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Tools and Supplies

All the tools and supplies for your home improvement projects in one place. Dive in and find the right tool for the job.

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How to Paint Concrete Floors

Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.

How to Hang Drywall: Pro Tips for Cutting and Installing

A good framing crew makes drywall hangers whistle while they work. Follow these great hanging suggestions, and you can make...


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What to Know About Coping Trim

Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.


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Taping Drywall Tips: How to Tape Drywall Joints

Get the tape coat just right and you're sure to have smooth drywall joints


How to Lay Mosaic Tiles

A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...

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Drywall Taping Tips

How to get better taping results with less hassle


How to Build a Drywall Arch

Using drywall and Masonite to create a curved doorway.

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Secrets to Using and Preserving Paint Brushes and Rollers

Old paint and paint brushes don't do well together .Follow these secrets from the pros for how to use paint...


Finish Nailer Tips

Get the most out of your pneumatic trim nailer.


Drywall Sanding Tips and Techniques

All the best tips and techniques for a smooth drywall surface.


Expert Tips for Finishing Drywall

Professional advice for smoother walls and less wasted time

How to Repair a Drywall Crack

Make unsightly flaws in your walls disappear.


How to Sand Drywall

Techniques and tools for sanding drywall so it's perfectly smooth, plus tips for dust control.


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How to Tape Drywall

A color-coded guide to flat, smooth, perfect walls.


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Wet Sanding Drywall

Choose drywall and try wet sanding to reduce the dust


How to Use Powder Actuated Tools

Powder actuated tools (PAT) are a powerful way to attach wood to concrete and concrete block. Here's how to use...

How to Use a Pressure Washer

Wash siding, concrete floors, decks and even your car faster and easier.


Really Fast Hanger Hook Installation

Add a hanger hook quickly with a drill and an eyebolt


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How to Scribe for a Perfect Fit

Fit woodwork perfectly to even the waviest walls with an inexpensive compass.


Reciprocating Saw Uses and Tips

The ultimate remodeling tool—with attitude


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How to Use a Power Miter Saw

Cut trim and moldings so they fit like a glove


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How to Cut Drywall

Cutting drywall is easy and only requires a few tools.


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How to Drill a Hole in Tile

Mounting towel bars, shower doors and other bathroom accessories often require drilling holes in tile.


Top Trim Carpentry Tools

A veteran trimmer reveals his secret weapons

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Use Aluminum Mesh for Fast Drywall Repair

An aluminum screen simplifies hole repair in walls


DIY Home Inspection Tools

Spot expensive problems before you make an offer on a new home


Ladder Stabilizers

Work faster and smarter—and feel 10 times safer!


How to Build a Pine Garden Hutch

Buy this PDF & Cut List

Keep all your gardening tools close at hand in this solid...


Build a Victorian Screen House

Escape the bugs in style, whether you're entertaining friends or just hanging out


How to Work with Scaffolding Safely

How to rent, setup and use scaffolding when you have to work on your roof, siding or chimney.