Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Using a hydraulic jack to lift a porch beam to replace a rotten column.

How to Remove and Replace a Wood Porch Column

Watch this video to find out how to jack up, remove, and replace a rotten wood porch column with a new pressure treated one.
installing-gutters

How to Install Rain Gutters

Gutters serve an important function of directing rainwater away from the house to protect your siding, foundation and landscaping. Here's how to go about installing them.

How to Build a Simple Laundry Chute

A simple laundry chute between the bathroom and a closet keeps old clothes out of sight and out of the way. Watch this video to learn how to build one!
Screwing frame to attic floor joists.

How to Build a Raised Storage Area in Your Attic

Building a raised platform in your attic is a great way to increase storage space while making sure you have plenty of insulation in the attic floor. Watch this video to find out more.
Repair Laminate Floor After Water Damage

How to Repair Water-Damaged Laminate Flooring

How to replace one, two, or a few pieces of laminate floor.

How to Raise a Vanity Countertop

Is your vanity countertop too low for comfort? If so, you can simply raise it — and yes, you can do it yourself!
Cracked concrete walkway beside a tree in a southern Alabama neighborhood

Concrete Repair Made Easy: DIY Fixes With Quikrete

Got cracked concrete? Here's how you can easily repair concrete surfaces with affordable Quikrete products.
Leaking roof flashing around a chimney full of leaves

How to Repair Leaking Chimney Roof Flashing

Roof flashing around chimneys can pull away from the brick, allowing rainwater to leak inside the house. Watch this video to find out how to repair leaking chimney flashing.
Light fixture before and after painting.

How to Paint Outdoor Light Fixtures

The finish on exterior brass light fixtures can become weathered and unattractive over time. Watch this video to find out how to spray paint light fixtures for a brand new look.