How-To Videos

How-To Videos

Watch how-to home improvement videos on a wide range of topics.


Using wire and rebar to hold tempoary plywood door in place.

Installing a Temporary Plywood Door Without Fasteners

Refinishing an entry door often requires removing the door while the work is being done. Watch this video to see how to seal up the opening with plywood without driving screws or nails into the door frame.

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Danny Lipford on slippery wood steps.

Improving Traction on Outdoor Wood Steps

Outdoor wood steps can become slippery over time. Watch this video to find out how to improve traction on wood steps to reduce the chance of falls.

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Danny Lipford tightening the packing nut on an outdoor faucet to stop leak.

Stop an Outdoor Faucet from Dripping

Watch this video for tips on how to stop an outdoor faucet or hose bibb from dripping by tightening the packing nut or replacing the rubber washer.

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Using vinegar in a plastic bag to clean a clogged showerhead.

How to Clean a Clogged Showerhead

Showerhead spray nozzles can become clogged over time with mineral deposits found in tap water. Watch this video to find out how to clean a clogged showerhead using vinegar.

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Homemade scrub brush drill attachment chucked into drill.

Homemade Scrub Brush Drill Cleaning Attachment

Watch this video to see how to turn an ordinary scrub brush into a power cleaning attachment for your drill that gets the job done in half the time with no elbow grease!

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Using a pencil to hold plastic laminate edging away from countertop while contact cement dries.

How to Reattach Plastic Laminate Countertop Edging

The adhesive holding the edge banding on plastic laminate countertops can come loose over time. Watch this video for tips on how to reattach or reglue loose laminate edging before it breaks.

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Feeding tube into liquid soap container.

Soap Dispenser Filling Tip

Tired of the hassle of filling the soap dispenser on your sink? Watch this video for a solution to the problem that only requires a piece of flexible tubing and a few minutes of your time.

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Ripping plywood using locking pliers clamped to circular saw.

Fast and Easy Circular Saw Ripping Tip

Watch this video for a quick and easy way to rip narrow strips of plywood using a circular saw and locking pliers.

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