Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Danny Lipford in front of master bedroom addition.

Today’s Addition, Part 1

In the first of our two-part Today’s Addition project, we’ll take you through the steps involved in adding a luxurious master bedroom addition, including planning, pouring the foundation, framing the walls and roof, and installing drywall.

Outdoor Living Tips for Your Home

Whether it’s a deck, patio, or porch, outdoor living is more popular than ever. We’re checking out some cool outdoor spaces—from a rooftop retreat to an eco-friendly front porch—to bring you some great outdoor living ideas for your home.

Homefront Radio Show for January 16, 2010

Here are some of the highlights from the January 16, 2010, Homefront with Danny Lipford radio show.

The Kuppersmith Project 3: Exterior

With the demolition and foundation work out of the way on the Kuppersmith Project, we’re finally ready to start building the addition and renovating the existing exterior to turn our 1926 house into a practical home any family would love to own.
“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.
Window unit being set in place on Kuppersmith Project house

Installing Insulated Windows on the Kuppersmith Project House

To improve energy efficiency and reduce maintenance on the Kuppersmith Project house, the drafty old windows were replaced with insulated glass, aluminum clad, wood frame windows. A special tape was applied around each window reduce air infiltration before the siding was applied. Watch this video to find out more.
Danny Lipford at the International Builders' Show

Building Products from the International Builders’ Show 2011

The 2011 International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Florida, featured some great building materials and cool tools to help you tackle your next DIY home improvement project. Watch this video to find out more.
Water feature in yard

Create the Perfect Outdoor Retreat for Your Home

Spring has arrived and summer isn’t far behind, making this the ideal time to enhance the outdoor living space on your home. Read on to find out how I created the ultimate, low maintenance, backyard retreat to accommodate everything from a relaxing family cookout to formal outdoor entertaining.