Is it time to put on a new roof. Shingles are always the standard, but what about a nice weather-proof tin roof. Tin roofs have improved by leaps and bounds in today's world, almost becoming preferred. Tin roofs are relaxing during rainy weather, and they are highly durable. Think about installing a tin roof when it is time to replace your existing roof. There are many tax credits that you can get as a home owner for energy saving improvements.Adding casual living areas to a home, is a smart and profitable home improvement project. Many homes have just one living area, the addition of a second that can be used as a family room or den are big plus to potential buyers who see your home as place that they can grow with their own family. When thinking about replacing your driveway and you are considering brick there are some pros and cons.Shop around and make careful comparisons. A competent and honest, general contractor, can complete home improvements professionally. A contractor can also perform home improvement work cheaper than you can manage, by doing it yourself. Replacing the light switch covers in your home is an easy and quick way to brighten up a room. For about $20, you can replace all of the switch covers in an average-sized home with nice clean white ones.Installing new tack strips over concrete is more expensive than installing them over wood floors. You can quickly block off a mouse hole in your house using some steel wool. The rodents are not able to chew through this, even though they can chew through just about anything else, so you can use this as a stop-gap until you make a permanent repair. Making your home a better place will help you have pride in it and yourself.