Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

How to Cut Door Jambs Around Flooring

To cut door jambs so flooring will fit under them, turn a piece of flooring over to use as a guide. Lay a handsaw flat on top of the flooring and saw through the jamb.
Holding down a chalk line in the middle to pop the line accurately.

Tip for Popping Long Chalk Lines Accurately

Find out how to pop long chalk lines accurately when installing flooring or roofing using this simple tip. Watch this video to find out more.
painting around glass

Tip for Painting Around Glass

Painting neatly is always a challenge, especially when painting around glass. While you could apply masking tape around the edges of the glass, a better solution is to line the edges of the glass with strips of ordinary printer paper. Watch this video to find out more.

How to Make a Homemade Spray Paint Shield

When spraying paint on your house, such as priming the metal flashing under a roof, it’s important to use a shield to keep overspray off nearby objects you don’t want painted. While you can buy metal paint shields, a less expensive solution is to cut a cardboard box into strips, and slip it under the roofing.
Using vinegar in a plastic bag to clean a clogged showerhead.

How to Clean a Clogged Showerhead

Showerhead spray nozzles can become clogged over time with mineral deposits found in tap water. Watch this video to find out how to clean a clogged showerhead using vinegar.

How To Install Commercial Carpet

Watch this video to find out how to cut to size and install carpet in a small room in your house.
Door sweep mounted on bottom of entry door.

Installing a Door Sweep on an Entry Door

Sealing the gap under an entry door by installing a door sweep is a great way to save energy and reduce your utility bills. Watch this video to find out how.
Window seat bookcase

How to Build a DIY Window Seat with a Bookcase

Every book lover needs a place to display and read their beloved hardbacks. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to build a DIY window seat with a book case.
Custom picture frame mounted on TV set.

How to Build a Custom TV Picture Frame

Watch this video to find out how to build a decorative picture frame around a wall mounted TV to improve the décor in the room.