a white gable vent sits under a roof overhand on a brick home

Homeowners with a gable roof will commonly have gable vents, which when used the right way can help improve the energy efficiency of your home. When the outside air is moving perpendicular to the gable vents, it’s like two windows on opposite sides of a room: cool air into one side, and hot air out the other.

blueprint of a new home with power drill

Square footage is a measurement used in many home improvement projects. Learning how to calculate it can help you more accurately estimate how much material you'll need for DIY projects or how much professional work will cost. Here's a quick math lesson.

installing tile

If your shingles have seen better days, it's time to replace them. We break down how much it will cost for new roof shingles.

A sump pump in a well with some water around it

Whether it’s a burst pipe, damaged sewage system or sump pump problem, repair bills can be hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars. Sump pump replacement costs depend on many factors, such as the pump material, size and horsepower. Learn all about how much it costs to replace or install a sump pump right here.

A graphic visualization of GE s GE WHOLE HOME WATER FILTRATION

Installing a whole-house water filtration system might cost less than you'd think — $2,000 on average, with plenty of options costing less than that. Here's a breakdown of what you need to know.

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