Today’s Homeowner Radio

A listener has a beautiful iron tub that a previous owner of the home painted. Well, that paint is peeling and needs to be repaired. How to create a clean slate on the tub and make it usable again. And, an eager homeowner is ready to jump into a project to enclose her back porch. Danny and Joe get her on the right track for this project.

Plus, Joe has a simple solution that will help you get the most out of your dishwasher.

Listener Questions

Paint Peeling from a Cast Iron Tub

Jeanne in Illinois says, “Have a cast iron tub that appears to have been painted…it is peeling. What can I do?”

I Want a Screened in Porch

Carleen in Tennessee says, “Interested in a home repair. I would love to know how to enclose my back porch by doing the screening myself. Help!”

Tint the Sun Out

Tracy in Georgia says, “How to tint the windows in my home to help keep the sun out?”

Checking in with Chelsea

How to Change a Light into a Ceiling Fan

Chelsea drops by to talk about how you can change a light fixture for a ceiling fan without the need for an electrician.

Simple Solutions

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Precise Hole Drilling

Use masking tape as a makeshift depth-stop guide when boring holes to the exact-same depth.

Dishwasher Tips

Here a few tips for getting the most out of your dishwasher.

Best New Products

Under Sink Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration System

Buying water bottles in bulk is a great way to have healthy water on hand for drinking and cooking, but you end up with dozens of plastic bottles. I always encourage recycling but there is another option to get the clean water you need without dealing with the mess. GE’s Under Sink Osmosis Filtration system discretely provides the cleanest water for your household.

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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