Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Cutting Insulation

To cut insulation squarely and accurately use a utility knife with snap off blade extended all the way out. Watch this video to find out more.
Frozen hose bibb, seen outside with ice forming around the garden hose

What You Need to Know About Frozen Pipes

Frozen pipes in the winter can lead to burst pipes, an expensive problem for most homeowners. Here’s what you need to know, including how you can prevent pipes from freezing and how to treat frozen ones.
Danny Lipford demonstrating how to secure a tarp to a storm damaged roof.

How to Attach a Tarp to a Leaking, Storm-Damaged Roof

Watch this video to find out how to attach a tarp the right way to a leaking or storm damaged roof to reduce water damage in your home.
Vermiculite insulation in an attic

Dangers of Asbestos Contaminated Vermiculite Insulation in Your Home

Vermiculite is a popular insulation material, but much of the vermiculite used in the U.S. before 1990 was contaminated with asbestos. Removal of vermiculite insulation can be costly and complicated; but in some cases, you may be able to leave the material in place with proper precautions. Read on to find out more.
rolls of pink insulation in the attic

How Much Insulation Do You Need in Your Home

Insulation in your home is important to reduce heat loss and gain and save energy. How well a particular type of insulation works is determined by its R-value, which is a measure of the insulation’s resistance to the transfer of heat. Watch this video to find out more.
Shower head

Replacing a Showerhead

Watch this video to find out how to replace the showerhead in your bathroom.
Drilling holes for handles in a cabinet door with homemade drilling jig

How to Use a Drilling Jig for Cabinet Handles and Knobs

When installing cabinet handles on doors and drawers, the screw holes need to be drilled identically, so the hardware will align properly. Find out how to make a simple jig from a scrap of plywood with attached strips to act as stops.

This Roof Patch Works in Wet and Dry Settings

Don't wait to fix a roof leak after it rains. With Henry's new Purpose Crystal Clear Sealant, you can patch your roof while it's still wet!
Cedar wood floor

Installing A Cedar Closet Floor

Installing a cedar closet floor is really simple – especially if you rent or own a pneumatic wire brad nailer. A cedar floor installation consists of interlocking tongues and grooves and fastening the material to the floor.