Topics

Keep the house up to date and in-season with a wide array of home improvement topics and ideas.

View More in:

Add Filter

Everything to Know About Ductless Mini Splits

Whether you’re finishing a basement area, adding new space or just upgrading your home’s HVAC system, you owe it to yourself to check out the overwhelming benefits of a ductless mini split system. Here’s why.

Tout icon

Dryer Vents: How to Hook Up and Install Dryer Vents

How to install a rigid metal duct for a safer dryer.


Dry Clothes Faster with a Dryer Duct Booster

Suck out damp dryer exhaust fast


New Kitchen Venting: How to Install a Kitchen Fan Vent

Use rigid duct with insulated duct sleeve for an oven exhaust fan.


Tout icon

Replace a Broken Dryer Vent Cap

Install a new dryer vent cover in about 30 minutes

Use an In-Line Fan to Vent Two Bathrooms

Add one attic fan to vent multiple bathrooms


Tout icon

Dryer Lint Cleaning Tips

Clean lint from the dryer exhaust duct quickly and easily

Seeing ‘Through’ Insulation

When you need to work in a specific spot in the attic (to mount recessed lighting, for example), drill a...


Second Hand for Plywood Cutting

Check out this clever workshop tip!


Stowable Spray Booth

Make a reusable spray booth that's easy to store.


Thick-Skinned Sandpaper

Reader Maggi Thomas sent us a cool sanding tip. Put duct tape on the back of sandpaper and cut it...

At the End of Your Nylon Rope?

Here’s another smart way to keep nylon rope from fraying when you cut it. Firmly wrap three turns of duct...