How To Replace An Outlet


Whether cracked, dirty, or clogged with paint, all outlets eventually need to be replaced. Believe it or not, installing a new outlet is an easy, inexpensive job anyone can do in about 15 minutes. Here’s what you’ll need for this quick project: TOOLS & MATERIALS Non-Contact Voltage Tester Flat-Head Screwdriver Phillips-Head Screwdriver Wire Stripper Needle-Nose Read the full article…

How to Replace a Light Fixture | Video

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How to Replace a Light Fixture A new light fixture can give a fresh look and feel to any room in the house, and you don’t need to be an electrician to install one. In this project, which is suitable for DIYers of all skill levels, we’ll walk you through the steps necessary to install Read the full article…

Smart Home Technology Shrinks Bills, Grows Peace of Mind

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The concept of a Smart Home is increasingly popular, and it’s a big part of the next generation of home improvement. We’re starting to see more connected products with features that save time and money by making homes work smarter. Two things that are top of mind for many homeowners and even renters: conserving water and energy; and home security.

Energy Saving Tips for Renters, Lighting for Improved Sleep and Home Improvement Projects for Kids


Just because you live in a rental doesn’t mean you can’t cut energy costs too.  Tom and Leslie have tips on low cost low-cost solutions for apartment dwellers.  Plus, new research about how the type and color of light can impact your mood and your rest, and how one manufacturer is making adjusting that light color possible via an app.  And get tips on home improvement projects for kids the whole family can get behind.  Plus answers to your calls about, damp crawlspaces, cleaning mold, leaky ceiling, squeaky floors, walkway repair.

Easy Vacuum Repairs, High Tech Lighting that Improves Sleep and Avoiding Accidental Poisonings


Usually when you say an appliance sucks, it’s a bad thing.  With a vacuum – it’s quite the opposite!  If yours isn’t doing the job it should, we’ve got easy troubleshooting tips to help improve its performance.  Plus,if you’ve ever had trouble sleeping at night, the problem might actually be bedroom lighting interrupting your body’s circadian rhythm.  Find out about new light technology that’s designed to fix that and more.Get tipsto keep toxic items safe and out of reach of kids, plus answers to your questions about, stain options, drafty doors, ridge vents, cleaning mold, enclose an outdoor porch , pool maintenance, cracked shower floor, soundproofing, paint, exhaust fans.