Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

How to Build a Console Table (No Nails Needed!)

This tall and wide console table nests nicely under a large TV, plus you don't need any nails to assemble it!

Texas Couple Creates Ultimate Pirate Ship Playhouse

A simple wish for a pirate ship playhouse turned into a years-long quest that’s capturing the imaginations of children and adults alike. 

7 Simple & Affordable Curb Appeal Ideas

These simple and affordable curb appeal ideas can update your home while boosting its appeal to visitors and potential buyers.

Bench Plans: Stylish Garden Seating with a Plant Shelf

Who doesn't love free? Subscribe to our newsletter and get the plans for this plant shelf/bench combo today!
Snake image, superimposed with a photo of a pool noodle

Snakes Could Be Hiding in Your Pool Noodles

With summer temperatures on the rise, snakes are taking shelter in pool noodles to escape the heat.
Joe Truini displays a DIY shoe cleaner made from a scrub brush during Today's Homeowner's Simple Solutions segment

How to Clean Shoes Before You Enter Your Home

Most doormats don’t knock off enough dirt and grime from your boots. Here’s how to quickly clean shoes with materials you probably have on hand.

How to Replace a Toilet Flapper Valve

Have a constantly running commode? The toilet flapper valve can crack and warp, which causes water to leak. Watch this video for the easy fix.
Split screen of two images; the left side shows a gray concrete patio made from Quikrete WalkMaker and the right side shows a multi-colored concrete patio made with Quikrete WalkMaker

How to Create a DIY Patio and Walkway with Quikrete WalkMaker

If you want a patio, but don’t want to pour a concrete slab, use Quikrete WalkMaker as a DIY-friendly solution. Here's how to do it!
Plant stand made of three wood dowels and Quikrete concrete, outside, beside a brick home

How to Make a DIY Plant Stand with Quikrete

Sometimes, enhancing a blank entry just means dressing it up! Here's how to make a front porch look welcoming with a DIY plant stand.