A Home Addition Can Mean Extra Income, More Room for Family — Or Even a Dream Home
A modern take on the granny flat, the ADU, or Accessory Dwelling Unit, is going viral. Building one can be arduous and expensive, but these homeowners say they’re glad they did it.
Own a Home Built Before 1980? Your Electrical System Might Need Some Attention
Old homes may have electrical system problems that require extra attention. Learn about potential electrical system issues and possible solutions.
Refusing to Abandon Their Homes, Homeowners Rebuild With Flood Risk in Mind
After major flooding from hurricanes and rain destroyed their homes, these homeowners dis-covered ways to rebuild and retrofit to help reduce the risk of future flood damage.
It's One of the Smartest Ways to Add Square Footage (and Value) to Your Home
It can also be one of the most dangerous additions. Building a deck expands outdoor living space, but before adding or upgrading, find out what these seasoned builders recommend to help make decks safer and more durable.
Is Your Home Ready For Solar Power?
Follow this outline of some of the qualifications, potential tax breaks & possible financing to decide whether solar panels might be a good fit.
Creative Ways to Upgrade a Rental Property
Find out how these landlords make the most of a renovation budget to help land great tenants and maximize rental rates.