How-To Videos

How-To Videos

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


Applying joint compound to hardware cloth patch in drywall.

Repairing a Hole in Drywall with Hardware Cloth

Watch this video for an easy way to patch a hole in drywall using a piece of hardware cloth, a pencil, and joint compound.

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Making a flexible caulking tube nozzle extension with a straw and duct tape.

DIY Flexible Caulking Tube Nozzle Extension

Watch this video to find out how to make a flexible caulking tube nozzle extension from a drinking straw and duct tape to allow you to apply caulking in hard to reach areas.

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Tip for Dividing a Board Into Equal Parts

Tip for Dividing a Board Into Equal Parts

Watch this video to see how to use a measuring tape or ruler and some simple math to divide a board or piece of plywood into equal parts.

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Danny Lipford and Joe Truini with properly braced ladder.

Extension Ladder Safety Tips

Watch this video to find out how to properly set up, brace, and use an extension ladder safely so it doesn’t slide or fall.

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Using pipe clamps to glue boards together.

How to Use Pipe Clamps for Gluing

Watch this video for tips on how to use pipe clamps, and extend the length of pipe clamps by adding additional sections of pipe.

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Danny Lipford and Joe Truini installing paneling on wall.

How to Hide Seams When Installing Paneling

Watch this video for a tip on how to keep drywall from showing through the seams between sheets of paneling when installing paneling in a room.

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Cutting off the end of an old wire brush to give it new life.

How to Extend the Life of a Wire Brush

Find out how to get more use out of an old, damaged wire brush, and how to modify it for use cleaning a barbeque grill. Watch this video to find out more.

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Homemade marking jig for baseboard and other moldings.

DIY Jig to Mark Baseboard Moldings for Cutting

A simple way to mark baseboards and other moldings for cutting is by making a homemade jig called a “preacher” from a scrap board. Watch this video to find out how.

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