1. Best Home Improvements to Make

    The Big Payback

    Wondering which home improvements will give you the best bang for your buck? Before you sink money into repairs, see what realtors, contractors and architects have to say.

  1. Prepare for Houseguests

    Easy Cosmetic Fixes

    Don't get caught unprepared during the holiday season. Simple home repairs and improvements you make now will pay off when guests ooh and ahh over your comfortable spaces.

    10 Budget-Friendly Home Updates, Budget Bathroom Remodeling Tricks, Fireplace Mantel Decorating and More Ways to Prepare for Houseguests

  2. Fireplace Makeover Ideas

    Fireplace Facelift

    Transform the look of your fireplace with a new wooden surround and marble hearth. It's easier than you think.

    Fireplace Maintenance and Makeover Tips

  3. Home Winterization

    Winterize Now

    Don't let Old Man Winter get the better of you! Learn how to weather-strip, weatherproof, seal and waterproof.

    Protect Your Home