Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Kitchen and Bath Industry Show 2008

Almost a thousand exhibitors were on hand at the 2008 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Chicago to highlight the latest in innovative products designed for the kitchen or bath including bamboo and glass sinks and dual-flush toilets.
Danny Lipford standing in front of home.

Top 10 Projects That Add the Most Value to Your Home

Watch this video to learn about the home improvement projects that add the most value to your home, including bathroom remodels, kitchen renovations, and siding replacement.
Danny Lipford with mesquite countertop at 2006 KBIS show.

Kitchen and Bath Industry Show Home Products 2006

Watch this video to see some cool products from the 2006 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, including natural stone bathtubs, mesquite wood countertops, kitchen cabinet hardware, and induction cooktops.
Completed upgraded kitchen with granite countertops and tile backsplash.

Top 10 Kitchen Upgrades for Your Home

Watch this video for 10 great ways to improve the look and function of your kitchen from installing new lighting and countertops to adding a backsplash and molding.
Maine house with snow in yard.

Scariest Utility Bill: Door and Window Replacement

As the winners of the Scariest Utility Bill in America contest, this house in Maine was outfitted with new energy efficient windows and doors. Read on to find out what other steps we took to reduce their heating bills and save energy.
Scene on the floor of the International Builders' Show 2006

Home Products from the International Builders’ Show 2006

Watch this video to see some cool building products for your home from the 2006 International Builders’ Show, including impact resistant glass, innovative kitchen faucets, and green insulation.
Allen Lyle and Danny Lipford at the International Builders' Show

Innovative Ideas from the 2008 International Builders’ Show

The 2008 International Builders’ Show featured some amazing new tools and innovative products for your home including the mold and mildew resistant caulking, magnetic window locks, and polymer based locking sand for paver patios.
Grate from Iron Age Designs.

Eco-Friendly Cast Iron Grates

Cast iron grates from are not only functional and beautiful but are made using mostly recycled materials and qualify for LEED green building credits. Read on to find out more.
Danny Lipford in room with recessed ceiling

Specialty Ceilings

From vaulted to tray to coffered, it seems like the sky’s the limit for ceilings these days. Specialty ceilings can add a distinctive design element to a room and make it feel larger than it really is. Read on to find out more.