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Practice water conservation at home

Practice water conservation at home

Home is the place a person can always escape for some rest and relaxation. This year, upgrade your home to be a place that also helps you conserve water and…

Four ways to drought-proof your yard

Four ways to drought-proof your yard

The past few years have not been kind to lawns and gardens across the country. The summer of 2012 brought severe drought to much of the Midwest and a good…

Simple ways to save energy at home in just minutes

Simple ways to save energy at home in just minutes

Home is where the heart is. But it’s also a place where families can be more conscious of their energy use. While conserving energy helps save the planet, it also…

Green gardening tools and techniques that really work

Green gardening tools and techniques that really work

Americans have embraced recycling and are enthusiastic about cleaner energy sources. Yet when it comes to caring for their outdoor environment, many people still use less earth-friendly tools and techniques.…

Take advantage of tax credits to stretch home improvement dollars

Take advantage of tax credits to stretch home improvement dollars

Warm weather heralds home improvement season. It’s also the season of high electric bills as air conditioners hum to life in response to rising temperatures across the country. When you’re…

Spring window checklist: 5 questions to ask your contractor before replacing windows

Spring window checklist: 5 questions to ask your contractor before replacing windows

With spring quickly approaching, it’s a good time to begin thinking of home improvement projects that will look great, but also save energy. Window replacement is one project that will…

Greenest of the green: Top efficiency-boosting home improvements

Forget wondering who’s the fairest; when it comes to choosing home improvements that make your home look good – from the curb and to potential buyers – it may make…

It’s all in the details – how to accessorize your home exterior

It’s all in the details – how to accessorize your home exterior

When considering exterior home improvements during spring and summer, many homeowners go for updates such as the replacement of siding or windows. These projects can make the home look great…

Tips for creating a greener outdoor living space

Tips for creating a greener outdoor living space

Outdoor living spaces remain a popular home improvement, but while you’re planning your patio or prepping your planting beds do you consider the impact these improvements might have on the…

Popular remodeling trends for spring home improvement

Popular remodeling trends for spring home improvement

It’s time to think spring which means fresh home updates. Spring home improvement projects will help you update your home, add comfort and save more of your hard-earned paycheck. “You…

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