Car Detailing

From fixing small scratches and dings to finding the best paint solutions, learn about the best car detailing tips and projects to keep your car shiny and new.

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Check it Out: The StoneDeks System

Tired of building the same old deck and covering it in wood or composite deck boards? Check out the StoneDeks system.

Mark Cuban Invests in Rebar Tying Robot

A fledgeling construction automation company recently got a big boost from some high profile investors.


Modern Building Products and Materials You Should Be Using Already

Houses today are stronger, more efficient and safer to work on. Modern building products have a lot to do with...


The One-Second Tire Test That Could Save Your Life

As it turns out, cell phones may not be the biggest deterrent to safe driving.


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Why Are My Car Brakes Making Noise?

Unusual noise coming from your brakes is a warning that one of your car's most critical safety systems is malfunctioning....

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Why Are My Brakes Squeaking?

Brake squeal is a common problem often caused by worn brake hardware, pads, or rotor finish. But are squeaky brakes...


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How to Check Tire Pressure

Learning how to check tire pressure is easy and inexpensive. Make it a part of your monthly maintenance routine in...

Top Bad Brake Booster Symptoms

Knowing the most common bad brake booster symptoms gives you early warning that the safety of your vehicle is at...


How to Change Rear Brake Pads

Maintaining disc brakes is a perfect opportunity for DIYers to get their hands dirty and save a few hundred dollars.


What Is a Brake Caliper (And How To Tell if Mine is Bad)?

If your car is equipped with disc brakes, brake calipers are critical to slowing and stopping your car. Here's what...


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Best Car Tires for 2020

We combed expert reviews and resources to find the best tires in top categories, including all-season, budget and more.

How to Change a Car Tire

Do you know what to do when you have to change a tire? Here are some tips that'll make the...


Best Tools for Flaring Brake Lines

The proper tools make the difference when flaring brake lines. Make sure you have the right ones on hand to...


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How to Measure Tire Tread

Watch and learn how to measure tire tread


The Source of Most Disc Brake Problems

Become familiar with problems that arise in disc brakes, how they affect your ability to safely operate your vehicle, and...


How Often Should You Change Your Brake Pads?

Determining how often you should change your brake pads is not rocket science. Your ears will provide the answer if...

Snow Tires vs. All Season Tires

Learn the differences of winter tires vs. all-season tires, like snow tires have superior traction under snowy conditions


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Stuff We Love: Bridgestone Blizzak Winter Tires

I thought colder temperatures and ice would be roadblocks for the DM-V2s, but they weren't. The Blizzak tires handled both...


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Car Maintenance: Make Your Tires Last

Maintain proper tire pressure


Car Repair: How to Jack Up a Car Safely

Follow these steps on how to jack up a car—it could save your life!


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Brake Caliper Paint Pointers

Brake caliper paint does not affect performance, but it does affect the appearance of a vehicle with expensive rims. What...


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What Is a Brake Light Switch and When Should You Replace It?

The brake light switch on your vehicle serves an important safety function. Learn how to test it and determine when...


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Causes and DIY Fixes for Smoking Brakes

What does it mean when your brakes are smoking? Learn the causes and DIY fixes for smoking brakes along with...


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How to Check Tire Pressure with a Digital Tire Gauge

Check car tire pressure regularly to save money on gas and wear on your tires after you learn how to...

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DIY Brake Tips

Use new high-temperature grease to improve long-term brake performance and wear


How to Check Brakes

Diagnose brake problems yourself


How to Replace Your Own Struts

Replace struts yourself and save $300


Changing Brake Fluid

Test your brake fluid and replace it if it's worn out


Brake Pad Replacement Cost and Repair – Avoid Getting Ripped Off

How to get a good brake job and save $1,000 over the life of your car. Here are tips for...


How to Change Brake Pads

How to change brake pads is simpler than replacing rear disc brakes. If you have experience with basic repair brake...