Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

5 Reasons Why Your Home is Hot — and What to Do About Them

During the summer, it's nice to go indoors to avoid heat and harmful UV rays. But sometimes, it's also hot inside your home, even though you have air conditioning. That's when it's time to...

3 Tips to Enjoy Your Home in the Summer

It’s time to rethink your home — the building you live in is more than four walls and roof; a place to eat and sleep; shelter from storms. Your backyard can be a paradise, your...

How to Stop a Closed Door from Rattling

Follow Joe's advice to stop a door from rattling when it’s closed.
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How to Cut Mortises for Door Hinges with a Chisel

A door's hinge mortises are often cut by machine with a router and straight bit, but you can cut mortises by hand using a hammer and chisel. Here's how to do it!
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Nest x Yale Lock Keeps Your Front Door Safe and Smart

If you want to upgrade the look of your front door, keep it safe and smart, this is a nice option for you.

How to Remove Paint from Window Panes

Painting around windows? Here's the hard truth: You can't paint wood without painting the glass. But here's an efficient way to clean the glass afterward!
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How to Add Window Case Molding

Want to inexpensively upgrade interior trim? Add window casings! Here's how in 5 easy steps.

How to Prevent Damage to Door Weather Stripping

Dogs and cats are pretty smart animals, and some have figured out that if they scratch on a door, someone let them in. Watch this video to see how to replace weather stripping on a door and prevent future damage.

What to Consider When Installing Pocket Doors in Your Home

When installing pocket doors in your home there are a few things you should take into account like planning ahead, buying good quality hardware, and allowing room and support for the pocket door frame. Watch this video to find out more.