Making sure you know everything there is to know about the electrical, heating and cooling systems in your home.
Installing a Single-Pole Smart Light Switch
Make your regular light switch smart in five easy steps!
Foam Outlet Insulation Stops Cold Air Coming Through Electrical Outlets
Stop drafts cold at electrical boxes with these easy foam outlet insulation tips.
How to Replace a Fluorescent Light Ballast
Stop fluorescent lights from flickering and humming with a new ballast.
Dryer Vents: How to Hook Up and Install Dryer Vents
How to install a rigid metal duct for a safer dryer.
Your Guide to Winterizing Everything
From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.
How to Flush a Water Heater
Extend the life of your water heater: Learn how to drain water heater fluid and get your water heater running...
How to Rough-In Electrical Wiring
Do-it-yourself guide with professional techniques for a safe wiring job.
Expert Tips for an Easy Faucet Installation
We caught up with Joe Barnes, a second-generation master plumber with more than 30 years of experience, to tackle...
How to Install a Ductless Air Conditioner
Installing cooling is surprisingly easy with a mini-split system. Here, we'll show you how to do it yourself.
How to Extend the Life of Your AC Unit
Keep doing this, and your air conditioner will be around for a LONG time. You'll easily extend its life span...
How to Replace a Light Fixture
Replace a light fixture without the hassle with these electrical tips from veteran pros.
How to Bury Underground Cable
We break down four options for underground wiring. Here's what you need to know.
How to Winterize Your Home in a Weekend
Have you been putting off winterizing your home? Here are a few small-ish items that you can probably accomplish in...
How To Install Electric Heaters
Learn about running a separate electrical circuit for the heater, running cables, plus how to size the electric heater for...
How to Extend Your Water Heater’s Lifespan
A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing and extends your water heater's lifespan.
How to Safely Dispose of Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Safely dispose of CFL bulbs through retail stores and collection sites and safely clean up any broken bulbs.
Save Money by Insulating Crawl Space Ducts
Special duct wrap insulation keeps ducts dry and mold-free
How Do I Know if I Have Frozen Pipes and How Can I Stop It?
Frozen pipes are a headache no one wants to deal with. Here's how to prevent and spot frozen pipes, as...