How-To Videos

How-To Videos

Watch how-to home improvement videos on a wide range of topics.


Stripping Door Hardware the Natural Way with Vinegar

Watch this video to find out how to strip paint from door hardware by soaking it in heated household vinegar.

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DIY Pipe Clamp Storage Rack

One way to maximize the storage space you have in your basement or garage is to look overhead. In this case we were looking for storage space to accommodate different sized clamps.

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Painting Clay Pots

For a quick and easy way to paint clay pots give them a spin with an electric drill. Watch this video to find out how.

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Shower Rod Fix

Find out how to repair a spring tension shower curtain rod to hold it in place. Watch this video to find out more.

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Paint Splatter Guard

If you have a sizable paint job around your home you may consider buying your paint in a 5-gallon bucket. There are definitely advantages of doing this: you won’t have so many individual cans to carry around and it’s more economical. The problem is that it is harder to mix the paint when it’s in a large container. Many homeowners will attempt to use a mechanical mixer but end up with more paint on their clothes and on the floor than anywhere else.

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How to Repair a Roller Shade

Window shades can be great for providing privacy and blocking out sunlight, but one of the biggest problems with a roller shade is that they have a tendency to pop out of their brackets. Over time, the pin at the end of supporting rod becomes sheared down from spinning in the bracket.

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Paint Disposal

Disposing of unwanted paint can be difficult because paint is considered a hazardous waste in its liquid form (it can leech into ground water if dumped in a landfill in this form.) Here’s a tip for drying out paint to simplify disposal.

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Rack for storing lids made from towel bars

How to Make a Kitchen Cabinet Rack to Store Lids for Pots

It’s inevitable that if you store your pots and pans with the lids on them, they won’t stay that way for long and you’ll find yourself constantly searching for the right lid to the right saucepan. Organize your pot and pan lids by creating a simple storage area for them.

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