Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford is America’s Home Improvement Expert.
As host of the Emmy-nominated, nationally-syndicated “Today’s Homeowner” TV and Radio Shows and the destination website TodaysHomeowner.com, Danny delivers fresh, practical and trusted advice for maintaining and improving homes.
Backed by his 40-year remodeling career, Danny served as the home improvement expert for CBS’s The Early Show and The Weather Channel for more than a decade. His extensive hands-on experience and understanding of the industry make him the go-to source for all things having to do with the home – from advice on simple repairs, to complete remodels, to helping homeowners prepare their homes for extreme weather and seasons.
Danny has made more than 190 national television appearances, most recently on FOX & Friends, HLN, Inside Edition and Fox Business Channel, has been a longtime contributor to Better Homes & Gardens, and is an expert source for hundreds of other popular magazines and websites each year.  To learn more about Danny and his Today’s Homeowner Media brand, visit TodaysHomeowner.com and AboutDannyLipford.com.


Maintaining a Solid Foundation

A home’s foundation is so important that it’s even mentioned in the Bible—“the wise man builds on solid rock, the…


Make Your Roof Last… and Last

Most homeowners would rather not think about their roofs. They’re expensive to install and expensive to replace and, thanks to…


DIY Mistakes Even Experienced Homeowners Make

Experienced do-it-yourselfers can handle a host of home projects, but overconfidence and other issues occasionally derail their efforts and lead…


New Ways to Heat Your Home

Homeowners have more home-heating options beyond furnaces and boilers—among them, radiant floor heating, solar heating, wood stoves and, the newest, an air-source heat pump.


Clever Solutions for Tricky Home-Cleaning Tasks

There are simple solutions to many of the most challenging of your cleaning tasks ranging from ovens to shower doors.


How to Avoid Costly Water Damage

Water damage is the most common cause of insurance claims. Reduce your risk by avoiding these 5 common mistakes.


Turn Your Garage Into an Office…a Family Room…a Man Cave…or…

Homeowners in search of extra room often wonder whether it’s worth converting their garage into living space. The dollars and…


The Best Equipment You Can Buy for Your Lawn

From lawnmowers and trimmers to weed-maintenance tools and leaf-blowers, here’s a rundown of the best lawn-care equipment on the market.

Home Improvements

9 Low-Cost Ways to Fight Back Against the High Cost of Heating Your Home

Here are nine often-overlooked heating-bill-lowering projects that don't come with big bills themselves.

Home Improvements

Annoying Home Problems You Can Fix Yourself

You don’t have to live with annoying home problems ranging from holes in screens and rusted dishwasher racks to squeaky floors and stuck drawers.

Home Improvements

Nine Nifty Tools Worth Adding to Your Toolbox

These tools tackle fix-it challenges including working in tight spaces, unclogging drains, seeing in dark spaces and interpreting car warning lights.


Should You Buy a New or a “Used” House? Sarah and Danny Lipford discuss

In this episode of The Bottom Line Advocator, Emmy Award–nominated and nationally syndicated television personality Danny Lipford joins Bottom Line Inc president Sarah Hiner to d...


The 8 Home Smells That Could Be Signs of Danger

Household odors can serve as clues that there are hidden problems with your home. Here are eight to pay attention to.

Home Maintenance

How to Make Your Mower, Blower and Other Outdoor Equipment Last

Wouldn’t it be great if gas-powered lawn and home equipment had dashboard lights, like cars, to warn you of potential…

Home Improvements

How to Avoid Costly Mistakes Finishing Your Attic

Finishing your attic sounds like a good idea—but it often isn’t. Here how to know whether you should finish yours or leave it as is.

Home Maintenance

6 Common Home-Maintenance Goofs

They Can Cost You a Lot of Money Replacing an air conditioner filter…lubricating a lock…cleaning dust off a refrigerator coil—what…

Home Improvements

Questions to Ask a Contractor

When a home construction or renovation project goes wrong, it’s often because the home owner chose the wrong contractor. Asking…


11 House Noises You Should Never Ignore

Young children are not the only ones frightened by things that go bump in the night.

Home Maintenance

The Right Way to Fix a Running Toilet

And 4 Other Home-Repair Tips from the Pros Handling common home repairs on your own rather than bringing in expensive repair…

Home Improvements

No More Leaky Skylights!

Enjoy the Sun and the Stars Without the Drips A skylight can transform a dark room into a bright and…