If You See a ‘Tooth’ on Your Hammer, This Is What It’s For
Ever come across this type of hammer and wonder what it's for? Here's the scoop.
5 Things You Need to Know Before Building Stairs
Learn the ins and outs of building stairs before you jump into a project on your own.
Tips for Saving Money by DIYing Trim
Save hundreds by making your own DIY trim. Here's how to do it.
The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners
From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.
9 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $500
A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $500 you can make some...
Trim Carpentry Tips
Trimming is detailed work that requires patience, skill and just a little bit of a perfectionism. Here are some great...
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...
Best Practices for Trim Removal
There’s an art to removing trim. Learn how to salvage the trim you want, while keeping the collateral damage to...
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips
Simple fixes to household headaches that take 10 minutes or less — these home repairs are quick and easy.
How to Build a Dynamic Accent Wall
Turn a blank wall into a showpiece that transforms the entire room!
A Pro Carpenter’s Guide to Framing Basement Walls
A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...
How to Install Baseboard Molding, Even on Crooked Walls
Wall molding: Install great-looking baseboards on any problem wall.
13 Framing Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs
Build your walls straight, sturdy and plumb with these great tips.
Trim Paint Tips for Smooth and Flawless Results
Our best tips for painting trim perfectly. You'll learn how to trim paint like an expert!
Finish Carpentry Tips
Great results, even in bad situations. We'll walk you through the best tips for DIY finish carpentry.
Fool-Proof Wall Framing Tips for New Construction
Learn how to frame a wall and avoid common framing errors with these pro tips on framing a wall.
Perfect Trim on Doors, Windows and Base Moldings
Tricks for getting tight-fitting joints on door and window casings and on base moldings.
7 Deck Building Tips from the Pros
Techniques for deck building, framing a deck, building stairs and railings and adding deck trim.
How to Fill Holes in Woodwork Around Your Home
Colored putty and marking pens hide woodwork flaws quickly and easily. Here we'll show you how to fill nail holes...
How to Build Window Cornices
Custom-build your own window cornices for one-fourth the price of store-bought
How to Prepare Wood Trim for a Smooth Paint Job
Here's how to wash, sand, scrap and fill woodwork for a smooth finish.
Fantastic Framing Tips the Pros Use
Here are some great framing tips that will help you build your walls straight, strong and fast.
How to Frame a Window, Build Window Headers and Door Headers
These wooden “bridges” let you create lots of big openings without weakening the walls.
Trim Painting Tips
Make your walls look perfect, your trim flawlessly smooth and your life drip-free.