House and Components
A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.
This Is How Often You Really Should Be Shutting Down Your Computer
It's probably not what you're expecting.
20 Home Renovations That Instantly Add Value to Your Home
These home renovations are so worth the upfront expense.
15 Things You Should Do When You Find a Burst Pipe
A burst pipe is the last thing anyone wants to tackle. But there are some quick temporary fixes you can...
Rain barrel diverters protect your foundation from overflows
This simple valve on a rain barrel downspout diverter keeps your house protected.
How to Control Dust and Keep Things Clean on the Job
Learn how to control dust, clean up efficiently, and prevent big messes from accumulating on the jobsite.
How to Hang Drywall: Pro Tips for Cutting and Installing
A good framing crew makes drywall hangers whistle while they work. Follow these great hanging suggestions, and you can make...
12 Tips for Bending Metal with a Bending Brake
A metal brake is the tool for bending custom metal flashing and decorative trim. Every siding contractor and most roofers...
Guide to Replacing an Outdoor GFCI Outlet
Learn how to install an outdoor outlet that is flush with the building exterior, is GFCI-protected and has a weather-proof...
Pro Tips for Basement Finishing
These are great tips on how to solve many of the problems you're likely to encounter when working on your...
Tips and Techniques for Pouring Self-Leveling Underlayment
We’ll show you the step-by-step process to achieve a perfectly flat and level underlayment that’s smooth as glass.
How to Get Started in Welding
Whether you’d like to build custom cars or just fix a cracked lawn mower deck, learning to weld gives your...
How to Install Cabinet Hardware
There’s more to installing kitchen hardware than drilling holes and screwing on knobs and pulls.
How to Lay Mosaic Tiles
A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...
How To Perfect Your Window Trim Installation Process
A long-time carpenter Travis Larson explains how he installs window trim. Check out these simple step-by-step instructions.
Tips for Creating Face Frame Cabinets
Building face frames is rewarding and not as difficult as you might think. Here’s some great tips and sound advice...
Spray Foam Insulation Tips
Never worked with two-part spray foam insulation before? Here's a guide on how to get in, get out and get...
How To Choose Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
A style and trend expert helps to simplify the head-scratching and often frustrating process of choosing kitchen cabinet hardware