Home Repair Skills

Build or repair almost anything around your home with these projects and tips designed to improve your do-it-yourself skills and make home repairs easier.

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  • Appliance Repair Appliance Repair

    Repair your household appliances with these step-by-step projects and expert tips from the pros.

  • Automotive Automotive

    Be your own mechanic and keep your cars running smooth with these repairs and routine maintenance projects and tips.

  • Carpentry Carpentry

    Improve your carpentry skills with these projects and tips from veteran carpenters from framing to trim carpentry.

  • Cleaning Cleaning

    Keep your home sparkling clean inside and out with these projects and tips for a faster and better job.

  • Drywall Drywall

    Learn how to install, tape and sand drywall yourself with these projects and professional tips.

  • Electrical Electrical

    Projects and advice for outdoor lighting, adding new outlets and all electrical projects.

  • Great Goofs Great Goofs

    Read these DIYers' embarrassing moments stories and DIY fails from the home remodeling and renovation trenches

  • Heating & Cooling Heating & Cooling

    Keep your air conditioner and furnace running efficiently with these DIY repairs and routine maintenance projects.

  • Home Security Home Security

    Keep your home safe from unwanted intruders with these DIY home security projects and tips.

  • Masonry Masonry

    Learn how to build with brick, concrete and stone to develop your masonry skills.

  • Painting Painting

    Whether painting inside or outside, these articles will help you get professional results on all your house painting projects.

  • Pest Control Pest Control

    Keep pests out of your home with these do-it-yourself tips and advice from professional pest control specialists.

  • Plumbing Plumbing

    DIY plumbing projects, tips and repairs for most plumbing jobs around your home.

  • Smart Homeowner Smart Homeowner

    Become a smarter homeowner with these projects and tips that will help you conserve energy, be prepared for emergencies and ways to save money throughout your home.

  • Storage/Organization Storage/Organization

    Keep your entire home well organized and find storage space you didn’t know you had with these organization and storage projects, tips and ideas.

  • Tiling Tiling

    Lay tile on countertops, floors, showers and walls with these tiling projects and expert tips.

  • Tools Tools

    Get tips and techniques to help you use and take care of your tools for all your DIY projects.

  • Woodworking Woodworking

    Become a better woodworker with these projects, tips and ideas for building furniture, cabinets and all woodworking projects.

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