Male construction worker building a wooden deck frame for a resideential terrace deck

Sticker shock. If you had planned to build a new backyard deck this summer, you — like many Americans — are probably feeling it. High lumber costs equate to higher prices for almost every product made out of wood, including decking. According to Consumer Reports, more than half of all decks built in the U.S. are made of wood.  

Electrician On Stepladder Installs Lighting To The Ceiling

Installing your own drop ceiling can save you big time on your latest home improvement project. Before you go all-in, you should know that drop ceiling installation is a fairly labor- and time-intensive task that comes with numerous challenges. Follow this how-to guide to install your drop ceiling like a pro.

dryer

If you’re moving to a new place or remodeling the laundry room, there’s a good chance you’ll need to move the clothes dryer. It’s certainly no easy task; there are specific steps you'll need to take when moving such a heavy appliance. Here's what to do.

Multi-colored lighting in the corridor of the apartment

Installing LED strip lighting is a convenient, affordable way to add a little something extra to any room or outdoor space. Once you get the hang of it, you might find yourself using these versatile, easy-to-install strips everywhere. Follow this guide to learn how to install LED strip lights.

photo of a crowded residential driveway with both a toyota tundra and airstream travel trailer parked side by side

More and more people are choosing to park their RVs at home. Unfortunately, not all homeowners associations are on board with the idea of motorhome parking. But you may be able to park your RV in a way that won’t make it the neighborhood eyesore. Here’s how to go about RV parking on residential property.

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