How-To Videos

How-To Videos

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


Painting a porch column outside.

Painting Outside in Cold Weather

Exterior latex paint doesn’t cure well in cold weather, particularly if the humidity is high. Watch this video to find out how low the temperature can go when painting outside.

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Using open weave shelf liner to hold boards in place for sanding.

How to Hold Wood in Place for Sanding

Watch this video for a simple tip on holding wood on a workbench for sanding with a belt or orbital sander using shelf liner.

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Using a warm clothes iron and cloth to remove water marks from furniture.

How to Remove White Water Marks on Furniture

Find out how to remove white water marks on your furniture using a clothes iron and cloth. Watch this video to find up more.

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Using a drill to install self tapping sheet metal screws in a garage door opener bracket.

Repairing Garage Door Opener Screws

Watch this video to find out how to replace missing screws connecting a garage door opener to a garage door with larger diameter, self tapping screws.

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Finished cedar headboard.

DIY Headboard for Your Bedroom

Watch this video to see how to build a simple headboard for your bedroom using either rough sawn or stock lumber.

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Using an emery board to remove corrosion from landscape lights.

Landscape Lighting Repair Tips

Find tips on how to repair low voltage landscape lighting in your yard by removing corrosion from contacts and sealing wires with silicone caulk. Watch this video to find out more.

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Attaching stringers to posts when building a wooden fence.

Wooden Fence Building Tips

Watch this video for tips on aligning, leveling, and plumbing the posts, stringers, and pickets when building a wooden fence in your yard.

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Power strip with paper template made on a copy machine.

DIY Keyhole Slot Drilling Template

Watch this video to find out how to easily mark the screw holes for keyhole shaped slots using a paper template made on a copy machine.

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