How-To Videos

How-To Videos

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


Child playing in competed wood deck sandbox.

Adding a Built-in Sandbox to a Wood Deck

Watch this video to find out how to construct a built-in sandbox in a wooden deck so children can play safely outdoors.

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Joe Truini using a coat hanger wire to clean between oven door glass.

How to Clean Inside the Glass on an Oven Door

Watch this video for a simple tip that allows you to clean between the double glass panes on an oven door without having to take the oven door apart.

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Completed wood deck railing.

Building Handrails for a Wooden Deck

Learn how to build handrails for a wooden deck the easy way, including proper baluster spacing and railing height. Watch this video to find out more.

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Using wire from a coat hanger to clean the holes on dishwasher spray arms.

How to Clean Dishwasher Spray Arms

Find out how to clean the holes in the spray arms on your dishwasher to allow the dishwasher to work better and get dishes cleaner. Watch this video to find out more.

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Using an airless sprayer to paint kitchen cabinets.

DIY Kitchen Cabinet Painting Tips

Watch this video for tips on how to sand, repair, and paint your kitchen cabinets yourself to provide good adhesion and prevent peeling.

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Rubbing a cotton swab on peeling paint on a windowsill.

How to Determine if Your House Has Lead Paint

Lead paint can pose a serious health risk in older homes if disturbed. Watch this video for tips on how to tell if your house contains lead paint and what to do about it if it does.

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Unwinding masking tape from roll.

How to Rejuvenate Old Rolls of Masking Tape

Watch this video to find out how to rejuvenate the dried out adhesive on old rolls of masking tape so the tape will unwind easily from the roll.

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Rotten door casing and jamb.

How to Patch Damaged or Rotten Wood

Find out how to repair damaged, nonstructural wood molding or trim on your home by filling the damaged area with automotive body filler. Watch this video to find out more.

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