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  • How To Replace Water Heater Supply Lines

    Water heaters are integral parts of any home, especially during winter, or if you do not want to brave cold water from the showers in the morning. They rarely require...
  • How To Replace Porch Railing

    Sitting on your rocking chair, whiling away time as the children play on the streets, is a relaxing means to spend your afternoon. It will be more perfect if you had a...
  • How To Replace a Shallow Well Pump

    It's fairly simple to replace a shallow well pump, but a few tips on removal and replacement will make the job easier.
  • How To Remove Super Glue from Marble Counters

    You will not be able to remove super glue from marble by simply washing but here are several methods to try in order to eliminate the super glue.
  • How To Remove Scratches from Stainless Steel Appliances

    Follow these steps to remove the scratches and restore your stainless steel appliances back to how they looked when they were new.
  • How To Remove Rust from Stainless Steel Appliances

    There are ways that you can remove rust from your stainless steel appliances. Read the simple instructions to get started.
  • How To Remove a Thetford Toilet From a Motorhome

    One of the comforts provided by motor homes is the Thetford permanent toilet. Learn how to remove the Thetford toilet if the need arises.
  • How To Replace an Old Fluorescent Kitchen Light


    Replacing a light is one of the easiest electrical jobs that an average home owner should know. This job is so easy in which hiring a professional electrician will...
  • How To Replace an Electrical Outlet With a GFCI


    At least 200 people will be saved from death due to electrocutions if all houses in the United States have the ground fault circuit interrupter or GFCI. That is why...
  • How To Replace a Toilet Flange

    Ever wonder how your toilet is connected to the pipes that run underground? Many people have this misconception that the toilet is attached firmly on the floor of the...
  • How To Reset a GFCI Outlet

    A GFCI or ground fault circuit interrupter outlet is a type of safety device that breaks circuits whenever current imbalances happen. GFCIs are usually located in...
  • How To Re-route Bathroom Plumbing

    Re-routing the bathroom plumbing is not an easy project to handle. You need to have plumbing knowledge to be able to do this task. You should also consult your local...
  • How To Replace Your Sliding Door Rollers

    Are you experiencing difficulty in opening and closing your sliding door? If you are, it is time to replace your sliding door rollers. The sliding door rollers are the...
  • How To Reduce Dryer Noise

    If dryer noise is driving you crazy, try these dryer repair tips and maintenance tricks to quiet your laundry room.
  • How To Remove Tarnish from Copper

    Copper is a precious material so it must be properly cleaned. Copper is easy to maintain. You just need to follow procedures and devote some of your time to clean it....
  • How To Remove Vinyl Tile Mastic

    Do you want to know why out of all the renovations that can be done at home, replacing the vinyl tiles and flooring is one of the most dreaded home-improvements? Well,...
  • How To Remove Vinyl Tile & Glue

    Are you bored and with a few hours to spare? Why not take this time to be productive and take the first step in replacing that ratty, tattered vinyl floor. Stretch...
  • How To Remove Paint Stripper

    Painting is one of the most common ways of renovating a house or an establishment. However, time will come where you need to repaint. Use a paint remover or paint...
  • How To Remove Glued-Down Linoleum

    Linoleum is easy to take out from any surface. What is difficult is removing the glue that was used to stick the linoleum. You can just cover it up with whatever you...
  • How To Remove Copper from Drinking Water

    Copper is a mineral rarely found in drinking water. It is also an important component that makes our bodies healthy, but only in very small amounts. Copper can also be...
  • How To Remove Contact Paper Residue

    Contact paper is a great way to decorate your home according to the design that suits you taste and preference. You can change the design of your walls or floor...
  • How To Remove Carpet Padding Stuck On Hardwood Floors

    Sometimes it is hard to remove the carpet padding stuck on the floor especially if you don’t know the ways and techniques to remove it. However, there are some easy...
  • How To Remove Chalk From Aluminum Siding

    Does your aluminum siding look old, grimy and dingy? Well, that's a lot to be said about the appearance of your home. Thankfully, there are a lot of things you could...
  • How To Remove a Refrigerator Door

    Before you dispose of a refrigerator or freezer, you need to take these steps to remove the refrigerator door.
  • How To Replace Insulated Aluminum Siding with Vinyl Siding

    You finally had enough of the aluminum siding in your home and decided that vinyl is better. Good decision! The problem is that with the economy and all, you simply...
  • How To Replace an Outside Faucet

    A water faucet is one of the most helpful components at home. However, this fact is reversed the moment there is damage in the faucet. More often than not, the faucet...
  • How To Replace a Wall Oven

    A wall oven is a great solution if you want to conserve space in your kitchen. However, what should you do when you need to have it replaced? Here are the basic...
  • How To Remove a Locked Doorknob

    If you had the misfortune to have the lock on your interior door malfunction and will not open, you can still remove the locked doorknob as long as you have...
  • How To Remove a Drain Pipe From a Bathroom Sink

    Removing a drain pipe is probably something you don’t want to do yourself. But at some point, you have to do it, whether to replace a faulty drain pipe or to do some...
  • How To Remove a Casement Window Pane

    Do you need to remove a casement window pane? Well, it is an easy project. You can definitely do it by yourself. Of course, you have to source the necessary tools...
  • How To Remove a Burn Stain From a Wood Tabletop

    A good wood tabletop is certainly exquisite. Its finish readily lends it some sort of character, making it more appealing and admirable as it ages. And because of its...
  • How To Remove a Broken Tub Drain

    Are you thinking of ways on how you can remove your broken tub drain? Well, stop stressing yourself. You have a number of options. But before you get to choose one,...
  • How To Remove & Replace a Bathroom Faucet

    When it comes to removing and replacing the bathroom faucet, you really don’t need the services of a professional plumber. Plumbers will charge an arm and a leg for...
  • How To Refinish Brass Hardware

    Brass is an alloy of zinc and copper, which is used for decoration as well as in making several items like doorknobs, locks, bearings, gears and valves. Its color is...
  • How To Refinish Banisters

    The main purpose of banister is for security. This protects people from accidentally falling from stairs that can cause severe injury or even death. Aside from this, a...
  • How To Re-Finish a Bookcase

    Is your bookcase already old? Does it look a bit worn out? Well, don’t toss it out of your house. A bookcase is one of the furniture pieces that you can readily...
  • How To Redirect Rainwater from a Downspout

    Is that time of the year already coming, when water just keeps on coming down from the skies like there’s no tomorrow? Well, be prepared!Ideally, your house should...
  • How To Replace a Soffit

    The look of your house is a statement whether you plan it or not. The exterior ambience of your house is affected by the fascia and soffit. They leave an impression,...
  • How To Replace a Moen Faucet

    Being one of the most prominent and most successful manufacturers of a variety of faucets for the common household in the United States, Moen is known for having very...
  • How To Replace a Flapper Valve

    Every year, as much as eighty thousand gallons of precious water can go to waste because of leaks from toilet tanks. This is why it is important to check your toilets...
  • How To Replace a Doorbell Chime Box


    Is your doorbell broken beyond repair? Are you tired of the sound that it makes whenever someone rings it? Don’t fret. Replacing an old doorbell unit is a quick and...
  • How To Repair Holes in a Concrete Slab Floor

    Concrete slab floors are common to see in buildings and houses. It is commonly used as the base material for finished floors such as tiles and other floor materials....
  • How To Repair Cracked Ceiling Paint

    A properly maintained ceiling allows prolonged life and an attractive ambiance. If you are living in a house that is at least five years old, the ceiling will start to...
  • How To Repair Cedar Shake Siding

    You may notice that a lot of forest and mountain cabins are fitted and designed using cedar shake siding. There is a reason for this aside from the fact that the...
  • How To Repair Cat Scratches on Leather

    One of the fallbacks to owning and taking care of a pet cat lies in the fact that cats love to scratch certain materials. It is not the cat’s fault as he is designed...
  • How To Repair Broken Stairs

    While your new staircase may last for quite awhile before replacement will be required, the length of its life will be dependent on how much you take care of it. This...
  • How To Repair Basement Stairs

    While basement stairs may not be as frequently traversed and use compared to the other stairs found in your home, there will come a time when it will wear down and...
  • How To Choose and Install a Heat Pump

    If you choose the right heat pump, you can drastically reduce your heating and cooling bills and save money overall.
  • How To Install Whole House Surge Protection Systems

    Follow these steps to install a whole house surge protection system and you can feel assured that your electronics are protected.
  • How To Remove a Broken Drill Bit

    Handling a drill requires some techniques. Putting too much pressure while using it can spell trouble. Pressure can break the drill bit. That is definitely going to...