Danny Lipford

Are you a do-it-yourself kind of person? Save money, improve your home, and enjoy the satisfaction of a job well done with these ideas for projects, maintenance, and repairs you can do without hiring a professional. Follow along as Better Homes and Gardens Contributing Editor Danny Lipford walks you through a variety of DIY indoor and outdoor home improvement projects. In this tough real estate market, remodeling has become a popular alternative to selling a home. Watch and learn with home improvement expert Danny Lipford as he teaches you easy, effective, and cost-saving ways to spruce up your home. Get the most out of your remodeling efforts with projects that make a statement and work best for your family's needs. Learn how to choose building materials and care for flooring, countertops, and cabinets. Find out what money-saving projects are best for your home style, how to choose projects that pay off in the long run, and how to manage your home's seasonal maintenance. Check out Danny Lipford's cost-cutting tips, techniques, and DIY home improvement project ideas to help your home -- and your pocketbook -- live large.


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Interior Projects
  • Add a Built-In Ironing Cabinet

    Are you tired of lugging ironing and an ironing board all over the house? Follow Better Homes and Gardens Contribut...

  • Install Simple Closet Shelves

    Boost the potential of any closet with the addition of made-for-you shelves. Better Homes and Gardens' contributing...

  • How to Drain a Water Heater

    Draining your water heater may seem like a complicated task – but it’s not, thanks to helpful steps from Better Hom...

  • How to Paint Wood Paneling

    Stuck with wood paneling from the last century? Transform it with paint, courtesy of a how-to from Better Homes and...

  • Install a Chandelier and Dimmer Switch

    Transform an outdated room with a brand new chandelier and dimmer switch; Better Homes and Gardens contributing edi...

  • Install Engineered Wood Flooring

    If you want to upgrade your floors to engineered wood, turn to this step-by-step article from Better Homes and Gard...

  • Install Recessed Lighting

    Recessed lighting can do so much to add beauty and welcome illumination to virtually any room. Install your own wit...

  • Refinish Wood Flooring

    Give your wood floors a new lease on life by refinishing them, with expert insight from Better Homes and Gardens co...

  • Remove Wallpaper

    Do you have a room or a wall covered with wallpaper, but want to give it a fresh look? Better Homes and Gardens con...

Exterior Projects
  • Build a Portable Potting Bench

    Ever dreamed of your own potting bench? Here’s how to make one that’s even better: It’s portable, and full of cleve...

  • Paint Your Home's Exterior

    Some essential upfront tasks make painting the exterior of your home an easier job. Follow these cues from Better H...

  • Maintain Your Wood Deck

    A few regular maintenance chores, courtesy of Better Homes and Gardens contributing editor Danny Lipford, will help...

  • Build Wooden Exterior Steps

    It’s easier than you might think to build a brand new set of wooden exterior steps, thanks to step-by-step instruct...

  • Refinish a Wooden Entry Door

    If your entry door leaves your home’s front façade looking less than welcoming, there’s hope: Better Homes and Gard...

  • Repair Cracks in a Concrete Driveway

    Got a weekend? Then you can have your concrete driveway looking good as new, thanks to these repair and resurface t...

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