Skip to content
Skip to footer
Tools & Materials
Latest and Greatest
Do What Ya Gotta Do
Tips of the Trades
Next Time, Hire a Pro
Tools and Gear
All Work and No Play
Above and Beyond
Home Inspector Tales
Siding, Windows and Doors
Newsletter Sign Up
Sign Up for Our Newsletters
Siding, roofing, landscape etc.
5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Landscaper
We talked to a landscaping veteran to find out the five main things he wishes he would have known on his first day in the trade.
12 Scaffolding Safety Tips and Hints
5 Highest-Paying States for Landscapers
Everything Roofing Pros Should Know About Synthetic Underlayment
Building and House Wrap Installation Tips
Everything to Know Before Laying Sod
Tips for Tackling Floor Sanding
Afraid to tackle that floor sanding project? Here is some expert advice on where to...
Ten Steps for Prepping A Deck For Stain
Preparing an old deck for stain is easy; chemicals do most of the work. But...
Guide To Exterior Spray Painting
Airless paint sprayers are by far the most efficient way to paint. Learn more about...
Window Installation The Right Way
A comprehensive guide to window installation from a Marvin Windows expert
Expert Irrigation Installation Tips
Some great tips from irrigation pros on how to install an irrigation system the right way.
Paver Patios That Will Save You “TONS” Of Time And Effort
A simple system for installing flat and level pavers
How to Install Aluminum Soffits And Fascia
Aluminum soffits and fascia require very little maintenance and are not as hard to install...
How To Paint Brick and Stone (VIDEO)
Painting brick is not the same as painting wood. It requires different tools and techniques....
Ice Melt Products or Sand- Which Is Better? (VIDEO)
Should you use ice-melt products on your walkway or sand? Mike Haduck definitely has an opinion.
New Roofing Products 2019 (VIDEO)
Matt Risinger shares his takeaways from the 2019 Roofing Expo in Nashville, Tennessee
Everything To Know About Survey Stakes and Markers (VIDEO)
Learn more about survey stakes and markers, one of the many languages of the jobsite
How Floor and Roof Trusses Are Made (VIDEO)
Ever wonder how roof trusses are made? Jordan Smith explains the process.
How to Clean Roof Stains
A great guide to cleaning off roof stains without causing a bunch of damage.
10 Worst Trees for A Home’s Plumbing
Trees are most often an asset to the home landscape, but some species can cause...
Ridge Vent Installation Tips (VIDEO)
Watch a roofing expert explain how to install a ridge vent
How To Build a Steel Retaining Wall (VIDEO)
A homebuilder from Texas talks steel retaining walls
Sign Up For Our Newsletter
DIY UNIVERSITY Online Courses
The BEST Hole Saw For Cutting Metal (VIDEO)
The right kind of hole saw can slice through metal with ease. But which one does it best?
How To Clean Exterior Brick
Is your brick siding covered with hard-water stains from your lawn sprinkler? Here's how to...
Three Roofing Tips
A roofing pro talks beauty strips, step flashing and starter shingles.
What You Should Know About Starter Shingles
A roofer shares the basics of starter shingles