How-To Videos

How-To Videos

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


A pipe cheater bar and propane torch used to loosen stuck nuts and bolts.

How to Loosen a Stuck Nut or Bolt

Watch this video for tips on how to loosen a stuck nut or bolt using penetrating oil, a propane torch, and a wrench tool handle extension made from pipe.

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Danny Lipford by brick steps with pump up sprayer to apply chemical deicer.

Removing Ice from Walks and Steps

Ice can cause walkways and steps around your home to become extremely slippery and dangerous. Watch this video for tips on how to use deicers and anti-icers to remove ice and prevent it from forming.

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House covered in snow from winter storm.

Staying Warm During a Winter Storm

Winter storms can bring freezing temperatures, snow, ice, and high winds. Watch this video for tips on how to stay warm and safe if a winter storm hits your home.

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Turning up a humidifier to increase the humidity inside a house.

How to Make Your Home Feel Warmer in Winter

Find out how to make your home feel warmer in winter without raising the thermostat or increasing your heating bills. Watch this video to find out more.

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Drilling holes in a plastic soft drink bottle to make a homemade sprinkler.

Homemade Sprinkler for Your Lawn or Garden

Watch this video to find out how to make a sprinkler from a two-liter, plastic soft drink bottle to water your lawn or garden.

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Installing an insulated foam hose bib cover on an outdoor spigot.

Protect Outdoor Hose Bibb Spigots from Freezing

Watch this video to find out how to protect the outdoor spigots on your home from freezing by installing insulated hose bibb covers.

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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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