Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Danny Lipford looks at a wet concrete patio in production at the job site

Cement vs. Concrete: Understanding the Difference

People often say ‘cement’ and ‘concrete’ interchangeably, but these words have different meanings. Here’s what you should know about cement vs. concrete.
wood deck with cable railing system

Expanding Outdoor Living Space with a New Wood Deck

Denver and Kara Hawsey's light brick home had no place for entertaining. Now it has a rustic wood deck with cable railing that ensures unobstructed views.
Today's Homeowner host Danny Lipford sprinkles decorative chips on an epoxy coated garage floor

The Easy Way to Apply an Epoxy Floor Coating

An epoxy floor coating makes a huge difference on a garage floor. Learn how to apply it to yours!
wood deck with cable railing system

Building a Wood Deck with Stainless Steel Cable Railing

Denver and Kara Hawsey's light brick home had no place for entertaining. Now it has a rustic wood deck with cable railing that ensures unobstructed views.
Backyard Paradise, featuring Pavestone patio, in Hurricane, West Virginia

Backyard Paradise Features Paver Patio Installation

We’re bringing a West Virginia family some Backyard Paradise. This paver patio is complete with a grill surround, fire pit and cafe lights.
Concrete planters on a homeowner's front porch steps

How to Create Beautiful Concrete Planters

You don’t have to spend a bundle to elevate your home’s appearance — if you want to tackle a quick and inexpensive project, start with some concrete planters.
Man pours a bucket of water into the Quikrete countertop concrete mix in a wheelbarrow

How to Choose the Best Quikrete Concrete Mix

Not sure about the best Quikrete Concrete Mix to use? Here are three of the most popular options and what you should know about them.
Joe and Audra Essig's patio, after the makeover

Transforming a Worn-Out Patio with Recycled Materials

We're making over homeowners Joe and Audra's patio with recycled materials. This project is both budget-friendly and eco-friendly!
Man applies Quikrete Re-Cap Resurfacer to spalling concrete slab

Solved: How to Resurface Spalling Concrete

Concrete can flake due to corrosion, impact and weathering. You don’t have to live with spalling concrete, or tear out a damaged patio and pour a new one.