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Tips for working "inside jobs"
How To Choose Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
Trend Manager Knikki Grantham helps to simplify the head-scratching, often frustrating, process of choosing kitchen...
Do Waterproof Coatings Really Work?
Do waterproof coatings work? The short answer is yes. We’ve used waterproof coatings in...
Five Knots You Need to Know
Master these five knots. In most cases, they’re the only ones you’ll ever need.
Framing Basement Walls
A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a...
How To Install Pocket Door Privacy Hardware
A pro finish carpenter shares his method of installing hardware on a pocket door.
Prevent Lippage The Rubi Tile Leveling System (VIDEO)
Worried about "lippage"? Learn more about a tile leveling system that might help prevent this...
How To Reface Cabinets
A pro walks through the process of refacing kitchen cabinets, which is a great way...
How To Cut Off Wood Door Bottoms
This is the best way to cut off a door bottom without splintering the wood.
Sanding for beginners
If you have never sanded drywall before and just have a small project to complete,...
Things To Do Before Installing Tile Backer (VIDEO)
What do you absolutely need to do before installing tile backer? A veteran tradesman shares...
The 3 Best Tips for How to Seal Windows for Winter
Sealing windows is one of the most cost-effective ways to reduce your heating bills. But...
How To Insulate Basement Rim Joists
Cut heat loss through the rim joists and tighten up your house with rigid foam insulation.
Get Another Angle Grinder (VIDEO)
If you are in the market for an angle grinder, you'll want to watch this.
How to Remove Paint From Hardware
Avoid chemical strippers with a simple hot water soak
How to Replace an Interior Door
Upgrade your interior spaces by replacing hollow-core doors with sturdy, sound-reducing solid-core new interior doors
How To Repair a Pocket Door
How to fix sticky, noisy or just plain broken pocket doors
How to Repair Rotted Wood
Rebuild and restore rotted wood without replacing it.
Finishing Compounds: Products To Consider For the Task At Hand
The kind of drywall mud you use will depend on the project your working on. Learn more here
5 Tips For A Successful Interior Painting Project
A pro painter shares the five steps to a successful interior painting project.
The Pros and Cons of Quartz Countertops
Quartz is a great option for countertops. Find out what quartz is and how it...
Ensure Customer Satisfaction After Painting Projects
Learn from a painting pro how he ensures that his customers are always smiling and...
How to Clean Up a Paint Spill on Carpet
Spilled paint on your carpet? Don't panic, do this:
Understanding Air And Vapor Barriers (VIDEO)
Matt Risinger explains the building science behind air and vapor barriers inside of homes
ATTENTION REMODELERS! There is NO SAFE LEVEL OF ASBESTOS EXPOSURE. Find out what to look...
12 Tips for Installing Laminate Flooring
Laminate Floors: Tips to Avoid humps, bumps, gaps and cracks.
Achieve Better Painting Results
Seasoned professional painters have learned from experience what paint works best in any situation, what...
Build a Faux Stone Accent Wall
Create a gorgeous stone veneer accent wall. We'll show you how, step by step.
The Best Way To Tape And Coat Butt Joint (VIDEO)
An in-depth look at the best way to tape and mud for drywall butt joints
Why You Should Avoid the Ceramic 3D Tile Trend
Reasons contractors should avoid the recent 3D tile trend
Top 20 Smart Home Tech Products Coming Out in 2019
These are our top tech products that will upgrade your house into a smart home.
Which Product is Best for Filling Holes?
Spackling past, Joint Compound and Epoxy are the three most common products used to fill...
Today’s Bathroom Tile Trends
Tile is an affordable way to add value to your home. If you're planning a...