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How to Insulate a Crawl Space

To reap the temperature-regulating benefits of a crawl space, it must be adequately insulated. Read on to learn why you should insulate your crawl space and how to do so.

6 Simple Ways to Get Your Yard and Home Ready for Fall

As the fall season begins, there are a few maintenance tasks to pay attention to around the house. Here are six ways to prepare your yard and home for the cooler season.

All About Septic Tanks

While many homes in the United States use municipal sewers, due to factors like location, some homeowners must opt for septic tanks. Read on to learn a few fundamentals of this sewage system.

The Ultimate Summer Maintenance Checklist

The summer months have arrived, meaning certain areas of your home may need some tending. Here are some maintenance tasks to pay attention to this season.

All About Brick Pavers

Durable and low maintenance with timeless good looks, these clay blocks may be a smart choice for your next hardscaping project.

What is a Junction Box & How to Install One 

Take an inventory of your home’s electrical system, and you’ll find cables, outlets, switches, circuit breakers, and boxes. An electrical box provides a code-approved place to house cable connections, whether for outlets, switches, or splices. Read on to learn more about junction boxes and how to install one.

All About Heat Pump Water Heaters

Save big bucks while taking advantage of the existing heat in your home. Here’s what you need to know about heat pump water heaters.

Replacing a Garage Door Spring

There are two basic types of garage door springs—extension and torsion. Here’s how to identify and replace them.

What to Know Before Adding a Second Story to Your Home

If you live in a single-story home, at some point you may find yourself thinking about more space. While you could sell your house and buy a larger one, there may be more appeal to staying in your house and adding onto it. Read this guide to learn more about what it takes to add a second floor to your house.

How to Soundproof a Room

Learn how to soundproof a room from floor to ceiling using both simple and advanced methods.