Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Danny Lipford tailgating with Generac iQ2000 portable generator..

Cool Fall Home Maintenance Tips

Watch this video for tips on how to get your house ready for cooler weather, including sealing up cracks, having your heating system serviced, and buying a generator for powering DIY projects and tailgating.
Shoveling snow on sidewalk in front of house.

Winter Survival Guide for Your House

Watch this video to find out how to prepare your home for winter by applying plastic film to windows, insulating attics and water pipes, and dealing with snow and ice.
Danny Lipford standing next to standby generator transfer switch

Standby Generator Transfer Switch for the Kuppersmith Project House

One of the useful features I added to the Kuppersmith Project house is a whole house, standby generator. The generator runs on natural gas and uses a transfer switch to automatically transfer power to the generator in the event of a power outage. Watch this video to find out more.

International Builders’ Show 2011

If there’s a new product or tool to make your home better, you’ll find it at the on display at the International Builder’s Show. We were on hand for this year's show to give you a front row seat on the latest trends and innovations in home improvement.
home automation

Smart Home Technology at Your Fingertips

Home automation solutions are designed to make your home safer, more comfortable and more efficient – no matter where you are. Here's a look at Carrier's Côr home automation system and Generac standby generators equipped with MobileLink technology.
Danny Lipford on porch of home.

Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Fall

Now is the perfect time to start preparing your home for the cold weather ahead. Read on to find out how to get your house ready for fall, including winterizing doors and windows, having your heating system serviced, and preparing for severe weather.

Homefront Radio Show for September 24, 2011

Listen to and read about the September 24, 2011, Homefront with Danny Lipford radio show.
Generator with shrubs planted around it

Planting Trees and Shrubs as a Screen at the Kuppersmith Project

Trees and shrubs can be strategically planted to act as a screen to hide everything from a neighbor’s shed to a standby generator in your yard, as we have done here at the Kuppersmith Project house. Watch this video for some tips on how to use landscaping around appliances in your yard.
Balled trees and shrubs ready for planting in Kuppersmith Project yard

Planting Trees and Shrubs in the Kuppersmith Project Yard

Landscaping the Kuppersmith Project yard started by digging holes with a motorized auger, then setting the trees and shrubs in place following our detailed landscape plan. Trees and shrubs planted in the yard included river birch, holly, azalea, and camellia. Watch this video to find out more.