How to Install an Egress Window
Adding a code compliant egress window makes a brighter, safer basement.
How To Drain a Pool
If you live in a cold climate, you may need to partially drain your pool in the winter. Here's how...
How To Grow and Care for Lilac Bushes
What sweet-smelling harbinger of spring was introduced into American gardens in the 18th century, and is still popular in them...
What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home
When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....
20 Home Renovations That Instantly Increase Your Home Value
These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...
10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For
Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...
How to Build a DIY Tree Swing
Looking for an easy kids' swing to add to a tree in your yard? All you need is some rope,...
20 Bad Spring Yard Work Habits You Need to Stop Doing
It's been a long winter and you're ready to start some yard work. But before you grab that rake or...
Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard
Adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a collection of pro building tricks...
How to Pour a Concrete Slab Successfully: 31 Tips
Building a shed this spring? Before you can even think about raising the walls, it’s imperative to have a solid...
How to Build a Water Feature That’s Low Maintenance
Construct a simple (one-weekend!) stone and gravel fountain that needs almost no maintenance.
How to Make a Wood Log Planter for Succulents
Find a new use for that fallen tree by creating a natural wood log planter
How to Install an Irrigation System in 11 Easy Steps
Expert advice about irrigation installation from the job site.
Build a Long-Lasting Block Retaining Wall
Anyone with a strong back can stack up a bunch of blocks and build a pretty retaining wall. But it...
Build a Backyard Waterfall and Stream
This cascading stream flows into a gravel bed, not a pond, so it stays clean with little maintenance.
How To Build a Stone and Brick Patio for Your Backyard
We'll tell you how to build a beautiful, durable patio from stone and brick.
Build This Soothing Fountain in an Afternoon
Inexpensive. simple to build and a great place for the neighborhood birds to freshen up!