Stone walls are synonymous with strength and permanence, but a poorly built wall can crumble in no time at all. This Old House landscaping contractor Roger Cook joins Tom and Leslie with tips for building a stone wall solid enough to stand up to the future.
Garbage disposals make life easier, but can stink up your kitchen – and home – in the process. Find out how to effectively clean yours to eliminate foul odors. Awnings are making a comeback, and for good reason. Find out how they can help utility costs, and how they’ve become high-tech. And save money on a professional-looking yard with stone retaining walls you can easily – and safely – install yourself. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, color matching paint, shower temperature, separating foundation, laminate floor moisture, noisy toilets, attic insulation, painting a slab, trim.
Get step by step advice on how to create your own backyard water feature from This Old House landscaping contractor Roger Cook. Find out what you need to do to protect well water systems during a summer storm like a hurricane. Learn how to use concrete stain on existing or new concrete walks, driveways, pool decks and more to help spruce up your outdoor spaces. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, building a house, installing trim, reroofing, tile flooring, lighting issues, spray foam insulation, products for decks, bugs, plumbing issues.
Define and enhance your backyard for summer with Veranda Vinyl Fence from The Home Depot. Veranda’s low-maintenance, durable good looks provide the perfect finish to an outdoor space, in designs to suit any home style.
Deer, rabbits and groundhogs can be pleasant reminders of the wonders of spring, but they’re also destructive intruders, trampling and chomping on gardens and landscaping. Learn how to keep deer, rabbits and groundhogs out of your garden.
Composite decking makes a beautiful base for an outdoor room, and The Home Depot’s two lines of Veranda decking offer design flexibility, resilience and value. Find out more about Veranda Traditional decking and Veranda ArmorGuard decking.
A beautifully crafted fence adds curb appeal and privacy to your home. Veranda Vinyl Fence from The Home Depot comes in a range of easy-care, durable styles to define and complement your property.
Mail theft is a leading cause of identity theft, and it peaks during the holiday season as more checks, gift cards and sensitive documents add to mail volume. Guard your mail and your identity now and through seasons to come with a secure locking mailbox from Mail Boss.
Learn how to clean your fireplace in a safe, efficient way. Learn how to replace your mailbox to make a good first impression. You can transform your shower into a safe place for your family at every stage of life. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, roof installation, clogged plumbing, odors, foundation shifting, insulation installation, pocket doors, septic systems, sliding glass doors, TV installation.
Find out how to stain the interior of a greenhouse made from repurposed wood. Get tips on using an exterior wood stain if you think the wood will get damp or moist.