a newly installed cedar picket fence

Fences are functional and fashionable, offering privacy, security and lawn decoration. To install one, you'll pay between $1,600 and $4,000, but you can save money if you do it yourself. Read on for a cost breakdown.

in-ground pool being drained with an electric submersible pump

Most pools rarely need to be drained completely. However, there are some instances when you may need to drain the water partially or totally. Knowing when and how to drain your pool can help ensure that it's operating at 100% effectiveness.

close up of window insulation film being applied with double-sided tape to the window frame

Window insulation is key to keeping the cool air in during the summer months and the heat in the winter. A poorly insulated window can actually increase your monthly energy costs. Here are some DIY fixes for drafty windows.

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