How to Winterize a Sprinkler System
Sprinkler systems need to have all the water blown out of them before the winter freeze. If you have an air compressor you can do the job yourself and save the service fee.
What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home
When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....
How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers
Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.
10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For
Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...
How to Repair Small Engines: Cleaning the Lawn Mower Carburetor
Don't Google "small engine repair near me" the next time your lawnmower sputters. Learn how to do it yourself. Small...
How to Winterize and Store Garden Hoses
With old man winter knocking on the door, time to reel in that garden hose. Here are a few tips...
Filling Yard Holes Dug by Pets
Dogs that like to dig can destroy your yard. Here's how to fix the mess they leave behind.
How to Get Rid of Gasoline Smell
To get rid of that smell, you'll need to do much more than mask it with a sweetly-scented spray.
How to Loosen Nuts, Bolts and Screws
Torches, screw extractors, oil and other tricks to help you free stuck fasteners. These tips work on any fasteners in...
How and When to Change Oil in a Lawn Mower
The Family Handyman automotive expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to change lawn mower oil.
10 Best Curb Appeal Before and After Makeovers
Give your home a curb appeal makeover and get your neighbors thinking someone else moved in.
Garage Storage: DIY Tips and Hints
Is your garage stuffed to the gills with stuff? You're not alone. Nearly everyone's garage can use some organizing and...
Severe Weather Guide: How to tie big items down
You've probably seen the photos of plastic drinking straws driven into telephone poles during a hurricane. If high winds can...