How to Level a Subfloor to Prepare for New Flooring

[ad_1] Using floor patching compound to level a subfloor. No matter what kind of flooring you’re installing, it’s important to make sure the surface beneath it is level, smooth, and flat. Most subfloors will have low spots that require filling with floor patching compound. After the floor patch compound has hardened, the subfloor is sanded […]

Portable Generator Features Carbon Monoxide Sensor

[ad_1] Best New Products Video Playback Not Supported By: Jodi Marks Ryobi’s Easy Start portable generator keeps you connected and protected with its carbon monoxide detector. Portable generators are great to have around when the power goes out. But one of the biggest concerns with people using these things is carbon monoxide poisoning. That’s why […]

Do It! How to Paint Exterior Bricks

[ad_1] How-To Videos Video Playback Not Supported By: Thomas Boni Use an airless sprayer and follow it up with a paintbrush to make quick work of painting a brick home. If you want to transform your home’s exterior and boost curb appeal, one option is to paint it. To get this brick home ready for […]

How to Clean Hardened Paintbrushes Naturally

[ad_1] Simple Solutions Video Playback Not Supported By: Joe Truini Pouring hot vinegar over a paintbrush to soften hardened paint. Hardened paint can often be remove from a paintbrush naturally using household vinegar. Here’s how. Cleaning Hardened Paintbrush with Vinegar Place the paintbrush in a disposable aluminum baking pan. Heat vinegar up in a pot […]

How to Budget for a New Roof

[ad_1] (DepositPhotos) Replacing the roof not only prevents damage to the interior of your home, but it is also a way to reduce your insurance rates, bring an older home up to code or even be able to qualify for a tax credit. It’s an investment that will protect your home, your belongings and your […]

How to Make a Cupcake Pan Organizer

[ad_1] Simple Solutions Video Playback Not Supported By: Joe Truini The problem with storing fasteners in a shoebox or coffee can is that it creates a mess and makes it hard to find anything. Instead, use a cupcake pan and separate your washers, nuts and screws so that they are easy to find. To prevent […]

Georgia Woman Wins Danny and Chelsea for a Day

[ad_1] Martine Swain, of Marietta, Georgia, is the 2019 recipient of the Win Danny and His Crew Contest sponsored by Today’s Homeowner, Leviton and PURPLE High-Performance Drywall from National Gypsum. We will tackle her townhome’s basement during this special episode’s taping. Martine Swain is the winner of the 2019 “Win Danny and His Crew” contest […]

6 Tips To Prepare Your Garden For Spring

[ad_1] (DepositPhotos) Spring is the perfect time to start fresh, especially in the garden. Use late winter/early spring as time to prepare your garden for new blooms, plants and flowers. These tips from a professional landscaper will help get your garden ready for spring. 1. Remove Weeds (DepositPhotos) Removing weeds is one of the essential […]

How to Protect Your Home Before and After Hailstorms

[ad_1] Hail damage can be quite costly — to the tune of $1 billion per year. (DepositPhotos) No one wants to be caught in a hailstorm — pelts from these small balls of ice and compact snow can be quite painful. But potential property damage is another concern, and the impact can be quite costly. […]

How to Condition A New Paint Roller Sleeve

[ad_1] Simple Solutions Video Playback Not Supported By: Joe Truini There are certain tools that work so well they’re unchanged for decades, and one of them is the simple paint roller. But you need to condition the paint roller to get a perfectly smooth coat of paint. When you buy a brand-new roller sleeve, and […]