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Remodeling 2013: 4 innovative products for DIYers

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An easy summer deck tune-up project

Mid-summer is a great time for enjoying your deck, patio and pool. It's also the best time of year for tending to outdoor improvements and routine maintenance. Juggling your time [...]

How to install a paver patio

Paver patios add a great accent to your landscaping. Whether you install it yourself or call in a contractor, you have a vast assortment of bricks, tiles, colors and patterns [...]

Natural pools for swimming and landscaping

It may be time before Americans accept natural swimming pools like they have in Europe. For those who can't tolerate chlorine or other pool chemicals, the natural swimming pool (NSP) [...]

Is it time to solar heat your swimming pool?

Decks and fences make for fine summertime home improvement projects. If you want to add a pool, why not evaluate energy efficiency and home improvement ideas that offer returns on [...]

Get out your caulking gun before summer is out

OK, gunslingers, it's time to draw your caulking gun before the bad boys of winter settle in to ravage the homestead. Kidding aside, caulking and sealing is a home improvement [...]

Remodeling trends for 2011

Are you wondering what remodeling trends will rise to the top of the pack this year? So did the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) when it polled member [...]

Home improvement projects to avoid for now

Should you consider making home improvements now? "No" is not the right answer. "None that cost more than they're worth" is closer to the truth. Making wise choices, seeking competitive [...]

Last-Minute Gifts for DIYers

Why wait until the last minute to find the right gift for a do-it-yourselfer? You still have two weeks! You'd be surprised how great a tool for the home improvement [...]

The Butterfly House Spreads Its Wings

I was delighted to read that Carmel, California's famous Butterfly House was recently opened to the public. The photos can't tell it all, but you can get an idea why [...]