Gap Between Door Casing and Floor? Easy Way to Close


LESLIE: Mike in Arkansas is on the line with a question about a gap between door casing and floor. What can we do for you? MIKE: OK. Yes, I decided to replace my carpet and ceramic tile throughout the house, with the exception of the bedrooms. Now, my – I went with luxury-vinyl plank. Now Read the full article…

How to Hang a Pre-Hung Door | Video

Luxury Stained Glass Door with Arch 3

How to Hang a Pre-Hung Door A new door is a great way to update your home. Pre-hung doors, which come with the frame already attached to a slab, make installing a door surprisingly easy, even to those new to DIY. If your existing door opening is framed and properly prepared, installing a pre-hung door Read the full article…

Keep a Green Lawn through Hot Summers, Home Inspection Tips and Low Cost Ways to Stay Cool


Now that we are officially in the “dog days of summer” you might find you’re having a hard time maintaining a lush green lawn. Tom & Leslie have tips on how to protect your lawn so it’ll jump back once the weather cools off.  Plus find out how to hire the best home inspector when buying a home, and get advice on low cost to no cost ways to keep cool though these hottest days of summer. Also answers to your questions about, staining a deck, attic fans, stucco cracks, staining trim, pressure relief valves, window installation, leaky roofs, toilet noises, painting doors.

Keep Home Furnishings from From Fading in the Sun, Fixing Smelly Water and Tips to Get Your Grill Ready, and more


Direct sunlight can fade furniture and floors, and raise energy costs.  In this show, Tom & Leslie deliver tips to keep damaging UV rays away.  Plus, find out how to fix smelly water problems, learn how to make your grill safe for a season of BBQ fun, and your calls on, sump pumps, well water, spray foam insulation, clean mold, expand deck, metal roof, deck siding, painting interior room, A/C, repair doors.

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.

Affordable Home Gadgets that Impress, Money-Saving Heating Tips for Renters, and the Pros and Cons of Real and Fake Holiday Trees


Looking for that special something to wow holiday guests?  Consider these home gadgets that get big reactions for less.  Learn which changes can improve efficiency in apartments and rental homes.  And learn surprising benefits of real and fake trees.  Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, furnaces, pressure balance valves, replace siding, squeaky floors, paint siding, hardwood floors, fireplace installation, low water pressure, level floors, install doors.