Top 50 Homeowner Challenges Videos

Top 50 Homeowner Challenges

Find out how to solve the 50 most common home repair problems facing your home.


Applying clear finish to an entry door.

How to Refinish an Exterior Wood Entry Door

Extreme changes in temperature and the effects of sun and rain, can take their toll on the finish of an exterior wood door. Watch this video to see how to refinish doors to repair the damage.

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Danny Lipford standing by fire truck holding smoke detector.

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

To keep your family safe from smoke, fire, and carbon monoxide; it’s important to install smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms on every level of your home and near bedrooms. Watch this video to find out more.

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Man cutting lawn in front of house.

Tips for Mowing Your Lawn

To keep the grass in your yard healthy, set the mower blade height so it removes no more than 1/3 of the grass blade. Cutting higher and mowing more often helps grass to develop a better root system and resist drought. Watch this video to find out more.

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Draining a Hot Water Heater

Draining a Hot Water Heater

Draining your water heater regularly allows it to work more efficiently and last longer. Watch this video to find out how to drain the hot water heater in your home.

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How to Use a Ladder Safely

How to Use a Ladder Safely

Follow these safety guidelines when positioning or working on an extension ladder or stepladder. Watch this video to find out more.

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Maintaining a Wood Deck

Maintaining a Wood Deck

To properly maintain a wood deck, you need to clean and refinish it from time to time. Watch this video to see how to go about cleaning and finishing your wood deck.

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Stopping Squeaks Under Carpet

Stopping Squeaks Under Carpet

Watch this video to find out how to stop a subfloor under a carpet from squeaking without having to remove the carpeting by using a kit with special screws that pulls the subfloor down tight against the floor joist, then can be broken off below the surface of the carpet.

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How to Tell When to Replace an Asphalt Shingle

How to Tell When to Replace an Asphalt Shingle Roof

Watch this video to find out a simple test you can conduct on your asphalt shingle roof to determine if it needs to be replaced or has a few years life left in it.

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