Ripping Up Your Carpeting
Carpeting brings wall-to-wall softness and warmth to a room, both visually and physically. But over time, its attract...
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8 Tips for Remodeling a Tiny Bathroom
Stuck with a small bathroom? Simple remodeling strategies, including a fresh color, flooring, and custom countertops, can help you enlarge the space without knock...
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8 Pro Tips for Extending the Life of Your Countertops
Preserve one of your biggest kitchen investments—those luxurious-looking countertops—by following the advice from the pros who put them in. This post has bee...
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7 HVAC Mistakes That Drive Up Summer Cooling Costs
If you’re interested in getting your air-conditioning costs under control, keep reading. You may be surprised to learn that a few of your bad habits may be sabota...
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5 Reasons to Replace Windows in the Summer
When summer arrives, remodeling and home improvement projects really pick up speed. The warmer temperatures and longe...
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7 Important Reasons Never to Skip Your HVAC’s Yearly Checkup
Out of sight, out of mind: If your heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning system has recently been operating well...
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5 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Bathroom Renovation
While updating a bathroom ranks at the top of many a homeowner’s wish list, complete renovations can be pricey—to the...
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9 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Look and Feel Bigger
Those who say "good things come in small packages" probably don't have to contend with small-kitchen challenges like crammed cupboards and limited counter space. ...
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4 Ways Your Roof Can Save You Energy
For many of us, our attitude toward the roof is pretty much "out of sight, out of mind. " It's only when something bi...
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Summer Is the Best Time for These 6 Home Improvements
If you’ve been thinking about tackling some home improvement projects this summer, don’t delay! The dog days of summe...
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Need a New AC? 5 Top Factors for Sizing Up Your Needs
Do you find yourself raising your eyebrows at higher-than-normal energy bills? If your old air-conditioning system se...
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6 Bathroom Trends Set to Dominate 2017
Slowly but surely, with each passing year, Americans increasingly view the bathroom not merely as a functional space, but as a restful, restorative sanctuary. Whi...
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The 6 Kitchen Design Trends Set to Dominate 2017
No longer a solely utilitarian space, today's kitchen plays host to a range of activities beyond meal prep and casual family dining. For Joe Maykut, Product Manag...
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The Easy and Affordable Way to Upgrade Your Kitchen Cabinets
Hang on a second: Before you decide to take on the hassle and expense of a full-fledged kitchen renovation, consider ...
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The Essential Guide to Winter Home Improvement
When the cold weather kicks in, many homeowners find themselves snowed under by a host of holiday to-dos. Whether you...
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3 Things to Know Before You Invest in Granite Counters
As the primary work surface in a room that drives the daily operation of the modern household, kitchen countertops pl...
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Don't Make These 6 Common Mistakes in Your Kitchen Renovation
In recent years, study after study has revealed a rise in the number of renovations that take place in the kitchen. Why the kitchen, you ask? It's simple: The kit...
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The 6 Best Reasons to Remodel Your Bathroom
You visit the bathroom multiple times a day, but chances are you don't give it much thought. Homeowners often take the bathroom for granted, consigning it to a co...
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5 Things to Know Before You Invest in New Siding
This article has been brought to you by Sears Home Services. Its facts and opinions are those of BobVila. com. The bl...
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6 Signs You Need a New Furnace
During heating season, there's never a convenient time for the furnace to give out, especially considering the discomfort—and the genuine hazards—of a home withou...
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3 Hidden Benefits of New Windows
Technology has redefined virtually every aspect of contemporary life, and home construction and remodeling are no exc...
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The Essential Guide to Fall Home Improvement
While you were on summer vacation, your home was hard at work battling the elements. After enduring intense heat or s...
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Material Matters: Expert Advice on 3 Top Options in Roofing
It's hard to overstate the importance of a sound roof. Besides keeping out the weather, the roof also contributes to ...
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3 Things to Look For in Replacement Windows
Of all the components that go into residential construction, windows stand out as one of the few that heavily influen...
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How Long Does an Air Conditioner Last?
This article has been brought to you by Sears Home Services. Its facts and opinions are those of BobVila. com. Many w...
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3 Reasons to Love Sliding Glass Doors
With each passing year, it seems like homeowners spend more and more time outside on the deck, porch, or patio, enter...
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The Essential Guide to Summer Home Improvement
Summertime is here! Yet while school is out for the kids, for their home-owning parents, the seasonal job of maintain...
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So, You Want to… Install a Mini-Split
In all but the mildest climates, whenever the temperature soars or plummets, the typical homeowner faces a tough choi...
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The New Cool: 3 Ways Air Conditioning Has Changed for the Better
How did we live before air conditioning? In some regions, it's not even a nice-to-have amenity, but a virtual necessi...
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3 Hidden Benefits of Installing a New Roof
Do you dread the prospect of replacing your roof? You're not alone. It's an intimidating project for almost any homeo...
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How Long Does Exterior Siding Last?
This post has been brought to you by Sears Home Services. Its facts and opinions are those of BobVila. com. There's a...
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The Essential Guide to Spring Home Improvement
Spring brings blooming flowers and budding trees, but it also brings a long list of home improvement chores that accu...
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The Window, Reinvented: 6 Features That Changed Everything
In recent years, technology has transformed virtually all avenues of life, including home building and remodeling. Today, formerly unremarkable, utilitarian compo...
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The 6 Best Reasons to Renovate Your Kitchen
The Internet didn’t create kitchen envy, but now that it's so easy to see how other people have transformed their spaces, we're all almost constantly dreaming up ...
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Exterior Motive: 3 Ways to Put a New Face on Your Home
As a well-known quip notes, "You never get a second chance to make a first impression. " The saying applies first and...
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The 6 Best Reasons to Install New Windows
It's difficult to overstate the importance of windows in home design. Windows are unique among building components in that they affect not only the performance of...
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7 Signs Your House Needs New Siding
It's a cruel fact: Those factors that make home exterior siding so crucial are the same ones that undermine its performance over the long term. In other words, in...
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