Exterior Home Improvement

Ideas for Growing a Garden in a Small Space

City dwellers with small patios can still find gardening space. Here are ideas to inspire your patio’s transformation.

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Do It! How to Make a Fabric Valance

Want to add warmth and style to your windows? Here’s how to make your own fabric valance, from start to finish!

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Do It! Tips for Painting Your House

Painting the outside of your house can be intimidating, so here’s a tip: Do one side at a time. Watch this video to learn how.

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Do It! Tips for Painting Outdoor Furniture

Want to freshen up outdoor furniture without spending a lot of money? Add a coat of paint! Watch this video to learn how.

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How to Seal Outside Cracks on Your Home

Sealing up cracks on the outside of your home is important to prevent rainwater from seeping in and causing rot and mold. Sealing cracks also increases energy efficiency by reducing air infiltration. Watch this video to learn more.

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How to Replace Worn Weatherstripping Around Doors

Replacing worn or damaged weather stripping around exterior doors will save on your energy bills. Weather stripping either fits in a groove cut in the casing or is attached to the door jambs.

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Installing a storm door.

How to Add a Storm Door to Your Home

Storm doors help protect an exposed door from the weather, allow fresh air into your home, and insulate the doorway to save energy. Watch this video to learn how to add a storm door to your home.

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Why Your Home Needs Full-Time Gutter Protection — and How to Get It

Gutters are only effective when clear — and Mother Nature ensures those occasions are rare. Here’s how to protect them.

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