Recent Home Improvement Articles

A woman uses a pitchfork to spread hardwood mulch onto a landscaping bed
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Everything You Need to Know About Mulching Your Yard

This guide covers what you need to know about mulch — whether you’re looking to do it yourself or hire someone to install it for you.

"A walk-behind broadcast spreader is applying fertilizer to grass. Focus is on the lower wheel area, the grass is slightly soft. With the brown grass and dried leaves, this would make a good pre-emergent weed prevention or fall winterizer concepts."
Home Improvement
Team HomeServe

11 Ways to Bring a Damaged Lawn Back to Life

Dead grass, brown spots and other types of damage greatly diminish the appearance and health of your lawn. Before turning to a professional lawn care service, consider these remedies you can do yourself.

Tines from Ride On Aerator that Aerate the Grass for Lawn Care Services
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Everything You Need to Know About Lawn Aeration

Grass looking a little ... lackluster? Here’s what you need to know about lawn aeration — including how to do it yourself and how much it might cost to have someone do it for you.

sliding pocket door
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How to Install a Pocket Door: Slide Into This 5-Step Guide

Pocket door installation is challenging, but you can do it yourself with moderate DIY skills and the right knowledge. Here's a step-by-step pocket door installation guide.

sewer
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does Hydro Jetting Cost?

If you're experiencing sewer issues, a plumber might recommend hydro jetting. Learning more about what this service is and how much it costs can help you budget for it.

Lawrenceville, GA, USA - November 23, 2013:  A teen volunteer stacks a computer hard drive with other computer parts to be recycled at Gwinnett County's America Recycles Day event.
Home Improvement
Team HomeServe

Here's How to Recycle Your Old Electronics

Recycling unwanted electronics is an excellent way to reduce the amount of space taken up by landfills and do your part to protect the planet. Find out where to access electronic recycling services and what to do with non-recyclable devices and batteries.

Retaining wall being built at the old Rossi house in the same area.
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

7 Tips for Building a Retaining Wall

A retaining wall can address the drainage issues in your lawn. Before you take on this DIY project, take a minute to browse these retaining wall installation tips.

Hume pipe laying for water transportation.Under ground water pipe.Concrete piping.Pipe and man hole.
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

French Tips: 12 Things to Know About Installing a French Drain

Installing a French drain can divert standing water and improve your yard's drainage. If you’re installing a French drain yourself, keep these tips in mind.

ProFindr

Get the number of a local pro sent to your phone.
Please select a category.
Required
Step 1/2