Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

How to Make a String Dispenser from a CD Container

Rather than throwing empty CD containers away, reuse them to hold string or ribbon in your shop. Start by mounting the base of the CD container under a shelf. Drill a hole in the plastic top to thread the string through. Put a spool of string on the container's hub and twist the top in place. Watch this video to find out more.

How to Install Closet Shelving

Watch this video to find out how to add additional wood shelving to a closet.
Measuring bike for hooks to hang in garage.

How to Hang Bikes in Your Garage

Bicycles can take up a lot of needed space when stored on the ground in a garage. To solve this problem, consider hanging bikes from the ceiling. Watch this video to find out how.
Danny Lipford with remodeled family room mantel

Affordable Family Room Update

We’re taking on a DIY-friendly interior remodeling project to give new life to a dated family room. Projects include replacing carpet with laminate flooring, adding new molding, painting the walls and trim, putting in a new entry door, and updating the brick fireplace. Watch this video to find out more.
Dryerbox in wall clothes dryer vent box.

Preventing Dryer Fires

Clothes dryers are responsible for over 15,000 fires a year, many are the result of inadequate venting caused by crimps and sharp bends in the flexible vent hose. Read on for an innovative product that can help reduce the chance of dryer fires.
Faux shiplap fireplace with mantel and candle on accent table

Living Room Gets Rustic Renovation

When your house lacks the right character for your family, it's time for a rustic renovation.
Water from roof leak running down rafter in attic.

Tips for Locating Hard to Find Roof Leaks

Watch this video for tips on how to find the source of hard to find roof leaks by inspecting the roof rafters and decking from inside your attic.
Foam insulation being sprayed in walls

Foam Insulation Installed in the Kuppersmith Project House

The attic rafters and exterior walls of the Kuppersmith Project house were insulated using foam insulation. This turned the attic into a conditioned space that will stay within 10 degrees of the interior of the house in both winter and summer. Watch this video to find out more.

Installing Pegboard in a Workshop

A pegboard wall makes a great way to hang your tools in the shop for easy access. Watch this video to find out how to install pegboard on a wall in your home workshop.