Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Today’s Homeowner Radio Podcast | December 10, 2022

This week, hear how to replace two small windows with a large one and learn why cold weather can make propane less effective.

How to Install a Board and Batten Wall

Board and batten adds a geometric, layered effect to both interior and exterior walls. Here's how to get the look!

Ask Danny | Ep. 4: ‘The Drywall Guru’ Offers Expert Advice

In Episode 4 of “Ask Danny,” I’m talking with my longtime friend and drywall expert Mark Rutherford — “The Drywall Guru.” 
Applying a stucco finish to a concrete block wall

How to Build a Concrete Wall

Want some backyard privacy? A concrete wall is easy to build, durable, and blocks nosy neighbors.
Finger pointing to cracked drywall

5 Steps to Avoid Wall Cracks from Shifting Soil

Shifting soil causes cracks in your walls and could be a sign of structural issues in your home.
Mid-century modern light fixture with a ceiling medallion

How to Install a Ceiling Medallion

Ceiling medallions are great for camouflaging drywall flaws around a light fixture. Learn how you can install one yourself.
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.
NanaWall opening glass wall door handle

NanaWall Opening Glass Walls Offer Copper Handles Due to COVID-19

Responding to COVID-19 concerns, NanaWall Systems will begin offering antimicrobial copper handles as an option for their opening glass wall systems.
Shiplap wall in house's entryway

The Easy Way to Install a Shiplap Wall

Want to give a room some instant texture and character? Just install shiplap on the walls — here's how to do it!