How to Refinish Your Wood Deck

Refinishing your wood deck every few years is necessary maintenance. Learn when and how. Start with a really good cleaning. Choose a deck cleaner. Cover your plants and avoid painted areas. Rinse it really well. Let it sit for 2 days. GNH recommends using Thompson’s® Water Seal® water proofers protect your surfaces from the elements…

How to Maintain your Deck

If your wood deck still retains an even coat of color from the last time it was stained, or has small spots of wear from foot traffic or moisture, it’s likely in need of a yearly maintenance coat. This is an easy day-long project, with only a few hours needed. If, on the other hand,…

Lawnmower Repair & Maintenance

A regular oil change on your lawn mower is part of good lawn mower maintenance and is the first step of DIY lawnmower repair. Changing the oil on your lawn mower is easy, and this quick tutorial can teach you how to do it yourself. By making sure your lawn mower is properly maintained, it…

Lawnmower Troubleshooting

Some of the most common lawn mower problems include those that occur as a result of not having clean fuel in the gas tank, a spark plug wire that’s not attached, an engine in need of motor oil or a brake cable that is not working properly. Troubleshooting some of these problems yourself can save…

Retaining Wall with Cambridge

Cambridge MaytRx are the most versatile wall units on the market today! Build freestanding and retaining walls as well as steps, columns and more. Watch this tutorial from Cambridge to see just how easy it is to use the Cambridge MaytRx Setback Pin Placement for this retaining wall system.

Mini Greenhouse

This method shows you how to build a custom fit DIY mini greenhouse for your raised garden using PVC pipe. With this design, you can customize the size of your mini greenhouse to fit any size box without ever having to use any power tools. Inexpensive to make with great results! Will also help to…

PVC Pipe Planter

This is a quick and inexpensive way to build a new multi level planter in a short amount of time. This video will show you how to build a 3 tiered planter which can be easily customized to any size you’d like.

How to Build a Fish Pond

This comprehensive video shows you step by step how to build a fish pond in your very own backyard in a weekend. This tutorial will go over the do’s and don’ts of pond building, how to prevent leaks and spills, and how to create a well-made pond that will last with time. Tip: It’s important…

Garage Door Opener Installation

Looking to install your own DIY garage door opener? Follow the manufacturer’s directions to assemble the rail sections and attach to the motor assembly, as well as attach the chain. You can then attach far end of rail system to the header bracket. Attach the ceiling angle brackets directly into ceiling joists as per manufacturer’s…

Installing a Digital Thermostat

Replacing your analog thermostat with a digital one is a great way to save on your heating bill since digital thermostats are able to control heat more precisely. GNH can provide you with everything you need for installing a digital thermostat! Make sure you read the instructions for your new thermostat carefully as this is…