Episode Excerpts

How to Hang Bifold Closet Doors

Sliding closet doors are common on older homes; but they’re not always the best choice, since they limit access to only half the closet. Read on to find out how to replace sliding doors with bifold doors to allow full access to the closet space.

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Installing a motion sensor outdoor security light.

How to Install an Outdoor Security Light

Watch this video to find out how to replace your existing lights with ones that contains motion sensors to enhance security and provide needed illumination automatically.

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Tiling a Floor

While ceramic tile can be applied directly to a concrete slab, wooden floors should be covered with cement backer board first. On areas that are not easily seen, start with whole tiles along one the edge. For more visible areas, mark the midpoints of each wall, and pop a chalk line on the floor in both directions. Use the point where the two lines cross as the center for laying out your tile.

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Adjusting the float valve in a toilet tank.

How to Repair a Toilet

A toilet that runs constantly or doesn’t flush properly can be quite a nuisance and waste of water. There are several common problems associated with toilets that are fairly easy to diagnose and repair. Watch this video to find out how.

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How to Repair a Leaky Tub Faucet

After years of daily use, a faucet may develop a leak around the handle when it is turned on, or drip constantly from the faucet no matter how hard you try to turn it off. Both problems can often be solved by replacing the washer and sealing the valve threads with Teflon tape.

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Removing the tub strainer to unclog a bathtub drain.

How to Clean Out a Tub Drain

A slow or clogged tub drain can turn your bath or shower into a less than idyllic experience. Fortunately, it’s usually simple to fix. Watch this video to find out how.

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Using a nail gun to attach handrail spindles to rails

How to Build Wood Deck Handrails

To give a deck that perfect finishing touch, as well as to address safety concerns, it needs to have a handrail around it. Watch this video to see how to construct deck railings and spindles from pressure treated wood.

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Danny Lipford with completed tile backsplash

How to Install a Ceramic Tile Backsplash

A decorative ceramic tile backsplash can really dress up the space between the countertops and hanging cabinets in your kitchen, as well as providing protection from splatters and spills.

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