Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Wall removed and replaced with beam.

Taking Down Walls

Taking down a wall is common in major remodeling projects. Read on for tips on what to keep in mind when considering whether to take down a wall in your house.

How to Cut PVC Pipe Square

Watch this video to see how to mark PVC pipe accurately for a square cut by wrapping a strip of thin cardboard around the pipe.
Applying joint compound to hardware cloth patch in drywall.

Repairing a Hole in Drywall with Hardware Cloth

Watch this video for an easy way to patch a hole in drywall using a piece of hardware cloth, a pencil, and joint compound.
Danny Lipford and Joe Truini installing paneling on wall.

How to Hide Seams When Installing Paneling

Watch this video for a tip on how to keep drywall from showing through the seams between sheets of paneling when installing paneling in a room.
Drywall tape roll holder made from wire hanger hooked on belt.

How to Make a Drywall Tape Roll Holder

Watch this video to find out how to make a homemade drywall tape holder from a wire coat hanger which attaches to your belt to hold a roll of drywall tape.
Marking PVC pipe before gluing to align during assembly.

How to Align PVC Pipe Fitting During Assembly

PVC pipe glue sets quickly, so you don’t have a lot of time for adjustments during assembly. Watch this video for a tip on how to align PVC pipe fitting easily during assembly for a perfect fit.
Sliding metal flashing under damaged roof shingle.

Metal Flashing Asphalt Roof Shingle Repair

Find out how use galvanized metal flashing and roof cement to repair a damaged asphalt roof shingle on your home. Watch this video to find out more.