How to Repair Cracked Plaster | Video


How to Repair Cracked Plaster Many older homes have plaster walls. As time goes by, you may see cracks forming in them, especially around doors and windows. Fixing cracked plaster is a simple, inexpensive project you can do on your own in just two to three hours over a span of three days. Here’s what Read the full article…

Avoiding Summer Storm Damage, Using Reclaimed Wood for Projects and Building Solid Deck Footings


Severe summer storms can strike at any moment, no matter where you are.  Tom & Leslie have tips to help you make sure you’re ready.  Plus, using recycled or “reclaimed” wood for projects is a great idea.  We’ll tell you the best places to find it, and get tips for building solid deck footings. Plus your answers to, refurbishing countertops, painting wallpapered walls, paneling, staining cabinets, ceiling cracks, leaky faucets, eliminating ants, renovate a bathroom, water heaters, cleaning a linoleum floor.

How to Stage Your Home for a Fast Sale, Tips on the Next Generation of Smart Home Products and Ideas for Kitchen Counter Makeovers


If you are thinking about selling your home, Tom and Leslie have room-by-room advice on how to edit your stuff so your home attracts offers from the very first showing.  Plus, get insight on the next generation of “smart” home improvements and if your kitchen countertop is ready for a makeover, we’ll have tips on how to pick the best one for your home.  And get answers to your calls about, sink odors, duct cleaning, repairing shingles, sealing wall cracks, electrical wiring, roof leaks.

Post Home Inspection Steps for House Sale, Yard Drainage Solutions, How to Clean Window Screens and more


You’ve had your home inspection, and several issues have turned up.  Now what? Learn how to navigate the negotiation process.  Melting snow plus spring showers mean a wet yard.  Get tips to manage yard drainage.  Ready to open windows? Find out how to get your window screens ready by getting step-by-step instructions on the best way to clean them.  Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, installing a new bathroom, wet basements, air quality, water temperature, updating paneling, flooring options, drain odors, wall cracks, clean mold, hardwood flooring repair.

The Loophole That Can Cost Renters Big, and Learn Which Old-Fashioned Housing Style Offers Big Energy Savings


Do you or someone you love rent your home?  Get the lowdown on content insurance, which can save you from a common spending trap.  Discover how log cabins are an example of “green” homes – and are more efficient than they appear.  Plus, get answers to your home improvement questions about, ice dams, mold, removing paneling, ceiling stains, cracked walls, clogged drains, tax credits, door frames and dimmer switches.

Blackout Survival Tips, What You Need to Know Before Adding a Below-Grade Bathroom, and 2016 Outdoor Living Trend


Learn what to do if a winter storm leaves you without power – and steps you can take now to prevent the situation from escalating.  Basement bathrooms can add convenience and value, but big headaches, too.  Find out what you need to know before installing one in your home.  And discover cool new trends popping up in yards and outdoor spaces this spring – including some you might want to incorporate into yours.  Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, old paint, roof replacement, humidifiers, treating wood trim, cracking porches, solar powered shingles, wall & foundation cracks, mold in basements, attic fan efficiency.