Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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.
Home irrigation system

How-To: Home Irrigation

Most of us want to have that lush, green lawn and be the envy of the neighborhood. For some people, that means dragging out the garden hose with an attached sprinkler. However, that is also one of the most inefficient ways to water the lawn, and a vast amount of the water is completely wasted.
Sprinkler watering lawn.

Heading to New York

I’m headed to NY on Monday for a special live segment on The CBS Early Show on Tuesday morning.
Stepping stones leading to swing.

Stepping Stones: 6 Steps to the Perfect Path

Instead of a full-blown pathway, consider creating a path of stepping stones in your yard. There’s actually less work involved to install them and, aesthetically, stepping stones can give your yard its own unique personality.
Stepping stone path.

97th Early Show Appearance

I make about 20-25 visits to the Early Show every year and its always fun. I have a lot of friends here that always have a few home improvement questions. Some of your friends may show you pictures of kids, vacations, etc. I get pictures of bathrooms, kitchens, and patios. It’s ok, I love being able to point people in the right direction on improving their homes.
Planting flowers in hanging planter.

Cool Tools for the Garden

A lot of home and garden centers will have yard tools, but not all of them are going to make yard work simple. Here are some really cool tools that, not only do the job, but make your day in the garden a walk in the park.

Fun Room Addition

We’re creating more space for these homeowners to entertain with the addition of a game room. The game room flows incredibly well from the existing family room of the home and the vaulted ceiling makes it feel larger than it is.
Boarding up windows with plywood before a hurricane.

Preparing Your Home for a Hurricane

Read on for suggestions on how to protect your home from hurricane wind damage and how to take extra precautions when building or remodeling your home.

Affordable Interior Update

Danny shares some easy ways to get the maximum dollar on the resale of your home when updating a family room, including installing laminate flooring, adding crown molding, updating a fireplace, and replacing the entry door.