Parts of the House
Keep each area of your house interesting and unique by choosing the right materials, theme and aesthetic.
10 Home Projects You Should Always Hire a Pro For
For all but the most advanced DIYers, there are some home improvement projects that just aren't worth the money, time or risk to do yourself. Here are 10 home projects most of us should always hire a professional to do.
Apply Wall Texture Yourself and Save Big Bucks
Choose an orange peel or knockdown-style texture that you can do yourself with this Homax product.
Rain barrel diverters protect your foundation from overflows
This simple valve on a rain barrel downspout diverter keeps your house protected.
Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades
Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.
How to Paint Your Front Door
Spruce up your house by painting your front door. It's an easy DIY project.
IBSx Award Winners Highlight Modern Home Building Innovations
Game-changing home building products were front and center at the 2021 IBSx.
9 Tool Hacks You’ll Use Time and Time Again
Tools are usually designed with one task in mind, but many can be used for all sorts of jobs.
How to Prep Your Roof for the Fall
Don't wait until the first snowfall to get these tasks done! Keep that roof in tip-top shape by running through...
10 Most Common Uses for a Pressure Washer
Got a pressure washer collecting dust in your garage that you're just not sure what to use for? Here are...
Trim Carpentry Tips
Trimming is detailed work that requires patience, skill and just a little bit of a perfectionism. Here are some great...
Push Sticks Prevent Impalement
You can prevent injuries (and potential impalement) when using a table saw by building a small push stick. Learn how...
How to Avoid Window Condensation in Winter
Window condensation is a nuisance, but worse yet it can cause damage to your window and wood trim finishes, and...
10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250
A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some...
12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100
A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...
Toolipedia: Vinyl Siding Removal Tool
Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about vinyl siding removal tools.
Five Essential Hand Tools For Trim Carpenters (VIDEO)
Find out which five hand tools you will need while, if you want to be a trim carpenter.
Here’s Why You Should Use Spray Foam over Fiberglass
Trying to choose an insulation method? After comparing the two, spray foam is clearly the better option. Here’s why you...
Trailer Safety Checklist and Tips You Need to Know
Hauling trailers can be dangerous, but for many people in the trades it is a daily necessity. Get a trailer...
Zip Ties In A Panel
Can zip ties/cable ties be used inside a electrical panel? Find out the answer from an electrical inspector.