Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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.
Danny Lipford and Joe Truini installing paneling on wall.

How to Hide Seams When Installing Paneling

Watch this video for a tip on how to keep drywall from showing through the seams between sheets of paneling when installing paneling in a room.
Homemade marking jig for baseboard and other moldings.

DIY Jig to Mark Baseboard Moldings for Cutting

A simple way to mark baseboards and other moldings for cutting is by making a homemade jig called a preacher from a scrap board. Watch this video to find out how.
Drywall tape roll holder made from wire hanger hooked on belt.

How to Make a Drywall Tape Roll Holder

Watch this video to find out how to make a homemade drywall tape holder from a wire coat hanger which attaches to your belt to hold a roll of drywall tape.
Using a hammer to tap out a tile plug.

How to Drill a Large Hole in Tile

Watch this video to find out how to drill a large diameter hole in tile using a nail set, drill bit, chisel, and hammer.
Drilling a hole for an adjustable shelf in a bookcase.

DIY Adjustable Shelf Hole Drilling Jig

Find out how to make a simple jig from pegboard to drill evenly spaced holes in bookcases and cabinets for adjustable shelves. Watch this video to find out more.
Cleaning small window panes with a custom modified squeegee.

How to Make a Custom Squeegee for Cleaning Small Window Panes

Watch this video to find out how to modify a standard rubber squeegees for use cleaning smaller sized window panes.