DIY Home Improvement in North Carolina - Carolina Country

On The House

Home improvement projects with an energy-efficient edge

Testing for radon is a must

Don’t make assumptions based on your type of house or its location

Swimming in savings

More efficient pumps can cut pool operating costs

Changing minds to change lightbulbs

Durham student working to inspire people in her community

Take control of your indoor air quality

Some surprisingly simple products can work in your favor

Not your mom’s chlorine bleach

From patios to laundry to teeth, oxygen bleach cleans naturally and safely

Hot options

When purchasing a water heater, size and energy factor rating matter

Battling dust

How to find where all that dust comes from and what to do about it

Alternatives to carpet

New products made from wool, seagrass and recycled materials last long and are earth-friendly