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Best Home Warranty in Dallas

iStock Dallas homeowners have many choices for affordable home warranty coverage for their home’s appliances and systems. Learn about the top companies so you can find the best home warranty in Dallas. If your trusty old air conditioner or refrigerator breaks down after years of use, don’t look to your homeowners insurance or the manufacturer’s […]

Progressive vs. State Farm Home Insurance

iStock Homeowners insurance prevents you from having to pay for expensive repairs out of pocket when the unexpected occurs. Learn about the plans, prices, and reputations of two of the biggest names in the industry in this Progressive vs. State Farm home insurance comparison. Both Progressive and State Farm homeowners insurance policies offer the six […]

Best Renters Insurance in Oregon (2020)

Alamy In this guide, we break down the companies that offer the best renters insurance in Oregon. Affiliate Disclosure Renters insurance gives you peace of mind that if your belongings are damaged because of an unexpected event or disaster, you won’t have to pay out of pocket for expensive repairs or replacements. In Oregon, three […]

Join a Video Tour and Live Q&A | 2020 Idea House: Farmhouse in Fairfield County

You’re invited to join 2020 Idea House builder and designer Jerry and Sandy Effren of Greyrock Homes for a video tour and live Q&A hosted by This Old House editor Chris Ermides. Event details: When: Wednesday, October 14 at 12:00 PM EST Where: Facebook & YouTube CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS!

How to Build a Storm Shelter

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to pour a massive concrete storm shelter. Read on to also learn more about design considerations and guidelines to keep you safe from the storm. This video, featuring This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, shows how to pour a storm shelter […]

Esurance Renters Insurance Review (2020)

iStock If you’re looking for renters insurance that’s comprehensive but doesn’t require a complicated quote process, read this Esurance renters insurance review to determine if the company is right for you. Affiliate Disclosure Backed by Allstate, Esurance aims to simplify the insurance process, allowing customers to receive quotes, make payments, and see policy details all […]

How to Quiet Heating Pipes

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to silence noisy heating pipes. Come heating season, hydronic baseboards love to complain. But what do the ticks, squeaks, and thunks you hear when you turn up your heat really mean? How can you silence them? “To a plumber every sound means something,” says […]

Best Renters Insurance in Ohio (2020)

Adobe Find out which companies offer the best renters insurance in Ohio and learn about each provider’s plans, coverage, and pricing. Affiliate Disclosure An Ohio renters insurance policy saves you money by covering the cost of items damaged due to an unexpected event, like a fire or hailstorm. To help you find the best renters […]

All About Window Tinting

iStock Window tinting is a sub-section of a broader category of window upgrades more accurately called “window film”. While some tint, others offer no tint or privacy but do increase impact resistance. Read on to learn if adding tint to your home’s windows is worth it, as well as the methods for installation, types of […]

How to Fix Air in Water Pipes

iStock If air is coming out of your water pipes, don’t worry, you may be able to easily fix it yourself. Read on to learn how to tell if air is in your water pipes, and how to get rid of it. This Old House master plumber Rich Trethewey once said in an interview, “We […]