Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

How to Build a Simple Laundry Chute

A simple laundry chute between the bathroom and a closet keeps old clothes out of sight and out of the way. Watch this video to learn how to build one!
Screwing frame to attic floor joists.

How to Build a Raised Storage Area in Your Attic

Building a raised platform in your attic is a great way to increase storage space while making sure you have plenty of insulation in the attic floor. Watch this video to find out more.
Pouring kitty litter on oil on a concrete garage floor.

How to Absorb Oil Spills in Your Garage or Driveway

Find out how to soak up oil spills on a garage floor or driveway the easy way using kitty litter. Watch this video to find out more.
Solar powered attic exhaust vent fan mounted on roof.

How to Size Attic Exhaust Vent Fans for Your Home

Lin asks, "I want to install attic vent fans in my roof. Is there a formula on how many you need and the size?"
Joe Truini applies nail polish to tools in his workshop

Why You Should Use Nail Polish on Your Tools

There aren't many reasons to use nail polish in your workshop, but here's one of them. Watch Joe Truini's Simple Solution!
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Combining an Attic Vent Fan with a Roof Ridge Vent

Ron asks, "We installed a ridge vent and a solar powered vent fan on our roof. I noticed you said that these two systems should not be combined. Should we remove one?"

Combining an attic vent fan with a ridge vent is not recommended since it can reverse the natural flow of hot air in the attic. Read on to find out more.
Joe Truini demonstrating his trick for putting a duvet cover on a comforter.

How to Put a Comforter Inside a Duvet Cover

Watch this video for a simple trick that makes putting a duvet cover on a comforter easy.
Garage door dumbwaiter being used to carry groceries upstairs.

DIY Dumbwaiter

Watch this video to find out how a simple DIY dumbwaiter made from a garage door opener can be used to carry groceries up and recycling down in a house with a garage located below the kitchen.

How to Install Closet Shelving

Watch this video to find out how to add additional wood shelving to a closet.