Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Problematic Painting & Picking the Right Contractor

We have a pair of painting problems. One listener's primer is still tacky, 48 hours after she's applied it. Another listener needs help choosing between oil or latex based paint.
Allen Lyle and Danny Lipford at the International Builders' Show

Building Products from the International Builders’ Show 2008

The 2008 International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Florida, featured a wide range of innovative new building products for your home. Watch this video to find out about everything from caulking and siding to window and door locks.
Gloved hand scrubbing ceramic tile floor with ammonia and liquid dish soap

Today’s Homeowner Radio Show | March 20, 2021

Getting on your knees isn’t the only way to clean tile floors. We’ll talk about the solution on this episode of The Today’s Homeowner Radio Show.
paver patio edging

Using Fast-Setting Concrete for Curbing

Paver walkways and patios are popular DIY projects. Use fast-setting concrete for edging to contain the pavers along the perimeter.
Cracked concrete driveway

Today’s Homeowner Radio Show | July 25, 2020

Cracked concrete driveways, efflorescence on the basement walls, gaps in the mortar — these things happen. Here's how to fix them.

How to Fix a Leaning Fence

Does the fence around your home lean or sag? Whether you’re dealing with incorrectly anchored posts or just need to add more concrete, here's what to do!
Label on bag of QUIKRETE® Zip & Mix Repair Mortar

QUIKRETE Zip & Mix Repair Mortar

[Sponsored message from QUIKRETE]
QUIKRETE® Zip & Mix Repair Mortar is a multi-purpose repair mortar uniquely packaged to allow the product to be mixed in its pouch, eliminating the need for a pail. Read on to find out more.

International Builders’ Show 2011

If there’s a new product or tool to make your home better, you’ll find it at the on display at the International Builder’s Show. We were on hand for this year's show to give you a front row seat on the latest trends and innovations in home improvement.
Completed paver driveway.

Paver Driveway and Concrete Patio Project, Part 2

Watch the conclusion of our two-part show on installing a paver driveway and staining a concrete patio, including installing wood lattice and building a fire pit.