Home repair can be the remodel to give you the house of your dreams, or it can be all those pesky weekend tasks that never seem to end. Check out our articles, blog posts, videos and radio shows for helpful advice to keep your home in pristine condition.
What should should you include in annual home maintenance? Learn about preventive home maintenance from inspector Jamie Dunsing. You may want to hire an electrician or other contractor.
Z-Wave's home automation system works with more than 170 manufacturers so you have flexibility. You can start small and use Z-Wave's home automation system to control your garage and light switches. Z-Wave's home automation system lets you control your home remotely.
Whirlpool's Central Park refrigerator received an Energy Star rating. The Whirlpool Energy Star refrigerator lets you charge your iPod, watch digital pictures and more with attachments. Watch our video on this Whirlpool Energy Star refrigerator. A Whirlpool Energy Star refrigerator uses less energy than other refrigerators.
Save money, energy and be safe in your home when you try this new way to control light fixtures. You can control your light fixtures using Lutron's radio frequency technology. Melissa Andresko shows you how to control your light fixtures using Lutron technology.
You may have heard all about synthetic stucco, and how many homes with synthetic stucco coverings suffer water damage. But is it worth it to replace synthetic stucco to improve a home's value? Even if your EIFS, or synthetic stucco, has been problem free, there may be a stigma around synthetic stucco. Before deciding whether to change the synthetic stucco siding on your home, it may be worthwhile to consider your home in comparison to others in your neighborhood.
A home owner asks about who should pay for repairing his home's foundation. He discovers his home needs foundation repair five years after buying it. Whether to sue the seller depends on the cost of the foundation repair and the extent of the foundation's damage.
Hiring a professional home inspector and conducting a final walk-through before closing on a house will protect you from surprises in case the seller fails to disclose problems with the house. Most states have seller disclosure laws, but hiring a home inspector will further protect the home buyer from any surprises. The home inspector will walk-through the entire home and make sure the seller has disclosed every bit of damage and give an estimate on repairs, so the buyer knows what to expect before closing the sale.