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. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.
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...
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...
How DIY Projects Are Helping People Through the Pandemic
The skills DIYers are using and learning during the pandemic come with benefits far greater than that heady feeling following...
How to Build Stronger Retaining Walls
Get strong, long-lasting retaining walls by learning how to properly build a wall.
How to Build a Gazebo
Build this airy summer hangout that features fish-scale shingles and decorative trim you make yourself.
How to Build Deck Stairs
Calculating the step dimensions, laying out stringers and building a sturdy set of deck stairs.
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...
Secret Hiding Places You’ve Never Thought Of
Got some cash or valuables to hide? Try one of these clever, simple ways to hide those items from all...
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...
Raised Patio Planter
Build a Flagstone and Stone Block Patio
Construct a poured concrete and stone patio with a curved stone wall.
Patio Tiles: How to Build a Patio With Ceramic Tile
Make patio tiles stand up to Mother Nature with these installation and care tips.
How to Build a Fire Table
How to Build Pathways: Brick and Stone Pathways
With a little imagination and a lot of muscle, you can build this walk in a three-day weekend
Build a Mini Greenhouse with an Old Window
Give an old window new life by turning it into a mini greenhouse.
How to Build a Backyard Oasis
A shaded retreat that's surprisingly easy to build. Place it next to your deck or anywhere in your yard.
7 Deck Building Tips from the Pros
Techniques for deck building, framing a deck, building stairs and railings and adding deck trim.
Oriented Strand Board (OSB board) vs. Plywood
OSB vs plywood: Is one better than the other for sheathing?
How to Choose the Right Retaining Wall Material
Learn the pros and cons of stone, wood and concrete block retaining walls
How to Build a Post and Beam Pavilion
Does it seem like whenever you want to spend your day off outside, the weather foils your plans? Rain and...