Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Laundry room and bathroom makeover

Boosting a Laundry Room and Bath’s Efficiency

Brad and Mary need a more functional laundry room and a better bathroom. Here's how we made their home work for them!
Sink cabinet with DIY back support for repairs

Simple Back Support for Working in a Sink Cabinet

Working on plumbing problems inside a sink cabinet can be a real pain — literally! Here's a comfortable solution that won't cost you a penny.
Joe Truini reads from the tape measure

How to Make Tape Measure Reading Simple

Forget your notepad — this tip makes tape measure reading simple, so you don't have to remember the measurements before returning to the saw.

Clean Air in Your Shop: Picking the Right Dust Collection System

Today's Homeowner Radio Listener Questions Dust Collection Options for Any Workshop Tom is creating a...

How to Properly Prep for a Bathroom Renovation

Bob needs advice picking the best material for sturdy walls that would go behind plastic shower panels. 

How to Strengthen Shower Walls

Bob needs advice picking the best material for sturdy walls that would go behind plastic shower panels.
Joe Truini loosening screws with screwdriver and wrench

How to Loosen Screws with 3 Kinds of Screwdrivers

Removing tight screws sometimes requires using other tools. Here's how to loosen stubborn screws with three kinds of screwdrivers.
Joe Truini displaying child's chair made from milk crate

How to Make a Child’s Chair from a Milk Crate

Old milk crates are used for storing all kinds of things, including children's toys. Here's how to transform one into a kid's seat.
Joe Truini siphons standing water from a bathroom sink with a water toy

How to Remove Standing Water From a Clogged Sink

Need to remove standing water from a clogged sink — and lack a wet-dry vac? This toy doubles as a siphon pump, and you can buy one at the dollar store!