How to Install an Egress Window
Adding a code compliant egress window makes a brighter, safer basement.
Tips for Adding Drainage To Your Retaining Wall
Proper retaining wall drainage can be the difference between a sturdy wall and one that leans. Learn how to prevent...
Retaining Wall Drainage: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
Have landscaping plans that include a retaining wall? Don't underestimate the importance of retaining wall drainage. Learn all about it...
10 Retaining Wall Ideas and Designs
Retaining walls can level a sloped yard, prevent erosion and look beautiful! Check out these distinctive retaining wall ideas.
How to Build a Treated-Wood Retaining Wall
No heavy timbers—build this sturdy retaining wall with lightweight, off-the-shelf treated lumber
How to Build a Concrete Retaining Wall
Get your weekend workout and an attractive, hard-working wall with this DIY-friendly project
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 Stronger Retaining Walls
Get strong, long-lasting retaining walls by learning how to properly build a wall.
Tips and Tools for Achieving Better Painting Results
Seasoned professional painters have learned from experience what paint works best in any situation, what equipment is durable and yields...
How to Build a Retaining Wall That Will Last
Retaining wall blocks are really heavy. You don't want to lift them twice. Learn how to build a rock solid...
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...
How to Choose the Right Retaining Wall Material
Learn the pros and cons of stone, wood and concrete block retaining walls
Planning a Retaining Wall: What’s Best For Your Home
The knowledge you need to be a better homeowner. When choosing blocks for a retaining wall, some types of block...
10 Awesome DIY Cabin Projects
Just because you're away from home doesn't mean you have to give up your home improvements! Here are 10 DIY...
Build a Circular Patio and Retaining Wall
Hilly, small or ho-hum yard? Modular pavers and blocks let you carve out a unique retreat darn near anywhere!