Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

How to Repair and Seal an Asphalt Driveway

Asphalt driveways can develop cracks and deteriorate over time. To keep your driveway in good shape, it’s important to clean, repair, and seal it every few years. Here's how to do it.
Woman repairs air conditioner ductwork with metallic foil tape

How to Repair Leaks in A/C Ductwork

Finding and sealing leaks in your air conditioner's ductwork can save energy and lower your heating and cooling bills. Watch this video to learn more.
Completed wood deck railing.

Building Handrails for a Wooden Deck

Learn how to build handrails for a wooden deck the easy way, including proper baluster spacing and railing height. Watch this video to find out more.
Using a hydraulic jack to lift a porch beam to replace a rotten column.

How to Remove and Replace a Wood Porch Column

Watch this video to find out how to jack up, remove, and replace a rotten wood porch column with a new pressure treated one.
cracks in concrete

How to Repair Cracks and Resurface a Concrete Driveway

Most driveways and patios develop a crack or two in the concrete over the years. Rather than breaking up the slab and pouring a new one, you might want to consider repairing it using a concrete resurfacer. Watch this video to find out how.
Screwing frame to attic floor joists.

How to Build a Raised Storage Area in Your Attic

Building a raised platform in your attic is a great way to increase storage space while making sure you have plenty of insulation in the attic floor. Watch this video to find out more.

How to Build Exterior Wood Steps

Building steps used to require complicated measurements and difficult angled cuts, but precut pressure treated stringers today have made the job much easier. Watch this video to find out how.
Repair Laminate Floor After Water Damage

How to Repair Water-Damaged Laminate Flooring

How to replace one, two, or a few pieces of laminate floor.
Leaking roof flashing around a chimney full of leaves

How to Repair Leaking Chimney Roof Flashing

Roof flashing around chimneys can pull away from the brick, allowing rainwater to leak inside the house. Watch this video to find out how to repair leaking chimney flashing.