Today’s Homeowner Radio

A dishwasher on a tile floor with its door partially opened.
Plan before you tile — otherwise, you could block in your appliances. Danny and Joe share what to do about stuck dishwashers.

Listener Questions

Danny Lipford and Joe Truini
How to Free a Trapped Dishwasher

Steve in North Carolina has a dishwasher trapped behind new tile — here’s how he can remove it.

How to Combat Corroded Tools

Mary in Michigan says her brother’s tools were damaged from volcanic pollution. She wonders what he can do to revive the tools — here’s our advice.

Here is a molasses formula that may help cure the tools.

It’s My 46th Home and I Need Crawlspace Advice

Robert in Virginia is ready to purchase a home and wants to know if crawl spaces are worth it and how to prevent moisture from entering the space.

Checking in with Chelsea

Chelsea Lipford Wolf, wearing French braids and leaning against a wall
Chelsea Lipford Wolf

Chelsea stops by to talk about how she’s updating the mantel of her fireplace.

Simple Solutions

This Is the Proper Way to Stack Firewood

Here’s a way to stack firewood to ensure it dries out quickly.

How to Protect Your Tools with Carpet Scraps

Protect hand tools that you store in drawers by lining the inside of the drawer with scraps of carpet or carpet samples, which you can get free at any carpeting store.

Best New Products

Jodi Marks, pictured with the Home Decorators Collection Portable Outdoor LED Wall Lantern Sconce
Light Where Ever You Need It

Everyone wants more for their money, so here it is. Home Designer Collections portable outdoor LED wall lantern sconce is removable and practical. The battery-powered lantern provides light for up to 2 hours when it’s not on its base.

Products Mentioned

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Editorial Contributors
Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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