Home Repair

How To Plumbing Guide: Repairing Your Toilet Flush Valve

If you are constantly running to the bathroom to "jggle" the handle, than your problem may be a faulty toilet flush valve....

Should You Replace Your Aging Exterior Door?

As an exterior door ages, problems with it opening and closing, weather-stripping and drafts can take effect-especially when they are poorly maintained...

6 Steps to a Flawless Remodeling Project

Bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchens and living rooms are all great candidates for home remodeling. When you see the pros do it on television,...

How to Keep Your Home Healthy During a Remodeling Project

No one likes to get sick, and keeping yourself healthy is an important part of everyday life for most people. In keeping...

6 Tips for a Successful Shingle Install

Many homeowners opt out and decide that they'll conquer their own roof and shingle it themselves. While this...

5 Essential Tips for Hurricane Season Preparation

Hurricane Andrew scared Florida residents back in 1992, while hurricane Katrina shocked America with its hard core devastation and more recently hurricane...

How to Install Laminate Tile Flooring

Laminate flooring planks are a popular and affordable way to get a fresh new floor in nearly any space. Covered with a...

Five Simple Steps for Applying Garage Floor Paint

Is your garage floor stained, dirty or cracked? You can easily rejuvenate the look of your garage floor by painting it with...

Save Energy by Installing a Cool Roof

No homeowners looks forward to the day that they have to replace their asphalt shingle roof. But every 15-20 years, it's a...

Is a Timber Frame Home Right for Me?

Many homes are timber framed using large whole pieces of timber rather than precut conventional factory produced wood framing members. This not...

Tools Needed for DIY Home Electrical Projects

Do-it-yourself specialists need only a few specialized tools to effectively handle the odd electrical jobs that pop up in the home from...

DIY Concrete Flooring

Installing your own flooring can be a big job, especially when you are putting in concrete floors. When doing it yourself,...

How to Dry Wet Plywood

Wet plywood can easily mold, rot, or warp if the situation is not addressed promptly. Often plywood is damaged when left out...

How to Repoint Brick

Repointing brick walls gives you an opportunity to remove crumbling mortar and prevent water damage by making necessary repairs on the wall....

How to Tell When Your Well is Going to Run Dry

If you live in a rural or semi-rural area, you may rely on a well for your water needs. While most wells...

How to Replace a Metal Door Threshold

Metal door thresholds can accumulate dents and dings over time. If your aluminum metal door threshold looks a bit worn, you can...

How to Remove a Cast Iron Clean Out Plug

Cast iron clean out plugs are found in older homes to aid in removing clogs and other obstructions in the plumbing system....

How to Fix a Burn on a Laminate Kitchen Counter

Laminate kitchen counters are easy to burn or scorch with a hot pan. To avoid damaging your kitchen countertop, you should always...

How to Paint Metal Exterior Shutters

Although they are less common than wood or vinyl, metal exterior shutters can be found on many homes. Over time, like wood...

DIY: Painting a Chimney Cap

A painted chimney cap can better withstand rust if it is painted. Painting your chimney cap is also an excellent chance to...