Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Finished built-in bench corner seat on deck

How to Add Built-in Seating to a Deck

Decks are great for outdoor entertaining, but you need to have plenty of seating in place first. To make this deck more party friendly, we added built-in corner bench made from treated lumber. Watch this video to see how it's done.

How to Insulate Windows to Keep Out the Cold

Installing insulation kits on windows can save energy on heating and cooling by providing an insulating barrier and keeping out drafts. Watch this video to find out how.
Completed portable potting bench and garden cart.

How to Build a Portable Potting Bench / Garden Cart

If you spend a lot of time gardening, you know how handy a potting bench can be. Watch this video and check out our plans to build a portable potting bench for your yard.
Completed DIY built-in bookcase.

How to Build a Built-in Bookcase in Your Home

A custom DIY built-in bookcase offers space to store and display everything from books to pictures to movies. Watch this video to find out how to build a bookcase for your home.
Applying modified thin-set mortar to a tile floor.

How to Lay Tile Over a Tile Floor

Tile can be laid directly on top of an existing tile floor as long as the old floor is in good condition. Watch this video to find out how to go about laying tile over tile.
Open shelving in a kitchen

How to Make DIY Floating Shelves

These DIY floating shelves expand your kitchen's storage and enhance its design without overpowering the space. Best of all? They're easy to make.
How to Replace Broken Window Pane

How to Replace Broken Window Pane

Replacing a broken pane doesn't require a lot of effort or time. First start with removing the glazing around the broken pane and have a new piece of glass cut to size.
Patio planter on patio

How to Build a Patio Planter

This outside planter is made from pressure treated pine, so it will last for years. It’s easy to build and is perfect for a patio, deck, or porch. Read more to find out how to build it.
old cabinets are reused and turned into a workbench

How to Upgrade Your Workbench with Old Cabinets

Watch this video for some practical workbench options for your shop or garage from portable to permanent.