Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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Advantages of Low-E Glass in Windows and Doors

Low-E glass can be a great addition to your home because it has many advantages. The Low-E coating reflects heat back to its source so it helps your home stay cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter and the coating won’t scratch off because it is applied to the inside of the glass. Watch this video to find out more.
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Installing Replacement Window Sashes in Your Home

Up to half of the heating and cooling loss in older homes is due to heat loss and gain through single pane glass windows along with air infiltration in the weather stripping around the sash. While you could replace the entire window unit, a less expensive option is to install sash packs. Watch this video to find out more.
Kuppersmith House renovation, four scenes from the job featuring Today's Homeowner host Danny Lipford

Kuppersmith Home Renovation Project 3: Exterior

The Kuppersmith home renovation project follows the extensive renovation of a two-story, Tudor style home built in 1926 in Mobile, Alabama. In the third of our 13-part series, we frame up the addition, install new windows, and replace the cedar shake siding.
“Today’s Homeowner” host Danny Lipford standing on construction site at the Kuppersmith House in Mobile, Alabama

Kuppersmith Home Renovation Project 4: Roughing In

Watch this video of the renovation of a 1926 historic Tudor home as we brick the additions, install composite decking, and rough-in the wiring and plumbing.
“Today’s Homeowner” host Danny Lipford, seen in the Kuppersmith House in Mobile, Alabama, as it's under construction.

Kuppersmith Home Renovation Project 6: Flooring and Trim

The Kuppersmith Project follows the extensive renovation of a two-story, Tudor-style home built in 1926 in Mobile, Alabama. In the sixth of our 13-part series, we tackle installing the interior trim, painting, and laying heart pine flooring.
Danny Lipford in front of house that used synthetic building materials.

Advantages of Synthetic Building Materials for Your Home

Watch this video to find out about the advantages of synthetic building products for your home—including roofing, siding, molding, and doors—that can perform better and cost less than the natural materials they replace.
Danny Lipford in front of finished house with new entrance and driveway

Adding a Front Porch to Improve Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is the overall look of a house when seen from the street. Improving your home’s curb appeal not only will allow you to enjoy it more, it can make a big difference in resale value should you decide to sell.
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Advantages of Fiberglass over Wood Doors

It takes only a few years of exposure to the sun, rain, and other elements to degrade the finish on an exterior wood entry door. Fiberglass doors, such as those made by JELD-WEN Windows & Doors, have an attractive, natural look—compete with simulated wood grain—but hold up much better to harsh conditions than real wood.
Completed and furnished master bedroom addition

Master Bedroom Addition, Part 2

Watch this video to see the completion of our 500-square-foot, master bedroom addition. In the second of our two-part series, we install the interior molding, hardwood flooring, retractable screens, breakfast bar, a video answering system, and furnishings.