If your garage door opener stopped working, here’s how to find replacement garage door remotes, plus info about garage door remote batteries and reprogram your garage door opener system.
Looking for DIY repair instructions and helpful tips for fixing things yourself around the house? Here, homeowners are sharing their personal experiences fixing things at home. You can learn from our mistakes! Our step-by-step home repair guides are for average people who would like to try to do the repair themselves, before hiring a professional. See how to do outdoor repairs (like lawn, garden, plants, gutters & swimming pool issues) and indoor repairs (like appliances, dishwashers, water heaters, garage doors, tub & shower issues).
Here’s what you need to know if you’re thinking of hiring a handyman for household repairs.
In addition to tankless water heaters, there are a number of other ways you can have more efficient and cheaper hot water in your home. Here are 5 more alternatives that are worth considering.
Most power strip surge protectors provide the minimum level of protection for everyday household items. But is that really enough protection for your home electronics and appliances? Are power strips the best way to protect your things from lightning strikes and sudden jolts of electricity? The fact is, you might want to consider a whole house surge protector. Here’s why.
Odds are, you may keep one or two ladders around. But with so many different styles, what’s the best ladder for your needs? How, exactly, do you go about choosing the RIGHT ladder anyway?
You should drain your water heater once or twice a year, otherwise sediment will collect in your water heater — resulting in less hot water and a less efficient water heater. Here’s how to drain and fill your water heater.
There is one very simple thing you can do to help save on your energy bills each month: insulate your water heater! Here’s how to insulate your water heater, using step-by-step instructions.
If you are experiencing dry skin, cracked lips, itchy eyes, or you are getting shocked every time you walk across the carpet, then chances are you don’t have enough moisture in the air and you might benefit from a humidifier. If rooms in your home feel stuffy, you have rotting wood, or wet stains on the walls or ceilings, then you might benefit from a dehumidifier.
In the end, doing everything yourself will usually cost more — in terms of money, wasted time, and errors due to inexperience. Tackling too many DIY projects will also cost you in terms of the amount of time you could have spent with your family and the time you could have spent taking care of yourself.
Last year, we seeded some bare spots in our yard with Scott’s PatchMaster Seed Mix. It worked so well that this year, we decided to use it to cover a much larger area. Here’s why we chose Scott’s Patch Master Grass Seed Mix instead of Patch Perfect.