AppliancesAdjusting the Pilot Light on a Range
Steps to follow when adjusting your pilot light.
Building PackagesGarage Basics
Thinking about building a garage? This information covers basic information on building a single-story detached garage. This guide is meant to assist the beginning do-it-yourselfer.Post Frame Building Basics
This is an introduction for the Do-it-yourselfer who may be considering building a post-frame building.
CabinetsInstalling Kitchen Cabinets: Step 1 - Measuring
Measuring your Kitchen spaceInstalling Kitchen Cabinets: Step 2 - Planning
Maximize your storage and workspace.Installing Kitchen Cabinets: Step 3 - Finishing
Apply a durable finish to unfinished cabinets.Installing Kitchen Cabinets: Step 4 - Installation
Install the cabinets, end panels, and doors.
Electrical & LightingInstalling Fluorescent Lighting
Install fluorescent troffers or fixtures.Installing Recessed Lighting
How to install recessed lighting cans in an existing ceiling.Replacing Receptacles
Remove and replace a duplex outlet.Replacing a Ceiling Fixture
Update your existing light fixture with a new one.
FencingCommon Land Measurement Terms and Conversion Information:
Convert feet into rods, furlongs, miles and more.Planning Your Fence
Tips about estimating material and tools needed to build your own fence.Ranch Fencing Information
Sizing information and more.
Floor CoveringFixing a Squeaky Wood Floor from Above
Several different ways of fixing a squeaky floor from above.Fixing a Squeaky Wood Floor from Below
Several ways from fixing a squeaky floor from below.Refinishing Wood Flooring
How to finish or re-finish hardwood flooringRemoving Scratches from Wood Floors
How to repair and remove deep scratches from hardwood flooring.Replacing a Damaged Area of Carpet
One method of repairing a damaged piece of carpet.Replacing Damaged Vinyl Tile Flooring
Replace a damaged section of vinyl flooring.Replacing a Section of Wood Floor
How to replace a damaged piece of hardwood flooring.The Three Techniques of Sanding Wood Flooring
The most effective ways to sand hardwood flooring.
HardwareLeveling a Droopy Floor
How to support a floor with an adjustable jack post.
Heating and CoolingInstalling or Replacing a Programmable Thermostat
It's easy to replace a basic thermostat.Maintaining a Central Air Conditioner
Easy things you can do to keep your central air conditioner operating at maximum performance.Maintaining A Window Unit Air Conditioner
Easy things you can do to maintain a window air conditioner.
Lawn & GardenPlant your Containers in the Fall for Beautiful Spring Colors
Welcome spring with garden planters resplendent with early blooms to brighten up your home and your life.Garden Planters Will Transform Your Home & Yard
Include garden planters in the decorating scheme of your home and yard to provide a feast for all the senses - sight, smell, touch, taste, and even sound!How to Build a Backyard Pond
Installing a pre-formed pond line makes installation a snap.
Lumber & PlywoodThe FAQ's of ACQ Treated Lumber
Learn the difference between ACQ and CCA lumberHelpful Tips About Lumber
When you want to learn all you can about woodworking.Lumber Grading
Lumber grading rates wood according to its use. Learn more about it here.Lumber Dimensions: Nominal vs. Actual
The difference between “nominal” and “actual” lumber dimensions.
Millwork & PanelingFixing Loose Ballusters & Rails
A quick way of repairing a loose stair balluster.Repairing a Creaking Stairway from Above
How to repair creaking stairs from above.Repairing a Creaking Stairway from Below
How to repair creaking stairs from below.
PaintThe Different Kinds of Paint and Their Usage
Everything you could possibly want to know about using the right type of paint.Common Painting Terms
Definitions of Paint termsPreparing and Painting Your Home's Exterior
Planning and Preparation is the key to making your job easier and professional.All About Paint
Everything you could possibly want to know about paint and it's proper use.Lead Paint Remediation
Beginning April 22, 2010, federal law requires that contractors performing renovation, repair and painting projects that disturb more than six square feet of paint in homes, child care facilities, and schools built before 1978 must be certified and trained
PlumbingKitchen Sinks - Find the Best One for Your Kitchen
Instead of choosing a sink simply because you want your search to be over, be sure that you choose the best sink for your home.All About Water Heaters
Just about everybody has a water heater or is served by one. But how much do you know about yours?About Plumbing Traps
The different types of traps.About Water Shutoff Valves
The different types of water shutoff valves.Copper Sinks - Make Your Kitchen or Bath Shine
If you are interested in taking your sink out of the ordinary and well into the extraordinary, choose copper as the material of choice.Composition of a Typical Plumbing System
An illustration of a common plumbing system.How to Read Your Water Meter
Reading a water meter made simple.Unclogging Sinks
Different methods of unclogging a sink.Unclogging a Toilet
How to unclog a toilet.
SafetyHandy Hints For Preventative Back Care and a Healthy Spine
Preventative back care is vital if you want to enjoy a full and pain free life. A "bad back" can be very restrictive in terms of movement and quality of life, not to mention extremely painful.