Home Improvements for the Zombie Apocalypse

Whether you are facing the slow zombies of Night of the Living Dead, the fast zombies of the remake of the Dawn of the Dead, or something in-between like the zombies found in The Walking Dead, there are definitely some steps you can take to prepare your home for the zombie apocalypse. Here are a few ideas to consider if you want to make your home zombie-proof. Home Improvement #1: Reinforce the … [Read more...]

Can You Really Count on Contractors Your Friends Refer?

When searching for the perfect contractor to handle your home improvement project, your first instinct will be to ask a friend to provide you with a reference. While your friends can certainly serve as a great resource for finding a qualified contractor, it is important to remember that you should still look into other options when searching for a contractor. After all, while your friend may have … [Read more...]

Exploring the Differences in Wall Covering Materials

  When it comes to creating a unique look in your home that is well-suited to your personal style, selecting the right wall coverings is key. While most homeowners think of only paint and wallpaper when exploring their wall covering options, there are actually several different types of wall covering materials available to select from. To that end, here is a look at just a few of your … [Read more...]

5 Simple Base Cabinet Installation Tips

Installing base cabinets is a key component to completing a successful bathroom or kitchen remodeling project. Still, if you have never installed base cabinets before, you may be a bit uncomfortable with doing the job yourself. As such, for most people, it is best to hire a professional to the job. If you are determined to do the job yourself, however, you should be sure to keep these five simple … [Read more...]

Home Improvement Horror Stories

Making home improvements is an exciting, yet terrifying, time in any homeowner’s life. While you are certainly going to look forward to enjoying the improvements that you make, you have probably heard plenty of horror stories from homeowners who ran into problems along the way. While no two horror stories are the same, here are some common problems that homeowners run into when trying to make some … [Read more...]

10 Ticking Time bombs in Your Home

Even the most responsible homeowners run into problems from time to time. After all, materials grow weak over time and the harsh elements of nature can lead to hidden damage that goes unnoticed until it is too late. By periodically checking on these potential problems, however, you can help bring an end to these ticking time bombs before they explode and cost thousands of dollars in … [Read more...]

Top 5 Home Improvement Posts for March 2012

Spring is finally here and we hope you're tackling all of your home improvement projects with style. To help you get some fresh home home improvement ideas, here are the top 5 posts on LocalHelpFinder.com for the month of March 2012, based on unique visits: 10 Questions to Ask a Home Builder Before You Build a Home 10 Home Features Home Buyers are Looking For Top 10 Value Adding Home … [Read more...]

10 Simple Eco-Friendly Home Improvements


Making your home green can be easier and more simple than you think. If you are ready to make your home more eco-friendly, here are 10 great ideas you might want to explore. Install Cork Flooring If you are ready to replace the flooring in your home, consider cork flooring. Not only is it eco-friendly, it is also very durable and comfortable to walk on. You can select from a wide variety of … [Read more...]

7 Tips on How to Make the Most of Your Cold Storage Room

If you have a cold storage room in your house, you might want to find a way to get more use out of it.  There are many different things that can be stored in this area, Here's a look at 7 tips for getting the most out of your cold storage room. Tip #1:  Store Wine An obvious use for a cold storage room is to store wine in the room. If you consider yourself to be a wine connoisseur, your cold … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Make Your Home Energy-Efficient this Winter

There is no doubt about it - the winter seasons truly test your home when it comes to determining its level of energy-efficiency. Unfortunately, having a home that isn't energy efficient is not only bad for the environment, it is bad for your pocketbook as well. Therefore, you might want to consider implementing these 5 tips to make your home energy-efficient this winter before the temperatures … [Read more...]