Home Improvement

From renovating your kitchen to repairing broken floors, our guide to home improvement has the expert tips and DIY advice you need to upgrade your house.

Architecture design project
Become a Professional Building Designer
person checking an outdoor spigot
A Step-by-Step Guide to De-Winterizing a House
Drill Into Glass
How to Drill a Hole in Glass
home repair
Home Repair Skill Levels Explained
Dining Room Light Fixtures
Why Is My Light Fixture Buzzing?
Wall Sconce Light
How to Install a Wall Sconce
Kitchen outlet with electric kettle across from mug and french press coffee maker
Kitchen Electrical Code For Outlets, Lighting, and Appliances
Installing recessed lighting in ceiling
How to Install Recessed Lighting
Lightbulb
The Difference Between Watts vs. Volts
voltage check
Amperage, Not Voltage, Poses the Greatest Danger With Electrical Shock
Light bulb held in hand in front of empty light fixture
How to Match Bulb Wattage to Light Fixtures
voltage tester
8 Different Types of Electrical Testers and How to Choose One
Main electrical service utility box with door open and yellow wires coming from sides
Determining the Size of Your Main Electrical Service
Outlet or wall switch boxes placed in different heights
How to Set Standard Outlet and Light Switch Heights
Ground fault breaker installed inside home service panel
Install a GFCI Circuit Breaker to Protect an Entire Circuit
Recessed lighting held up by hand with light on
How to Convert a Ceiling Light to a Recessed Light
Old work electrical box being mounted into wall with screwdriver
How to Install an Old Work Electrical Box in an Existing Wall
tray ceiling
Here's How to Make Your Tray Ceiling Really Shine
scraping paint off of wood
4 Natural Paint Removers
Painting Metal Door
How to Paint a Metal Front Door
Black painting tray with white paint, roller and putty knife on top
How to Keep Your Paint Rollers in Good Shape by Cleaning Them Properly
paint roller and brush
How to Calculate How Much Paint You Need
Pouring a can of paint into a tray
Paint Calculator: How Much Paint Do I Need?
Desert Midwestern white house
How to Fix Chipped, Peeling Paint Before Repainting
can of paint primer and brushes
Paint Primer: Guide to Basic Uses
Various sandpaper grit
Sandpaper Grit: What to Know Before You Buy
Painting a window frame
How to Clean Paint From Vinyl Window Frames
Fixing paint drips
Learn How to Fix Paint Drips
electric sander removing paint
How to Scrape Paint With 3 Common Tools
paint cans near a rainy window
Painting a House in Rainy Weather
Online paint visualizers on iPad with paint swatches and decorative materials
3 Best Online Paint Visualizers
Staining Brick With a Brush
How to Stain Brick
Paintbrush balancing on open tins of paint, overhead view, close-up
How to Dispose of Paint the Right Way
hands on a cellphone taking picture of sky with palm tree at sunset
Apps and Tools to Choose and Match Your Paint Colors
Rusted Metal Gate
How to Paint Rusted Metal
removing spray paint
How to Remove Spray Paint
Paint edger tools applying white paint along wood trim
How to Use a Paint Edger
Open paint cans from overhead
Everything You Should Know About Paint
Mixing can of paint
How Is Paint Made?
The art of ceramics
Refresh Your Ceramic Tile by Painting It
Painter painting a room
Hiring a Painter: Everything You Need to Know
Paint roller covering wall with white paint
Paint and Primer in One: What to Know Before You Buy
wiping walls down with a sponge
Find Out If You Need to Clean Walls Before Painting
Painting interior wall without tape
Painting Without Tape: How Cutting-In Can Save Taping
Materials and tools to paint with a paint roller
Should You Spray On Paint or Roll It?
Painters tape removal
When and How to Remove Painter's Tape
Second coat of paint rolled on still wet painted wall
Understand the Difference Between Low and No VOC Paints
How to paint a washer and dryer
Make a Statement With a DIY Painted Washer and Dryer
Young family shopping for stoves in an appliance store
Discover the Best Time to Buy a Stove
A kitchen faucet
How to Buy a Kitchen Faucet
kitchen sink with white subway tiles
How to Install a Kitchen Sink
Remodeled kitchen
6 Ways to Save on Kitchen Remodeling Costs
kitchen mid-remodel
Find out Professionals Estimate Kitchen Remodeling Costs
Loft Apartment Kitchen
Make Creative Use of Windows When Planning Your Kitchen Remodel
refrigerator that is flush with adjacent cabinetry
Counter Depth Refrigerator Dimensions Guide
White-themed kitchen with stainless steel appliances open to living space
Steps to Small Kitchen Renovation
White brick backsplash in kitchen
How to Install a Brick Backsplash in Your Kitchen
tile backsplash
Discover and Compare the Best Kitchen Backsplash Materials
Kitchen Sink
Step-by-Step Guide to Remove a Garbage Disposal
Sink with exposed garbage disposal
What to Do if Your Garbage Disposal Drain Gets Clogged