Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Joe Truini attaching masking tape to drop cloth and trim.

Keeping Drop Cloths in Place When Painting a Room

Watch this video to find out how to keep drop cloths against walls when painting a room to prevent paint from getting on the floor.
Sweeping sawdust into shop vac floor nozzle mounted on wall.

Tip for Cleaning a Workshop with a Shop Vac

Find out an easy way to use a shop vac when sweeping up and cleaning your workshop or garage. Watch this video to find out more.
Using a handsaw on top of a tile spacer to cut door casing for tile floor.

How to Cut Door Jambs When Laying a Tile Floor

Watch this video to find out how to cut door jambs and casings with a handsaw when laying a tile floor.
Stackable fastener storage bin made from 5-gallon bucket.

DIY Stackable Fastener Storage Bucket

Find out how to make stackable fastener bins that fit inside a standard 5-gallon bucket to store nails and screws. Watch this video to find out more.
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.
Making a flexible caulking tube nozzle extension with a straw and duct tape.

DIY Flexible Caulking Tube Nozzle Extension

Watch this video to find out how to make a flexible caulking tube nozzle extension from a drinking straw and duct tape to allow you to apply caulking in hard to reach areas.
Tip for Dividing a Board Into Equal Parts

Tip for Dividing a Board Into Equal Parts

Watch this video to see how to use a measuring tape or ruler and some simple math to divide a board or piece of plywood into equal parts.
Danny Lipford and Joe Truini with properly braced ladder.

Extension Ladder Safety Tips

Watch this video to find out how to properly set up, brace, and use an extension ladder safely so it doesn’t slide or fall.
Using pipe clamps to glue boards together.

How to Use Pipe Clamps for Gluing

Watch this video for tips on how to use pipe clamps, and extend the length of pipe clamps by adding additional sections of pipe.