Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Today’s Homeowner Radio Show | March 7, 2020

Heading into "Termite Week" Danny and Joe spoke with expert entomologist Dr. Jim Fredericks about the dangers this pest poses on your house.
National Gypsum Soundbreak XP Drywall

Today’s Homeowner Radio Show | February 15, 2020

Need help soundproofing your home? This product keeps unwanted noises out! Also: a beam in Rich's basement is pushing a block, causing cracks to form on the home's exterior — learn what we can do about that, and more, here.

How to Add Crown Molding When Your Vents Are Too High

David wants to add crown molding but there's a problem. The position of his vent is right under the ceiling.
Danny Lipford and Joe Truini

How to Safely Remove an Old and Heavy Bath Tub

Learn how to remove a cast iron tub, clear out clutter and silence a squeaky door hinge, right here!
Man cutting crown molding with a miter saw

How to Cut Crown Molding on a Miter Saw

Crown molding never goes out of style — but it can be hard to cut. Here's how to get a perfect cut, every time, on a miter saw.
Dining room with green accent wall and chandelier above the table

How to Build an Easy Accent Wall

Accent walls instantly add visual interest and texture to a blank room. Watch how easy it is to build one!

Molding Marking Gauge

To mark baseboards and other moldings for cutting, make a jig called a “preacher”.
prying-away-baseboard

How to Remove Molding for Reuse

When renovating a room, the first step is to remove existing molding. If you are careful, you can take it off — without damage — for reuse later. Watch the technique!
Drilling a Pilot Hole with a Nail for Molding

How to Drill a Pilot Hole with a Nail

Often when you're driving finishing nails into moldings, the nail will split the wood unless you drill a pilot hole first. Here's how to drill one with a finish nail for the perfect-sized hole every time.