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Step-by-Step Outdoor Spiral Staircase Construction

Photo illustrated spiral stair project with 24 step-by-step photos By Matt Weber Constructing a spiral staircase is a daunting task even for experienced carpenters. For this reason, most DIY homeowners either avoid the project or fork over big bucks to pay a pro for a custom build. The manufacturers of the Arké spiral staircases recognized the demand for spiral stairs […]

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DIY Deck Building – Step by Step

Cool New Deck For A Lakefront Man Cave by Matt Weber The huge outbuilding that Joey Prestage built as his Man Cave needed a deck. It sits on a beautiful lakefront lot which requires a comfortable place to sit and enjoy the view. The lay of the land meant the deck would connect to the building at ground level beneath […]

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Coating a Countertop

A countertop is among the most prominent features of a kitchen or bathroom, the work surface around which all activities revolve. Because it’s such a central feature of the room, homeowners want a countertop that complements the interior décor. Of course, styles and tastes change over time, and that holds true for countertop designs. Countertops are used on a daily […]

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Protecting Outdoor Wood

By Matt Weber We’re all aware of the wonders of wood as a building material, but to preserve its natural good looks when used outdoors, it’s necessary to apply a stain/sealer to protect it from Mother Nature. From mold and ultraviolet rays to insect infestation and rot, the threats to wood are plentiful. Choosing the right sealant, prepping the wood […]

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EHT Spotlight – Greenworks Pro 60V Self-Propelled Lawnmower

Powered by pro-grade 60-volt lithium-ion batteries, the new Greenworks 21-in self-propelled, battery-powered lawn mower delivers the power and performance of typical gas-powered mowers, without the noise, fumes, or harmful emissions. Featuring exclusive SmartCut™ technology, the mower detects changes in terrain and grass conditions, such as higher or denser grass, and automatically adjusts the speed of the cutting blade to deliver more […]

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How To Install Egress Windows

When it comes to ranking the most challenging DIY home improvement projects, installing an egress window earns a spot near the top of the list. While not as dangerous as repairing a roof or as complex as many electrical wiring projects, installing an egress requires managing a lot of moving parts. It can also involve either practicing or overseeing several […]

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Milwaukee® Unveils Fastest, Lowest Vibration 12V Multi-Tool

Milwaukee Tool has introduced the M12 FUEL™ Oscillating Multi-Tool. The new multi-tool provides the best oscillating multi-tool performance for users on the M12™ system, generating the fastest 12V cut speed, lowest full-tool vibration, and delivers tool-free blade changes for less downtime. Joining the M12™ Oscillating Multi-Tool in Milwaukee’s M12™ System, the new M12 FUEL™ Oscillating Multi-Tool features three Milwaukee®-exclusive innovations […]

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Limitless Looks with New Color Stains

  New Water-Based Stains from Minwax Bring Out Wood’s Natural Beauty in 200+ colors Minwax, America’s number one-selling* interior wood stain, has introduced its new Wood Finish Water-Based Color Stains, a line of water-based semi-transparent and new-to-the-world solid stains, offering the largest color assortment on the market with more than 200 color options. Wood Finish Water-Based Color Stains are for […]

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DIY Build a Freestanding Deck

    By Matt Weber     Build a Freestanding Cantilevered Deck Supported by Parallel Beams. Around Alabama, where EHT is headquartered, most decks are connected to the side of a house with a ledger board fastened to the rim joist of the house. When done correctly, this is a strong and code-compliant method of building. But, when flashed or […]

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Everyone Into the Pool! – DIY Pool Deck and Patio Upgrade

Judy and Bob Dulovic love their backyard. Now, after applying RollerRock® to the patio, pool deck and walkway, they love it even more. Originally built in 1986, the in-ground pool is the focal point of the Dulovic yard. In 2008 the family added a beige coat of RollerRock real stone coating from Daich Coatings to the concrete surfaces in their […]

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DIY Garage Floor Project

  Like many people, John Gwinn is tired of sitting at home, doing nothing. He decided to invest his time in home improvement projects, starting with a new garage floor. Gwinn, a resident of San Diego, Calif. says “I decided this is the perfect time for home projects. I needed something to transform our sealed concrete floor so I started […]

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Installing Outdoor Lighting

By Monte Burch   Brighten your life with Low-Voltage and Solar powered outdoor lighting. The fun doesn’t have to stop when the sun goes down if you spice up your yard, garden and home with low-voltage and sun-powered solar lighting products. According to the American Lighting Association more and more people are using outdoor lighting to enhance the looks of […]

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