Parts of the House
Explore projects, tips and ideas for the parts of your house that are found in every room in your home.
How to Fix Stubborn Bifold Closet Doors
Tired of bifolds that don't work right? Learn how to adjust a door that's always sticking, trim a door that binds, repair a broken corner, and tighten annoying handles that keep coming loose.
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Fixing Garage Doors
Make weather-tight garage door seals, replace rotted trim with maintenance-free vinyl and clean up a rusty track. Do it yourself and save a bundle.
How to Soundproof a Room
Cut down on the noise coming into—or going out of—your living area with these proven sound-dampening materials and techniques.
Why Remove Popcorn Ceiling When You Can Cover It With Drywall
Do you want to remove or patch a popcorn ceiling? First, remember that removing a popcorn ceiling is a really dirty job. Second, patching a hole is just, well, patching a hole. You should consider simply covering the whole ugly mess with a new layer of drywall instead. It’s probably the easiest way ...
Laminate Floor Repair
Laminate floor get a ding? Whether it's a small chip or a big divot, you can repair it with simple, DIY techniques that make the floor look as good as new.
How to Fix Gutters
Seal leaky gutters and straighten sagging and bulging gutters. We'll show you how to restore good drainage and your self esteem at the same time.
Get the most energy efficiency from your insulation by filling all gaps, avoiding compression, sealing holes in framing and other expert tips.
Roof Repair: How to Find and Fix Roof Leaks
We show you how to track down and fix the most common types of roof leaks. Most leaks take only minutes to repair.
How to Clean a Chimney
Regular cleaning with a shop vac and standard chimney cleaning tools will prevent dangerous creosote fires. Here's what you need to know before you get started.