Project Cost Center

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interior painting

Before you paint your bedroom, learn the average cost to paint a bedroom and whether to go the do-it-yourself route or hire a professional painter.

window replacement

Don't assume a broken window can't be repaired. Many window breaks, locks and seals can be fixed at a fraction of the cost of a new window replacement.


Radiant floor heating, popular in new construction, provides comfort, efficiency and doesn’t circulate dust and allergens. It's also a viable retrofit option.

home remodeling

How much does it cost to replace a bathtub? It can depend on your location and a variety of other factors. Learn more to get the best price for your remodel.

basketball hoop installation

How much does it cost to install a basketball court? Pros list the cost to install concrete basketball courts, wall-mounted basketball goals and custom courts.


The price to have a kitchen faucet installed will vary, depending on where you live and if complications arise. A licensed plumber is generally your best bet.


Need to repair drywall? Angie Hicks responds to a member who want to know how much it costs to repair three small, fist-sized holes in drywall.


Got an old Federal Pacific breaker box, a faulty circuit breaker or an outdated fuse box? Here's how much a qualified electrician will charge to replace it.

door installation

An entry door can change the way a house looks and lower energy use. Learn about the most popular types of front doors and how much it costs to install one.

pool cleaning

Want to install a pool? Learn about the initial installation costs for three types of in-ground pools, plus above-ground pools, and longer-term expenses.

pressure washing

Learn prices here. The cost to pressure wash or power wash a home varies based on size. Pressure washing offers a great way to quickly blast dirt and grime.

well & water pump repair

Do you need a well? Do you know how much well drilling costs? Learn more here and make sure you know the prices to expect.

home staging

In order to get top dollar as fast as possible for your house, consider staging it. Find out how much staging will cost before listing your house.

drain cleaning

Drain cleaning costs vary based on the severity of a clog. From snaking the drain to cleaning out the main line, find out what plumbing problems will cost you.

HVAC Companies

Heat pumps have many advantages, but most homeowners aren't sure how much a heat pump costs to install and operate, compared to normal central air HVAC systems.

foundation repair

The average cost of foundation repair is surprising. There is a broad range depending on if the problem is just cracks or if more structural issues are present.

water softeners

Curious about water softener prices? Or maybe you're curious about how much it costs to install one? Here’s information on water softeners and their costs.

carpet cleaning

Keeping carpets in top shape requires professional cleaning. Learn carpet cleaning prices so you don't get overcharged or receive poor service from a bad pro.


Need a new toilet? Angie Hicks explains how much it costs to install a toilet — and the parts and plumbing labor included in the toilet installation cost.

HVAC Companies

HVAC work sounds easy but at times, but it is not. A lot of knowledge and education is needed to work on the equipment. The cost of a capacitor can vary.

appliance refinishing

Appliance refinishing prices depends on several factors. Learn more and get tips to maintain home appliances so you can avoid refinishing and repair.

pool cleaning

A steam room can improve your overall health while increasing your general happiness. Discover the benefits and costs associated with owning a steam room.

decks & porches

With a host of deck types, size considerations, materials and construction methods available what can you expect to pay for a typical job? Start planning early.

basement remodeling

While they can add value, it's important to consider the cost of basement remodel, since the basement can't be factored into the square footage of a home.

room remodeling

Have you wondered how much will it cost to build an outdoor kitchen? Check out this list to determine what investments make the most sense in your outdoor room.

lighting installation

Compare DIY and professional recessed lighting installation cost, as well as learn how to install recessed lights, or if you’re better off hiring an expert.

cabinet refacing

The cost of cabinet hardware installation depends on your choice to install hardware yourself or turn to a professional, along with unforeseen costs like paint.

appliance repair

Before you spend money repairing or replacing electrical kitchen appliances, make sure you know what you're being charged for and how much to expect.


Whether you're moving across the country or just around the corner, you may want to consider moving insurance. But is this protection worth it?

interior painting

So how much will it cost you to paint a room? The price is dependent on a number of factors:


Whether you need front yard or backyard landscaping, find out what a fair price to pay is to hire a full landscaping crew and how to cut costs.


Drywall is an installation method for walls and ceilings using sheetrock. Make sure to consider the following factors when determining the cost to hang drywall.

window replacement

Whether you plan to buy stock shutters or have them custom-made, be sure to buy quality products that will hold up in all kinds of weather.

screen repair

Screen door full of holes and tears? Curious about screen door repair cost? Door experts talk replacing screens, how to DIY and when you should hire a pro.

concrete driveways

What are common concrete driveway prices? What can you expect to pay to have a new concrete driveway installed? The first view a visitor sees is the driveway!


Find common metal roof prices here and how to save. Metal roofing can be one of the best home investments. It saves energy, looks great and lasts a lifetime.

HVAC Companies

Why is the price of R-22 refrigerant going up? Angie Hicks explains that due to its eventual phaseout, the price of R-22 is skyrocketing.

home remodeling

The average cost of a shower remodel is more than you expect. Learn the factors that go into this common bathroom renovation so your project works out.

lawn care

Yard grading is a crucial part of home maintenance, since a poorly graded or leveled yard can damage basements or foundations and lead to expensive repairs.


Need another outdoor faucet or don't have one? Learn the factors that can affect the cost like whether you have a crawlspace or basement, and faucet placement.


A tile roof offers a unique appearance, great curb appeal and superior durability, but is it really worth the cost compared to asphalt shingles or steel? Read..

pressure washing

Clean your house from the outside in: What it costs to hire a pressure washing company to clean your home's exterior and get your deck looking like new.


How much does lightning rod installation cost? It depends on the system required to protect your home from a strike. Do your homework. Learn cost factors.

large appliances

Knowing the costs of routine maintenance and common appliance repairs will help you know how much to save for a new fridge, stove and more.

HVAC Companies

A new central air conditioner unit can cool your home better and save money by working more efficiently. See how much it costs to install a central A/C today?


Hardwood flooring installation cost depends on more than just materials. Hire at a great price. Here are some pricing factors so you get gleaming wood floors.

lawn care

Laying down new sod in a back or front yard can add significant curb appeal. But what are the real costs to consider with this type of landscaping project?

driveway pavers

There are several variables that go into the cost of a new asphalt driveway. Take look at the prices for an asphalt driveway and what affects those prices.

water heaters

Curious about water heater prices? Whether installing a 50-gallon gas hot water heater, an electric unit or a tankless water heater, prices can vary greatly.

gutter repair

Installing gutter guards can cut down on how often you need to clean your gutters, but is it worth the cost if you still have to clean them sometimes?