12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About
See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.
Tips for Tighter Miters and Better Coped Joints
New to construction? Want to brush up on your trim techniques? Check out this story.
How to Paint a Room
Read on as we walk you through all the steps, from choosing the paint to cleaning up when you're done.
Tips and Techniques for Finishing Trim
Achieving a flawless finish is all about proper prep, taking the correct steps, and applying the right product with quality...
Floor Trim Moldings and Styles For Your Home
There are so many choices for baseboard, a.k.a. trim — the transition from flooring to walls. We break down your...
9 Tool Hacks You’ll Use Time and Time Again
Tools are usually designed with one task in mind, but many can be used for all sorts of jobs.
How to Build a Gazebo
Build this airy summer hangout that features fish-scale shingles and decorative trim you make yourself.
5 Ways to Save Energy During Quarantine
Offset some of the extra energy expense you're accruing during the pandemic with these energy-conservation tips.
What Is a Chop Saw?
A chop saw (a.k.a. a miter saw) is a power tool made especially for accurate crosscutting of trim and lumber...
12 Pro Grade Power Tools You Can Buy on Amazon
Most pros buy their power tools from dedicated hardware stores or other vendors. But, sometimes quality tools are available where...
Everything to Know About Bathroom Paint
As a professional painter, I always specify the use of bathroom paint on ceilings, walls and trim. I do this...
Paint Trim or Walls First? And Other Painting Questions Answered
Professional painters share their secrets for producing a great-looking interior paint job. The work will go faster with less hassle...
Exterior Painting Tips and Techniques
Paint faster and better using these brushing, rolling and cutting-in techniques
12 Tips for Bending Metal with a Bending Brake
A metal brake is the tool for bending custom metal flashing and decorative trim. Every siding contractor and most roofers...
Best Practices for Trim Removal
There’s an art to removing trim. Learn how to salvage the trim you want, while keeping the collateral damage to...
How To Perfect Your Window Trim Installation Process
A long-time carpenter Travis Larson explains how he installs window trim. Check out these simple step-by-step instructions.
Trim Paint Tips for Smooth, Perfect Results!
Our best tips for painting trim perfectly. You'll learn how to trim paint like an expert!
Create Smooth Walls: A Mudslinger’s Guide
Drywall taping is one of the most important jobs on any construction site. A skilled taper can hide a lot...
A Mostly Math-Free Method for Marking and Cutting Radius Trim
Marking and cutting radius trim can be tricky, and mistakes can be costly. Here, an expert trim carpenter shares their...
How to Build a Built-in Bookcase
No complex wood joints, no tricky techniques—simply glue, screw and nail the parts together
Stop Window Drafts and Door Drafts to Save Energy
Remove window and door trim to seal air leaks for good and save big money