Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Thanksgiving buffet on plastic table topped with a homemade wood covering.

How to Build a Rustic Table Top

Keep a folding table or two in storage for buffets? Here's how to dress that table top up and make it blend in with your furniture!
Shoe rack for mudroom or garage

How to Make a Shoe Rack for Your Garage or Mudroom

Build this DIY shoe rack and tracking mud indoors will become a thing of the past.

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.

Cool Kitchen Makeover

We’re tackling a much needed kitchen remodel in an older home without spending a lot of money by repairing and painting the existing cabinets, replacing the dated plastic laminate countertops, and installing a new range hood.
Chelsea Lipford Wolf installs The Duck Brand's Max Window Roll On Kit

3 Steps to Prevent Drafty Windows

Your home should provide shelter from winter weather. Here are three steps to prevent drafty windows so you can stay comfortable as temperatures dip.

Fence Renew

Have you ever thought about putting sunscreen on your wood fence? Listen to this tip to find out how to clean and seal a wood fence to prevent damage from the sun.

Sealing Up Cracks in Your Home Saves Energy

To make your house as energy efficient as possible and lower your utility bills, it’s important to seal every gap and crack around the perimeter of your home using a quality acrylic latex or silicone caulking. Listen to find out more.
Joe and Audra Essig's patio, after the makeover

Recycled Patio Renovation on a Budget

An aging patio transforms into a backyard paradise — for less than $800.
Mini greenhouse in Joe Truini's backyard

How to Make a Mini Greenhouse from a Soda Bottle

Creating a mini greenhouse is the perfect way to balance spring planting with Mother Nature's harsh temperatures. Watch this video to learn how to make one!