Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Danny Lipford working on building a pressure treated wood privacy fence.

Build a DIY Privacy Fence and Fire Pit for Your Yard

Find out how to build a pressure treated wood privacy fence and lattice screen in your yard, as well as an easy to assemble stone fire pit. Watch this video to find out more.

DIY Concrete Countertops: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

Pouring a concrete countertop is easy — just avoid these common mistakes to get the best results!
Joe Truini pours sand in a hole to level some uneven stepping stones

How to Easily Level Your Stepping Stones

Stepping stones that rock back and forth are tripping hazards, but they're easy to fix — watch this video to learn how to do it!
Cafe lights, seen over a patio umbrella near a home with vinyl siding

How to Create Paver Columns for Outdoor Lighting

These paver columns are an attractive gateway to your patio, and each column supports a metal post for mounting outdoor lighting such as cafe lights.
Wheelbarrow and shovel beside a flower bed with brick landscape edging

How to Plan a Low-Maintenance Landscape You’ll Love

Save yourself time working on the lawn and garden with low-maintenance landscaping.
Hardscape features in a luxurious backyard, featuring a paver patio, Adirondack chairs, and an outdoor dining set

5 Hardscape Ideas to Make Your Backyard Beautiful

If you feel overwhelmed by backyard upkeep, you may be focusing too much attention on softscape and not enough on hardscape ideas.
“Today’s Homeowner” hosts Danny Lipford and Chelsea Lipford Wolf join the Marianna, Florida community to build Lafayette Landing, a pocket park in Northwest Florida.

Building a Pocket Park in Marianna, Florida (Part 1)

In this special two-part episode of Today’s Homeowner, we’re building a pocket park in Marianna, Florida, my hometown.
Backyard paradise winner glassboro new jersey

Building a Backyard Paradise in New Jersey

On this episode of Today's Homeowner, we're in Glassboro, New Jersey to create a beautiful outdoor area for our Backyard Paradise contest winner.
large paver patio with rocking chairs

Two Patios are Better Than One

When your patio is too small for entertaining, build another one! This week, Danny and Chelsea built a step-down, large-paver patio.