Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Rotten entry door sill.

How to Replace a Rotten Entry Door Sill

Door sills on entry doors can rot and deteriorate over time due to exposure to the elements. Watch this video to find out how to remove and replace a rotten door sill on your home.
Floor joists for home addition.

Floor Joist Spans for Home Building Projects

Whether you’re building a deck, an addition, or a shed for your backyard; it’s important to make sure the floor joists are sized properly to support the load. Read on to find out the minimum size joists you need for different types of wood in home building projects.
Using a drill to attach pressure treated wood deck boards.

Leaving Gaps Between Pressure Treated Wood Deck Boards

Watch this video for tips on when to and not to leave a gap between pressure treated wood deck boards when building a new deck or replacing old decking.
Nailing up fiber cement siding on an exterior wall

How to Install Fiber Cement Siding

Installing fiber cement siding is easier than you might think, though there are some important differences from traditional wood siding.
Contractor wearing a tool belt measures right angle

How to Lay Out Right Angles in Construction

Thought you'd never use high school geometry again? That'll change once you need to lay out right angles.
Rotten door casing and jamb caused by water damage.

Do It! How to Remove and Replace Exterior Door Casing

The casing around outside doors often begins to rot at the bottom and needs to be replaced. Watch this video to find out how to remove and replace door casing.
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.
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.
Pulling headless nail using locking pliers

How to Remove Headless Nails

Watch this video to find out how to remove headless nails easily without damaging the wood using locking pliers and a hammer or pry bar.