Construction worker pour cement for sidewalk in new residential home

Concrete is a strong, durable and versatile construction material — but it tends to scare a lot of DIYers. It’s actually a lot easier to work with than you think. Laying down your own concrete sidewalk can save you a lot of money on labor costs. Read this step-by-step guide to get started.

woman looking at scale model of house

In case of a disaster, homeowners insurance will cover your belongings and can offer liability protection. The price you pay for a homeowners insurance policy depends on several factors — such as the value of your home, your ZIP code and the amount and type of coverage desired.

Beautiful kitchen room with green island and farm sink

Fitting a kitchen island can increase your countertop square footage, letting you get more out of your kitchen. On average, they cost between $4,000 and $6,000 to install, depending on a number of factors we break down in this cost guide.

sparkler on fire

When fires or injuries occur on your property, your homeowners insurance policy will usually cover you. However, fireworks add another layer of complexity. So if you’re planning to light sparklers or set off bottle rockets and firecrackers this year, here are a few things to keep in mind — especially as it relates to your homeowners insurance. 

Throwing on the Powder Release for Concrete Stamping

By imprinting freshly laid concrete with specialized stamping mats, you can create the impression of individual tiles, stones or bricks. While you can hire a professional to apply stamped concrete patterns, it's also possible to do the job yourself. Follow these steps to learn how to stamp concrete.

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