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> Appliances (2)
+ Garbage Disposal Installation (02:00)
A garbage disposal is a convenient kitchen upgrade that can help keep the kitchen sink a cleaner, more efficient place to complete household chores.
+ Laundry Safety (03:10)
A washing machine is not something you think about too often. But 250,000 families a year have a rude awakening when their washer leaves a mess in their home. We'll show you how to stay dry and protect your home from costly water damage.
> Bath (3)
+ Tub Surround (02:01)
Sooner or later every bathroom needs a little work, and the tub and shower enclosure is often the best place to start.
+ Tub Doors (02:01)
A shower door keeps water within the bathtub and gives bathrooms an elegant look.
+ Bathroom #1 Warm Tiles (02:42)
Installing a warm tile system before laying your new floor will eliminate ever having to walk barefoot across a cold floor.
> Building Materials (2)
+ Sandbox (02:36)
Sandboxes are a great project for the beginning do-it-yourselfer. They're easy to build, inexpensive and nothing will make you a bigger hero to your kids.
+ Concrete Pad (02:00)
Pouring concrete doesn't have to be complicated. Adding a door approach can be done without complicated techniques and expensive tools.
> Doors & Windows (2)
+ Screen Door Installation (02:41)
If your screen door is dented, scratched, has a ripped screen or just doesn't seal out the elements anymore it's time to replace it with a more attractive and more efficient model.
+ Window Insulator Kits - 3M (02:07)
With the cost of heating your home expected to rise this winter installing a window insulator kit is a cheap investment that will pay off with lower heating bills and a warmer, cozier home. We'll show you how to install a window insulator kit that will save you energy and money.
> Electrical (2)
> Flooring (2)
+ Floor Preparation (03:05)
Installing a new floor in your home can be an easy weekend project, but the first step is making sure you have a proper foundation to work from. Find out the steps involved in making sure you have a solid base to your new ceramic floor.
+ Floor Tile Installation (03:58)
Ceramic tile is great for high traffic areas in your home or for rooms that have a lot of moisture like a bathroom. We'll show you how to install a new ceramic tile floor and give helpful tips to make the job easier.
> Garden Center (4)
+ Compost Bin (01:56)
Composting is a great way to turn garden and lawn waste into rich, organic fertilizer.
+ Vegetable Garden (02:00)
A vegetable garden brings the farmer's market to your backyard. Time and space constraints often outweigh the lure of garden fresh vegetables. But this garden solves those issues with a pair of garden trellises and an unorthodox plan.
+ Fixing Lawn Bare Spots - Encap (03:19)
Do you have a lot of bare spots in your lawn? On this episode of Around The House we'll show you how to fix them.
+ Garden Weed Preventer - Preen (03:50)
Weeding your garden can be painful and time consuming. On this episode of Around The House we will show you how your Preen Routine can safe you time by preventing weeds and give you a weed free garden for months.
> Home & Decor (12)
+ Antique Treasures (02:02)
Turn an old milk can into and antique treasure by following a few simple steps.
+ Cedar Closets (02:01)
A cedar closet prevents moths and other bugs from destroying clothes and leaves everything in the closet smelling fresh.
+ Crown Moulding (01:56)
Crown moulding can dramatically change the look of any room, but crown moulding isn't found in most modern homes because of the tricky miter cuts needed to install it. Those delicate cuts are no longer necessary thanks to pre-molded corner blocks.
+ Flowerpot Chime (01:50)
Creating a flowerpot chime is not only a great way to spend some time with kids, it will also create something the whole family can enjoy all year long.
+ Furniture Restore (02:53)
We'll renovate an old chair without striping away its existing finish.
+ Glass Block Holiday Decoration (02:00)
If you're looking for something unique this season try making your own decorations from common building materials.
+ Hanging Pictures (02:01)
Hanging a picture is a simple and inexpensive way to change a room. We'll show you the easiest way to improve the look of a room with a few pictures and a couple of tips on how to hang them.
+ Holiday Decorating Ideas (02:03)
Holiday decorating doesn't have to be a chore, even something as simple as illuminating your front walkway with frozen luminaries can add a beautiful look to your home.
+ Laundry Room Makeover (03:12)
Not many people like doing laundry and a drab cluttered laundry room can make that job even worse. We'll show you how with a little work and a little organization, you can create a laundry room that's a much more enjoyable place to be.
+ Miterless Moldings (01:57)
We'll show you how to accent any room with miterless molding.
+ Planter Fountain (02:00)
Creating the soothing sound of water in your backyard has never been easier. A planter fountain is a great way to bring the sound of flowing water into your garden or patio without having to build a pond.
+ Pumpkin Carving (02:01)
If your costume is ready and the candy is stocked, the only thing left is to carve that pumpkin.
> Housewares (1)
+ Child Safety (03:03)
Small children love to explore, but they often have little or no understanding of dangerous situations. In fact, statistics show that home accidents account for more injuries and fatalities than all childhood diseases combined.
> Kitchen (2)
+ Kitchen Cabinet Installation (04:47)
Installing new kitchen cabinets might be on your next "To-Do" list but you may not know where or how to start. This video will give you the steps to help you do it yourself and get you well on your way to having new cabinets in your kitchen.
+ Range Hood Installation (02:05)
Installing a range hood can greatly reduce odors that occur while in the kitchen, and installation is quick and easy! Today, we will show you a quick way to update your kitchen, with a Broan range hood from Menards!
> Millwork (1)
+ Installing Stair Rails - Colonial Elegance (04:29)
Stair rails are for looks and safety...and whether it's time to replace your current railing or you just want to change up the look, it's something you can do on your own. So watch this episode of Around The House and we'll show you how.
> Outdoors (4)
+ Garden Bench (02:06)
A garden bench enhances outdoor living spaces by adding both structure and comfort.
+ Gourmet Grilling (02:00)
It's grilling season... And if you're tired of the same old thing, fire up the grill and your imagination. With daring and a little creativity, the gas grill menu is endless.
+ Halloween Safety (03:29)
We'll show you how to have fun and be safe this Halloween season.
+ Kiddie Car Wash (02:53)
Need an idea to help you and your kids beat the heat in those hot summer months? We'll show you how to build a fun, exciting and economical kiddie car wash.
> Paint & Wall (5)
+ Wainscoting (02:00)
Installing wainscoting is a great way to add elegance, charm and the warmth of wood to any room.
+ Choosing Colors (02:01)
Adding a coat of paint is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to completely change the look of your home. Choosing the right colors is just as important as technique.
+ Easy Bathroom Updates (01:46)
Updating a room in your house doesn't have to be a headache. There are easy and affordable ways to get a new look...like giving your room a fresh coat of paint. And it's something you can do on your own and in a weekend.
+ Fix Up With Spray Paint (03:44)
Nothing says summer like outdoor cooking. If your grill is starting to show it's age, there are a few easy steps you can take to make it look new again. We'll show you an easy way to spruce up the look of your trusty grill in no time with Spray Paint.
+ Glow In The Dark City Mural (02:01)
Turning a dull kids room wall into an entertaining play area can be done in no time with a few sponges and some glow in the dark paint.
> Pet & Wildlife (1)
+ Pet Containment (02:00)
Keeping pets contained without installing a traditional fence is possible with an underground pet containment system. Most containment systems use a small gauge wire buried around the perimeter of the yard. A receiver within the dog's collar keeps the family pet in the yard and away from the perimeter.
> Plumbing (2)
+ Faucet Installation (02:39)
A faucet that leaks is fixable, an unattractive faucet that leaks is replaceable. We're going to show you how to replace a faucet.
+ Pipe Quick Connect - Watts (03:35)
If you know what it's like to flux and sweat copper pipes in tight, confined areas...or to clean and glue C-PVC fittings...or to use insert fittings that reduce the flow of water in the system and need a crimp ring and tool to complete a PEX joint. You know what a pain it can be. But with the watts quick connect fittings joining copper, PEX and C-PVC piping just got easier. At this episode of Around The House we'll show you how they work.
> Tools & Hardware (1)
+ Fastener Organization (02:09)
Over the years screws, nuts, and bolts become unorganized and you can never find anything when you need it.We'll show you how to organize your fasteners in a much more efficient system.
> Window Treatments (1)
+ Window Treatments (01:47)
There are several varieties of window shades available, we'll show you the different types and what type will fit your window the best.