How to Fix a Cracked Basement Wall
A long, horizontal crack in a basement block wall may indicate a dangerously weakened wall.
How to Handle Efflorescence on Brick Chimneys
Moisture moving through bricks causes white mineral deposits on the brick surface and in the case of a chimney, it...
How to Make Perfect-Closing Screen Doors
Turn the adjusting screw on storm door closers to make them close smoothly and securely.
How to Install Venetian Wall Plaster and Chair Rail Molding
Decorate a room with Venetian wall plaster and a urethane chair rail molding
Garage Storage Ideas: Find Unused Space
The average garage has more than 150 sq. ft. of unused storage space. We'll show you where to find it.
Finishing Wood Trim With Stain and Varnish
Follow these four steps (no shortcuts!) and you'll get a perfect finish every time
Installing Kitchen Backsplash and New Vent Hood
Get a bright, refreshing look in one weekend—with no major mess or disruption
Hanging Shelves, Hanging Mirrors and Hanging Towel Bars
Can't find a stud? One of these 5 hard-working, hollow-wall anchors will do the job
12 Best Curb Appeal Ideas for Any Budget
Whether you're putting your house on the market soon or simply want to make the exterior as beautiful and welcoming...
10 Window Cleaning Tips from a Pro
Save time, money and energy with these tips and pointers from someone who cleans windows for a living. Here's how...
Mini Blind Tips and Fixes
Mini blinds provide privacy, block the sun and usually work perfectly for years. Here are our best tips and fixes...
The Most Essential Painting Tools Every Homeowner Should Have
If you're painting walls and ceilings, having the proper tools is the key to efficient, polished results. You don't need...
Install Mosaic Tile
In some ways, setting mosaic tile is just like setting any other tile. But because the individual tiles are small...
Know Your House: What Kind of Roof Do You Have?
Gable, hip, gambrel, mansard - the shape of your roof says something about your home's connection to earth and sky.
Car Trim: Repair Your Car’s Molding
Carmakers long ago stopped using spring clips to attach car trim and molding. Instead, they use adhesive tape.
Why You Should Buy a Trim Gun
This tool drives nearly-invisible nails and makes quick work of joinery.
Create a Bright, Dry Space in a Damp, Gloomy Basement
Create an exercise space in an unfinished basement, but first coat the walls with Drylok to prevent excess moisture.