Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Removing Caked on Mud from Bricks

Grayling needs help removing red dirt stains from his new brick home. Here's what he should do about those unsightly stains.
Duck Brand faucet cover being installed outside a home

How to Prevent Outdoor Faucets from Freezing

Watch this video to find out how to protect the outdoor spigots on your home from freezing by installing insulated hose bibb covers.
Building foam cover for attic stairs

How to Insulate Attic Drop Down Access Stairs

Even if your attic is well insulated, the folding stairs that provides access can be a major source of heat loss. Watch this video to see how to make an insulating cover from foam board to insulate the stairs leading to your attic.
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.
Bill Nyeon the front porch

Adding an Eco-Friendly Front Porch to Your Home

TV personality Bill Nye is also a proponent of green living, as he demonstrated when a front porch was added to his home. The porch was made using The Forest Stewardship Council certified lumber, low emission cement, and salvaged brick. Watch this video to find out more.
Excavating around home to build an addition

4 Ways to Upgrade Your Home So You Don’t Have to Move

Think you've outgrown your home? Before you sell, consider these tips to improve it.
Laying laminate flooring

Pros and Cons of Different Types of Flooring

There are a number of different options available when choosing flooring for your home, from carpet and tile to hardwood and laminate. Watch this video to find out the advantages and disadvantages of each type of flooring.
Lawn mower cutting grass

How High to Mow Your Lawn for the Final Cut in the Fall

John asks, “What height should I mow my lawn for my final cut of the fall?”

Once your grass stops growing for the season, it's a good idea to give it one last cutting at a lower height. Read on to find out how to give your lawn its final haircut of the year.
applying window film

3 Must-Dos to Keep Your Home Energy Efficient

Here are Danny’s must-dos to keep your home running smoothly — and save a little money — during cold weather.