How-To Videos

How-To Videos

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


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How to Revitalize Hardwood Floor

Most pre-finished wood floors are sealed with polyurethane, and the polymers in the revitalizer will fill in the small scratches and cover the floor with a thin protective coating. Here’s how to apply the revitalizer.

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DIY Holiday Topiaries

To make your own holiday topiary, you’ll need a tomato cage, a pot, some garland, lights and decorations.

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How to Build a Custom Shoe Storage Rack

Building a custom shoe rack is a simple way to maximize closet space. Here we utilize the narrow space at the front of the closet.

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How to Build a Holiday Display Shelf Unit

This foldable shelf unit is a great solution to display holiday decorations, but the design can be used for a variety of purposes. Watch the video for project details.

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How to Make a Wood Pallet Christmas Tree

Watch this Simple Solution video to see how to make a decorative Christmas tree from an old wooden pallet.

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How to Build a Mailbox Post

A mailbox post is a simple structure. You need a vertical post to go in the ground and a horizontal piece to support the mailbox, joined together with a half-lap joint. Watch the video for step-by-step instructions.

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Tip for Repairing Damaged Porch Railing

Here’s a simple way to repair a damaged wood porch rail using a couple of plywood forms, clamps, and some auto body filler.

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Repurposing Furniture as a Potting Bench

Recycling an old piece of furniture is a great way to create a potting bench because it is often less expensive and requires less work than starting from scratch. Here’s how we converted an entertainment center into a potting bench for the garden.

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