Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Dated wood paneling in a bedroom with unsightly carpeting

How to Fill Grooves Before Painting Wood Paneling

Wood paneling was popular in the 1970s; the trend has returned, but some folks want flat, timeless walls. Here's how to prep walls before painting paneling.
Using selfadhesive fiberglass mesh tape to repair a ceiling crack.

How to Repair a Ceiling Crack

Cracks in ceilings are caused mostly by settling of the house and the expansion and contraction created during that settling. Watch this video to find out how to repair a crack in a ceiling.

How to Build a Non-Load-Bearing Wall

Find out how to divide one room in your house into two by constructing a non-load bearing interior wall in your home. Watch this video to find out more.
Smooth drywall corner bead

How to Repair Damaged Drywall Corner Bead

Outside corners on walls take a lot of abuse. Watch this video to learn how to replace damaged drywall corner bead.
drywall brick

How to Hang Drywall on a Brick Wall

If you have an interior brick wall in your home that’s unsightly, you might want to cover it up with drywall. Watch this video to find out how to hang drywall on a brick surface.
Spraying texture in a can on drywall repair.

How to Repair a Hole in Textured Drywall

Find out how to repair a hole in drywall so it matches the textured surface of the surrounding wall. Watch this video to find out more.

How to Cover Over a Water Stain on a Ceiling

Water stains on a ceiling are usually caused by roof or plumbing leaks. Watch this video to find out how to cover over a water stain on your ceiling so it doesn't come back.
securing tall furniture

How to Secure Tall Furniture to a Wall

If not secured to the wall, tall pieces of furniture, like bookcases, can pose a risk of toppling over, causing injury and damage to your home. To prevent this from happening use metal brackets to secure the top of the piece to the studs in the wall. Watch this video to find out more.
Popcorn ceiling removed, before and after

How to Remove Textured “Popcorn” Ceilings

Textured popcorn ceilings went out of style years ago, but many older homes—and some new ones—still have them. While taking down a textured ceiling is not that difficult, it is a messy job that requires hard work and special safety precautions. Read on to find out how.