Each week, “Today’s Homeowner” meets with families to improve backyards, kitchens, bathrooms and anywhere else they could use some help.
We share step-by-step home improvement tips — along with Simple Solutions and Best New Products — with fans to make their lives easier.
In this special episode, which is part of our “Helping Hands” series, we’re doing something a little different to give back to our community.
The entire “Today’s Homeowner” team takes on a project to make “home” a little “homier” for some young people with autism.
We’re making improvements to two homes for a group called The Learning Tree, a nonprofit organization in Mobile, Alabama.
We completed a number of projects at The Learning Tree.
Among them were rototilling the yards; sanding, priming and painting cabinets; repairing the asphalt driveway; removing and replacing the old flooring; and doing some landscaping.
Our entire staff participated in the project, which would not have been possible without the following partners.
- Autism Society of Alabama
- Hearin-Chandler Foundation
- Junior League of Mobile
Restaurants (these places donated food for lunch)
- Naman’s Catering
- Newk’s Eatery
Other Tips from This Episode
Simple Solutions with Joe Truini:
Braided Picture Wire Too Expensive? Make Your Own!
You can make picture wire with everyday household items including a power drill, galvanized wire and a nail.Watch video.
Best New Products with Jodi Marks:
This Device Shows What’s Behind Your Walls
Ryobi’s Phone Works Inspection Scope features a waterproof, LED-lit camera that you can stick inside a wall or pipe.Watch video.