Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Stack of lumber

How Lumber Is Cut and Graded

Unless you learn to speak the language, a trip to the lumberyard can seem like visiting a foreign country. Here's a crash course on lumber lingo.
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.
Using a clothes iron to attach edge banding veneer to a plywood edge

How to Cover Plywood Edges with Wood Veneer

Want to cover unsightly plywood edges? Here's a quicker way to do it!

Tip for Cutting Sheets of Plywood

Here's a tip for supporting a sheet of plywood while cutting it with a circular saw, preventing it from pinching the blade and creating a dangerous situation.
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.
Using a pneumatic nailer to frame up an interior wall.

Adding a Wall and Pantry to Better Utilize Interior Space

See how we added an interior dividing wall to a master bedroom and turned the extra space into a closet and kitchen pantry to better server the needs of a large family. Watch this video to find out more.
Newel post on porch with newly replaced facing boards, cap, and finial.

How to Replace Rotten Newel Post Facing Boards

Find out how to replace rotten facing boards and caps around newel posts on outdoor porch and deck railings. Watch this video to find out more.
Porch column base with new unpainted pressure treated base trim boards..

How to Replace Rotten Wood Column Base Trim Boards

Watch this video to find out how to remove and replace rotten or damaged trim boards around the base of a square wood column.
White Eave fascia board on older home with squirrel hole.

How to Replace Damaged Eave Fascia Boards

Find out how to remove a rotten or damaged eave fascia board, and replace it with a new fascia board. Watch this video to find out more.