We’ve all heard horror stories where someone gives a contractor a $5,000 down payment and then never hears from them again. An important part of a home improvement project is the down payment.
Have you ever had the power go out in your home and when it comes back on you find out your television or computer doesn’t work? In this week’s Angie’s List, Jim Donovan explains what you should know about protecting your electronics from power surges.
Is your house in need of insulation? Even if you think it’s well insulated, it’s a good idea to check it before the cold air moves in. If it’s not done thoroughly, you could be losing money.
An emergency situation with your pet can arise quickly and unexpectedly. Obviously you need to act fast for the safety of your pet but that doesn’t meant you should panic.
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Do you have hard water in your home? Maybe your not even sure. One sign could be plumbing troubles caused by mineral build up clogging your pipes.
Are you thinking about having your roof replaced? Asphalt is one of the most popular materials but metal roofs are growing in popularity. In this week’s Angie’s List, Jim Donovan has a look at some things to consider if you’re thinking of installing a metal roof.
Most of us have one or two rooms in the house that are hotter than others, but adding window film can make a big difference.
When it comes to home improvements, it’s a good idea to focus on jobs that will give you the most return on your investment.
Bathrooms are one of the most popular rooms to renovate, and while it makes good financial sense to give them an upgrade, there are some things you should consider.
Landscaping is a great way to dress up your property with trees or flowers. But hardscaping with things like stone, brick or concrete can also make your yard look great or even extend your living space.
Looking to spend more time outdoors this summer? A deck is a great way to extend your living space, giving you a nice area for parties and family gatherings. In this week’s Angie’s List report, Jim Donovan tells us about some things you should consider if you’re thinking of adding a deck to your home.
This time of year, many of us are making home improvements, like installing new windows and siding. But there’s another important feature of your home that shouldn’t be overlooked: the roof.
This week’s heat wave had many of us turning on the air a little earlier than usual. But if you expect your unit to keep you cool all summer long, it’s a good idea to have it serviced before the hot temperatures are here to stay.
Are you looking to give your home a makeover without spending a fortune? A little fresh paint can go a long way. It’s a simple, affordable way to spruce up any room in your home. In this week’s Angie’s List, 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan shows you some things you should consider if you’re thinking about painting in your home.