Extend the life of your tires, know when to buy new ones and make some repairs yourself.

Tires projects

Showing results 1 - 11 of 14

Results per page :
  • Snow Tires vs. All Season Tires

    Snow tires outperform “all-season” tires under snowy and icy conditions. They’ll give you better traction, more stability in…

  • How to Buy Tires

    When buying tires do your homework. Consider your priorities like traction in snow and rain, tread wear rating, noise, handling and other key…

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • Learn About Tires

    Ever heard of tire pressure sensors? Or directional tires? Learn what they are and why they're important, along with other facts, tips and…

  • Service Your Spare Tire Carrier

    Loosen and lubricate a corroded spare tire lift so you can get to your spare tire when you need it.

  • Car Maintenance: Make Your Tires Last

    One of the most critical maintenance chores for cars is checking the tires regularly. You'll save money and extend the life of your tires.

  • Truck & SUV Tire Buying Guide

    Replacement light truck (LT) tires are expensive, so it pays to shop several tire stores and online sellers for a good deal. Photo: Getty…

  • Fix a Leaking Tire Valve Stem

    Fix a leaky tire valve in five minutes using an inexpensive valve core tool and replacement cores.

  • Fix a Flat Survival Guide

    Even if you know how to change a flat tire, chances are pretty good you'll run into problems you're not prepared for. Flat tire repair is never…

  • Change a Tire: Two Jacks Make it Easy

    Lift your trailer wheel by pulling it onto these jacks. It's quick and easy. No moving parts.

  • Buying a Car Jack and Jack Stands

    Buy the semi-pro quality jack and jack stands for strength, safety and easy operation. They're well worth the small extra investment.

  • Car Repair: Car Jack Safety

    Learning to properly jack up and support your car or truck before you start doing your own oil changes or making repairs is vital to your…


Popular How-To Videos