Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to permanently patch a decaying porch post
How To Clean a Washing Machine Naturally
Knowing how to clean a washing machine (specifically a top loader) naturally requires little more than vinegar, baking soda, and a little elbow grease.
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Unclogging a Drain
Stop—don't panic! You, too, can unclog that drain with these easy steps for banishing the backed-up sink and toilet.
How to Quickly Measure for Your New Toilet Seat
Since it’s not every day you shop for a toilet seat replacement, you may be unaware that there are multiple standard toilet seat sizes. To make sure you pick a new toilet seat that will fit, take all the proper measurements before you head to the home improvement store. After all, they frown upon you bringing your own toilet seat from home for comparison.
How to Fix a Door That Sticks
See how This Old House general contractor Tom Silva tightens up and pares down a door swelled by summer's humidity
Plumber Tips: Plumbing Repair Secrets From Experts
Plumbers give us the scoop on the main culprit for clogged pipes, tips on do-it-yourself plumbing repair, and more!
Contractor Tips: Top 10 Home Remodeling Don'ts
Help your home renovation go smoothly and stay on budget with this wise advice from a pro
Learn how much it costs to Clean Carpeting.
HomeAdvisor's carpet cleaning cost guide lists average costs reported by real customers. Learn what affects the total price including type of carpet, square footage, etc.
How to Choose an Entry Door
When you're shopping for a new entry door, you've got a lot of decisions to make. But while you're grappling with the right architectural style and finish, don't lose sight of the single most important decision: the material your door will be made of.
11 Fragrant Plants That Repel Mosquitoes
Here are eleven beautiful and fragrant plants that repel mosquitoes - keeping your home and garden mosquito free.