Removing one wood stain to apply another is tricky, but can be done. Get tips for proper wood stain stripping and advice for applying that updated look. Plus, find out which cabinets can be stripped, and which can't withstand the process.
The simple reason your dishwasher stops running after filling – and how to fix it.
Find out which cleaning products work best on pressure-treated wood, and hear what Tom and Leslie have to say about dry cleaning outdoor wood structures.
Find out which product work bests on dirty, weathered, pressure-treated wood play structures, and added tips for playset and swingset safety.
Flat versus pitched, metal versus shingle… there are countless decisions to make when considering a new roof. Find out what you can do to discourage water from collecting on a flat roof, and the pros and cons of a roof made of metal.
Tankless water heaters save money and energy, but not every house is a fit. Find out which fuel source works best with tankless technology. And learn about heat pump water heaters, which are also more efficient than a standard electric water heater.
Let Vigoro Total Lawn Care's cutting-edge fertilizing science sustain your yard through the harsh winter.
Save big on home lighting without sacrificing the look and feel you love.
The new KOHLER 8-Kilowatt Home Standby Generator delivers affordable, automatic back-up power in an emergency at fraction of the cost of a whole home generator and runs on both natural gas and propane.
LG’s game-changing recycled heat technology benefits not only the environment, but your monthly utility bills.
Filtrete Healthy Living Ultra Allergen Filter MPR 1500 not only reduces up to 90% of the usual suspects (allergens, dust, pollen, mold) from indoor air, but defends against particles carrying bacteria and viruses – all while putting a dent in your utility bill by reducing the amount of energy needed to cool your home.
Learn whether blown in insulation can be added to a garage ceiling to make the garage more comfortable to work in, as well as to reduce cold drafts in the room above..
When designing a small shower and in need of a pan below industry standard, find out why RV pans and accessories provide a clever alternative.
Find out whether leaks in a fifteen-year-old flat asphalt roof are worth fixing, or if the best bet is to replace it altogether- and with what?
Bathroom plumbing configured above social areas can lead to some loud – and uncomfortable – moments. Learn what options exist for hearing less from a toilet located directly above a family room.
Get tips for sidestepping a missing garage-door remote control, as well as for finding and buying a new, compatible remote. Also, learn how to open and close your garage door using your smartphone.
If air-conditioning isn't cooling properly, there are a number of possible causes – and solutions. Find out what to look for, who to call, and what to consider before replacing electric air conditioning and heat pumps with a fossil-fuel furnace.
Find out whether a gas stove can share a regulator with a hot water heater and furnace – and whether this is a DIY job, or one best handled by a pro.
With a wide variety of gutter guards on the market, find out which is most effective in keeping gutters clean and clear of clogs or leaks. Learn why reverse-curve gutter guards are especially effective in preventing clogs and get tips on how to update traditional screen gutter guards for faster easier gutter cleaning.
Get suggestions for treating hard well water, and discover a key step to take before deciding on a treatment.
Find out the cause of low spots in asphalt driveways, and get options for leveling them out. Also, tips for slowing their progression.
Get product suggestions for removing a rust stain from a porcelain toilet bowl. Also, one small, easy step that's key to stain removal success.
Removing shingles before putting down new ones is an advisable but costly addition to roof replacement. Learn more about the trade-off that comes from layering shingles, and questions to consider before making your decision.
Recirculating hot water around the clock will prevent frozen pipes – but not efficiently. Discover other cost-effective and energy-efficient options for keeping pipes thawed through the winter.