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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 (6)
+ 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.
+ Bathroom #4 Faucet & Sink (03:00)
Our bathroom is starting to come together. The floor and the walls are done and now it's time to install the fixtures.
+ Bathroom #5 Toilet Installation (02:39)
Just a few weeks ago this space was an unfinished room with rough plumbing. We'll finish this bathroom by installing a toilet and a few decorative wall accessories.
+ Bathroom #3 Faux Finish & GFI (02:45)
We'll paint, hang a mirror and install a GFI outlet in our new bathroom to finish off our project.
> 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 Makeover (02:02)
Are you looking for extra space for your family to spend time together, but don't want to add on? Refinishing your basement is the cheapest space available to expand your home.
+ Carpet Installation (03:04)
You know sometimes accidents happen, like stepping in paint and walking all over your carpet. But whether your flooring was ruined by accident or it's just time for an upgrade carpet isn't as daunting of a task to replace as you might think.
> Garden Center (6)
+ 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.
+ Garden Bench (03:32)
Gardening can be a fun, fullfilling hobby. But many gardening tasks require crouching down for long periods of time, which can be exhausting. Today on Around the House, we?ll show you a way to eleviate these problems by building your own high-low garden bench with ultra deck products from Menards!
+ Rolling Planter (03:32)
Potted plants add a decorative touch to any home indoors our out. But larger plants can be heavy and difficult to move. Today on Around The House, we will show you how to build this attractive rolling planter that is simple to construct and will look great for years!
> Home & Decor (6)
+ Closet Organization (02:58)
For years a closet was a small space with a pole, a shelf, and it easily became a cluttered mess. Today on around the house we'll customize a closet space using a closet organizer kit.
+ Terra Cotta Fountain (03:19)
The sound of running water is always soothing but you may not have the room around your house to build a big fountain. This video will detail how to build your own terra cotta fountain that is simple to make and small enough to fit on a table top.
+ Build A Study Space (03:32)
Build a custom study space from pre-finished bullnose shelving.
+ Create An Ideal Study Environment (02:04)
In this video we create a custom built desk from pre-finished bullnose shelving. Then we install lighting, add DIY bulletin boards and a giant paint-on dry erase board to the walls and organize school supplies with fabric drawers.
+ Build a Concrete Pub Table (03:58)
In this video we will demonstrate how to make your very own concrete pub table using pre-finished planking and concrete countertop mix.
+ Fresh Cut Trees (01:42)
In this video we detail the different kinds of fresh cut Christmas trees to choose from at Menards and what you need to do once you get your tree home.
> 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 (1)
+ 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 (4)
+ 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.
+ Hot Water Recirculating Pump - Watts (04:02)
Everyone knows what it's like to turn on the shower and then wait, shivering while the hot water reaches you. Within an hour, water that remained in the line after it was turned off will have cooled. So you find yourself clearing the line of cooled water again before getting to water warm enough to use. Well with Watts instant hot water re-circulating system there's no wait. And at this episode of Around The House we'll show you how it works.
+ Toilet Replacement (03:13)
Replacing your toilet is something you can do yourself in an hour or two and there are several reasons for doing so. The style or color may be outdated or you may have found that new toilets can save water. This video will show you how to make quick and easy work of putting a new toilet in your bathroom.
> Tools & Hardware (5)
+ 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.
+ Chainsaws (02:00)
Fall is approaching and it won't be long before it's heating season, so it's a great time to cut firewood for your wood stoves and fireplaces.
+ Ladder Safety (02:00)
If climbing a ladder is part of your project list, make safety a priority.
+ Lawn Mower Maintenance (02:00)
Mowing season is approaching and if you're looking for a head start, a tune-up will get your lawnmower ready to run at it's best. Just like the family car, a lawn mower needs regular maintenance. Change the oil, check the blades, inspect the air filter, and replace the spark plug as part of your spring maintenance plan.
+ Ladders (02:24)
Summertime is project time and that means painting, roofing and cleaning your gutters. We'll show you how to choose the right extension ladder for the job.
> 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.