How To Epoxy Coat Your #GarageFloor

You finally got the tools hanging neatly on an outlined pegboard, and all the paint is organized in carefully labeled cabinets. But now your car is jealous, sitting like a lump on the oily, dirty concrete slab. You still need to put the finishing touch on the garage cleanup: a colorful, shiny epoxy floor coating…

How To Build A #HighTunnelGreenhouse

 In this video, Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner build a simple, affordable backyard greenhouse to have veggies all year round! Steps: 1. Fasten together the 2×4 base with 3-inch screws. 2. Use a drill and auger to bore 1 ½-inch-diameter holes into the ground inside each corner of the…

6 Ways #LandscapingYourHome Affects The Value

If you’re looking to sell your home quickly and for full market value, don’t neglect your yard. Good landscaping will show buyers that you pay attention to details and that your home is properly maintained overall.How does landscaping your yard add curb appeal and increase buyer interest? No One Likes Weeds or Brown Grass Neglecting…

5 Easy #FlooringFixes

Silence squeaks. Press on the offending board, then drill a 1/16-inch pilot hole at an angle through its face until you hit the subfloor. To prevent splitting, be sure to position the bit at the center of the board and at least 3 inches from either end. Continue to hold the board as you hammer…

30 Backyard #FirePitIdeas

This natural stone fire pit features a fire brick interior and is capped in Pennsylvania bluestone, which can quickly turn into additional seating when more party guests arrive. View More Fire Pit Ideas!

15 Tips For Picking The #PerfectPaintColor

If you’ve got patterned upholstery, a colorful rug or large piece of artwork, pluck colors you like from the pattern. For a neutral wall paint color, look to the pattern’s whites and beiges. If only choosing a color palette for your interiors was that easy. Well …. actually, it is! Our palette-perfecting tips explain the…

How To #PaintLikeAPro

It takes more than paint to successfully change the color of a wall. Paint expert and decorative artist Shauna Gallagher shows us the tools she uses on the job and shares her tips on how to use each one. Watch as she walks us through her tools and gets ready to paint. You can apply…

Charming #FallEntryway Tips

Create a welcoming entry for guests with a display of fall-themed items around your front door. Traditional favorites like pumpkins and bales of hay, layered with mums in rustic wooden baskets, create a color theme of orange and tan, with an emphasis on natural elements. Add visual interest by varying the pumpkin sizes and shapes.…