There’s nothing better than throwing a blowout bash in your home for your friends. You love entertaining: the fun of having friends over, the excitement of spending time together, and the great food that you only get when you’re hosting a party. There’s just one problem: you’re operating on a shoestring budget. If you want …
Get great tips on how to paint with fantastic results. Careful planning and preparation of your painting project will give you the painting results you desire. Paint comes in latex and oil-based formulations, with finishes ranging from flat to high-gloss. Choose the right brush for your paint project. Before you begin to paint, wash the areas to be painted with a TSP type cleaner, then take the time to fill all holes and cracks, and then sand the surface. Mask off all non painting surfaces to protect them from paint splatters. Now you're ready to paint!
Are you jumping into holiday décor? Tom & Leslie share tips for door décor, plus highlight handy American made tools and offer tips to fix weak or broken steps and railings before holiday guests arrive. Plus, answers to your home improvement questions.
Did you ever start a home improvement project only to have it all go terribly wrong? Tom & Leslie share tips to save your project, and your pride. Plus, how to securely hang heavy pictures, a winter ready checklist and the answers to your home improvement questions.
Holiday door decorations like a Christmas wreath can create a beautiful front entry. With the holiday season upon us, now is the perfect time for homeowners to spruce up the exterior of their homes with seasonal door decorations and a festive entryway before guests arrive.
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Ready to shop for a fresh holiday tree? Tom & Leslie share secrets for choosing one that can last the season, offer fast fixes for stuck garbage disposers, highlight new smoke detector technology plus answer your home improvement questions.
Got some small projects to get done before the holidays? Tom & Leslie share tips for hiring a handyman, solve electrical problems and offer tips for those shopping for snowblowers, plus answer your questions to 888-MONEY PIT.
Are winter drafts sailing through your windows but you’re not ready for the expense, time or hassle of replacing them? Tom & Leslie share new option that’s easy to install, cuts drafts by 80% and is affordable. Plus, answers to your home improvement questions.
As temperatures drop, are your water pipes ready to stand up to the cold? Tom & Leslie share tips to stop frozen pipes, plus easy space-saving bath remodeling and the 4-step plan to remove wallpaper. Plus, answers to your home improvement questions.
Are you looking forward to a winter full of enjoying a roaring fireplace? Well, you’d better make sure your chimney is up for the challenge. Tom & Leslie have tips to keep your home safe and sound, plus answer your home improvement questions.
Now that we are in full on heating season, Smoke and Carbon Monoxide alarms are crucial for home safety – but many are not properly installed or maintained. Tom & Leslie have tips to keep you safe, plus answers to your questions
Tom & Leslie share home staging secrets to fast sales, introduce a new concept in green cleaning products, offer kitchen fire safety tips and answer your questions.
Got a garage door that’s not making a very good first impression for your home? Tom & Leslie share tips on doors that are made better, look better and are more secure than ever before. Plus, answer your questions
Everyone loves a beautiful green lawn, but not so much the time, expense and hassle or keeping it weed green, watering and cutting it. Jackson Madnick, founder of Pearls Premium Ultra-Low Maintenance Lawn Seed, explains how the product was developed to grow beautiful lawns without impacting the environment, needs very little water and rarely needs to be cut!
If you’ve been thinking about a remodeling project and wondering what to do with your ceiling – I’ll bet there’s one type you’ve totally ruled out – a drop ceiling. Tom & Leslie share why you might want to give these easy to install tiles a 2nd look plus, answer your home improvement questions
If you’re hoping to avoid the flu in the coming months, hands-free, motion-activated faucets may be a healthy fit for your home. Tom & Leslie share how to choose one that’ll will work for your space, plus answer your home improvement questions.
If you want to take on just about any outdoor project like building a patio, deck, fence or adding a room, you need to know the exact dimensions of your lot. Tom & Leslie have tips for hiring surveyors that can help, plus answers to your home improvement questions.
Building a fence is a great way to improve your home’s curb appeal, home value and keep out the wildlife. Tom & Leslie have tips to help you get started. Plus, answers to your home improvement questions.
With the internet touching practically every aspect of kids’ lives, keeping them safe online is an important topic for many parents. Tom & Leslie have tips for a stress-free easy-to-install solution, plus, answers to your home improvement questions.
Fall is actually the perfect time to take on big projects that will add enjoyment next spring and for many years to come like building a deck or patio. Tom & Leslie share tips, plus, answer your home improvement questions.
Are heating costs sending a chill down your spine, even when your house is warm! Tom & Leslie have tips for spending less on heating
If your concrete walks and driveway are looking worn, now’s a good time to restore those surfaces before snow and ice starts to fall. We’ll share an easy DIY way to do just that, Plus answers to your questions.
As heating systems kick on, heating problems kick in. Tom & Leslie share tips to keep systems safe, and saving money, plus answers to your home improvement questions.