Repairing Your Home

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How to Repair Winter Weather Damage To Your House

From the roof to the foundation, here's how to fix that cold-weather damage.

How to Become a Better DIYer in 2018

Get outside your comfort zone and improve your skillset!

6 Projects You Didn't Know You Could DIY

From updating lighting fixtures to a kitchen reno, there are plenty of DIY tasks within your reach.

8 Projects You Can Do in One Weekend

You can accomplish more than you may think in two days!

How to Remedy 12 Common DIY Problems

Save time and get the job done with these tricks for DIYing around the house.

How to Fix Industrial Hinges That Squeak

Be sure to follow all of these recommendations.

Should You Sand Wood Paneling Before Painting It?

Follow these steps to sand and paint wood paneling quickly.

How to Fill and Repair Cracks in Wood Paneling

Installing wood paneling is easy.

7 Wood Paneling Decorating Ideas

Give them a new look with very little effort or cost.

How to Sand and Refresh Your Wood Paneling

Wood paneling doesn't have to be a throwback look. Give it a sand and refresh it will new paint instead.

Painting Over Glazed Kitchen Cabinets

Don't forget to sand the cabinets.

Tips for Removing Paint From Wood Paneling

It's important to be careful around wood paneling.

How to Maintain the Carpet on Your Staircase

Follow this advice to give the carpet on a high-traffic staircase some special attention to keep it looking new and clean.

Spacing for Balusters

Balusters can both add visual appeal and safety if installed correctly.

Pros and Cons of Spiral Staircases

A spiral staircase might be just the solution you're looking for, or it might be more of a problem than it's worth.

How to Make Concrete Balusters

Under standard conditions, you should let the concrete baluster dry for at least 24 hours.

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Painting Wood Paneling

Priming helps the paint cover more evenly and allows for less absorption of the paint.

How to Remove Permanent Marker from Tile

If you have young kids at home, permanent marker stains are never a surprise.

How to Paint Rusted Surfaces

Refresh your metal fixtures and take them from eyesore to admirable.

How to Fix Squeaky Garage Doors

Fixing garage doors that squeak may sound like a difficult task, but that is not always the case.

How to Repair Noisy Wood Chairs

If you want your chairs to squeak no more, you have to find the source of the problem.

How to Add Tile Over Wood Paneling

Putting tile up over the wood paneling will give your room a refresh.

How to Repair a Cane Chair

Spline and cane materials are very easy to remove and replace.

How to Remove Permanent Marker From Clothing

Try these methods of removing permanent marker from clothing.

Common DIY Misconceptions

We shed some light on these 7 myths.

5 Advanced Projects That Are Easier Than You Think

Think you don't have the skills for these projects? We bet you do!

8 DIYs to Tide You Over Until You Can Do Better

Can't afford the DIY project you really want to do? Get by with these updates in the meantime.

Easy Metal Fixes to Do Yourself

You don't need extensive metalworking skills to make these repairs!

Red Flag Renovations That Require a Pro

Here are 5 home repairs you should probably leave to the professionals.

5 DIY Skills to Learn This Year

Want to expand your DIY expertise? Start here!

Home Improvement Ideas for Women

As information becomes more readily available through the Internet, home improvement shows and "how-to"

How to Measure for Wall-mounted Handrails

Handrails are important for safety on any stairway. Follow these instructions to take the correct measurements for your handrail.

Fixing the Most Common Renter Accidents

Three common problems and three simple solutions.

How to Refinish Wood Stair Treads

If your stair treads have gotten damaged or if they just weren’t ever finished, you can follow these steps to make them look great.

How to Stop the Squeaking Noise from Your Box Spring

Squeaky box springs can make nights difficult for light sleepers. Follow these steps to fix the problem and get a good night’s rest.

How to Repair Metal Bed Frames That Squeak

Follow these steps to identify the cause of your squeaking bed frame and repair it.

How to Remove Carpet From Wood Stairs

Follow these steps to remove carpet from stairs.

Tips for Stair Safety

To provide greater safety on stairways, follow the seven tips below.

Fix a Creepy, Squeaky Stair Tread

Try these simple solutions to eliminate the squeaky step in your home.

How to Install Outdoor Handrails

Follow the instructions in this article to to provide safety, support, and stability with outdoor handrails.

Six Modern Color Schemes for Wood Paneling

Consider one of these color options if you plan to add wood paneling to your home's interior.

How to Install Stair Nosing on Tile

Follow these steps to add stair nosing to your tile.

How to Install a Newel Post

Follow these steps to install a newel post on the staircase in your home.

How to Build Pipe Handrails

Read this article to learn to both make handrails for concrete stairs and understand the basic technique to build handrails for ramps and flat areas.

How to Paint a Steel Staircase

Follow these easy steps to paint your steel staircase.