Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Kitchen and Bath Industry Show 2008

Almost a thousand exhibitors were on hand at the 2008 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Chicago to highlight the latest in innovative products designed for the kitchen or bath including bamboo and glass sinks and dual-flush toilets.
Danny Lipford with mesquite countertop at 2006 KBIS show.

Kitchen and Bath Industry Show Home Products 2006

Watch this video to see some cool products from the 2006 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, including natural stone bathtubs, mesquite wood countertops, kitchen cabinet hardware, and induction cooktops.
Allen Lyle and Danny Lipford at the International Builders' Show

Innovative Ideas from the 2008 International Builders’ Show

The 2008 International Builders’ Show featured some amazing new tools and innovative products for your home including the mold and mildew resistant caulking, magnetic window locks, and polymer based locking sand for paver patios.
Danny Lipford standing outside eco-friendly green home.

Going Green, Part 2

Going green isn’t just about preserving the planet, it includes safeguarding your health and saving energy as well. As homes have become more tightly sealed and the use of manmade materials increased, indoor air quality has declined.
Danny Lipford with installing ironing board

How to Install a Built-in Ironing Board

Fold-down ironing boards are a great way to reduce clutter in your laundry room and can either be surface mounted or recessed into the wall for a low profile look. Watch this video to find out more.

Regaining Wasted Space

We’ll examine some innovative ways to utilize wasted space, maximize storage, and add additional square footage without increasing the footprint of your home from closet and laundry room makeovers to converting an attic or basement to living space.

NuTone Adds Amenities

Danny demonstrates the NuTone video answering system, and combination recessed light and exhaust fan used in our Today's Addition project.
Completed and furnished master bedroom addition

Today’s Addition, Part 2

In the second of our two-part series on the master bedroom addition project, we complete the landscaping, wood flooring, and breakfast bar, and add some cool amenities including a video answering system and retractable screens.
Today's Addition breakfast bar.

Today’s Addition Project Completed

Our master bedroom addition is finally finished and will be featured in a special two-part series on Today’s Homeowner that will air in October. This unique “restful retreat” incorporates some unusual features and products that are sure to set it apart from the run of the mill bedroom.