How-To Videos

How-To Videos

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


holiday display shelves

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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wood pallet christmas tree

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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mailbox post

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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potting bench

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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Gate kit

How to Build a Sag-Free Gate With a Gate Kit

With Homax EasyGate No-Sag Gate kit you can easily fix or build a sag-free gate, while adding style to your outside décor.

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Venting an over-the-range microwave

How to Vent an Over-the-Range Microwave to the Outside

Many times an over-the-range microwave that recirculates cooking fumes can be converted to exhaust to the outside. Here’s how to go about it.

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New brick foundation vents

How to Add Brick Foundation Vents to Crawl Space

Adequate crawl space ventilation is important to the health of a home. Here’s how to add new vents to a brick foundation.

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