From the monthly archives

March 2010

Warmer weather seems to stimulate a home owner’s DIY gene. But, instead of remodeling a bathroom [video] or laying a new floor, you might want to repair what needs to be fixed first. In this list of 50 excellent YouTube videos for DIY home repair, you can learn how to prioritize home repairs as well as learn how to do most of the work yourself. You may even become interested in obtaining an inspection license or learn more about construction management. (more…)

There is a lot being said right now about “going green.” Environmental awareness is growing, and many people are interested in having greener homes. Indeed, many construction management degree programs include information on building green. But you don’t need to buy a new-built home, or to be in a degree program to add a little more green in your life.

You don’t even have to go green for reasons of the environment if you don’t want to. After all, making green changes to your home can save you money over time. When you green your home, you are creating a home that uses fewer resources, saving you money. On top of that, some green home improvements that you make come with tax credits, lowering your tax liability. Here is a guide to “greening” your home: (more…)