Joe Truini is a seasoned contractor, accomplished author and hosts Simple Solutions on Today’s Homeowner TV. He also hits the airwaves every week alongside Danny Lipford as co-host for Today’s Homeowner Radio. Joe is a handy guy, who’s always on the lookout for ways to make the job of home improvement easier and more efficient.
Joe was born into the home improvement business as the son of a remodeling contractor. He began working alongside his father at the age of 12 and went on to make his living in the field after getting an education.
As a union carpenter, Joe worked on large commercial projects, including the cancer research center at Yale-New Haven Hospital and the only PEZ factory in the U.S. He also spent time as a residential remodeling contractor, and four years as a custom cabinetmaker in Miami, FL. Joe has written for a number of national publications including This Old House, Popular Mechanics, Fine Homebuilding, Woman’s Day, and Today’s Homeowner magazines.
He has also written eight books, including three best-selling shed-building books for Taunton Press. Joe continues today as a freelance writer for several magazines, books and websites.
A native of Connecticut, Joe, his wife and two children live in rural Litchfield County. When spare time allows, Joe enjoys hiking, traveling, and baseball.