Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Drywall being unloaded from truck

Advantages of Drywall Used on the Kuppersmith Project House

The drywall we’re using on the Kuppersmith Project house is a lightweight material that weighs 30% less than standard drywall. It’s also more sag resistant, scores and snaps cleanly, and is made with 100% recycled paper. Watch this video to find out more.
Fireplace mantel

Unique Historic Marble Mantel in the Kuppersmith Project House

One of the most unique features of the Kuppersmith Project house is the inlayed, marble mantel in the living room. Imagine my surprise to find out that the mantel is actually much older than the 1926 house it now occupies. Watch this video to find out more.
Microwave

Sour Sponge Solution

Tired of throwing away sponges when they sour? Try microwaving them instead! Read on to find out how.
Heart pine beam being resawn on bandsaw

Heart Pine Flooring for the Kuppersmith Project House

To match the floors in the Kuppersmith house, heart pine boards were sawn from salvaged beams then milled into flooring. The new flooring was stacked in the house on spacers to allow the wood to adjust to the temperature and humidity before being installed. Watch this video to find out more.
Floor sander

Floor Sanding: Knowing When to Call in a Pro

There are very few home improvement projects that I don’t do myself; which is both a blessing and a curse, just ask my wife. Over the past few years I’ve built a bathroom, constructed a mahogany bookcase, hung drywall, laid an engineered-wood floor, and installed wainscoting. However, even I, a fearless (some say, foolish) DIY-er, know when it’s time to call in a pro.

5 Things Everyone Forgets During a Spring Clean

While it’s typically obvious what parts of the home need some attention, there are some things everyone tends to forget during a spring clean.

Toilet Overflow

You know that terrible feeling you have when a clogged toilet is about to overflow, and you don’t know how to stop it? Listen to find out how to stop a flood in your bathroom.

14 Creative Ways to Use Caulk

All-purpose adhesive caulk can be used in a multitude of ways around your home. Try using it in these creative ways.

5 Ways to Refresh Your Home for Spring

Spring is the perfect time to take your cues from Mother Nature reimagine your way to a refreshing, updated home.