Home Repair Sitemap - Page 4 2016-09-26

How to Safely Turn Off Power at the Electrical Panel
This tutorial describes how to turn off a circuit breaker or fuse controlling all power to the home or to just a branch circuit controlling just one circuit. This knowledge is essential for any electrical home repair projects.

Safely Turn Off Power at the Electrical Panel
This tutorial describes how to turn off a circuit breaker or fuse controlling all power to the home or to just a branch circuit controlling just one circuit. This knowledge is essential for any electrical home repair projects.

Easily Find and Trace that Circuit Breaker!
Hey Stella! Is it off now?! Yes, that is the type of question shouted from the basement to the 2nd floor bedroom as weekend warriors across the land have

Risks in Re-Roofing Shingles
This article describes risks and issues to consider when re-roofing a home.

How to Drain an Electric Water Heater
This tutorial describes how to drain an electric water heater for maintenance.

Repairing a High Efficiency Condensing Furnace
Tutorial describes how to troubleshoot a high efficiency direct vent condensing furnace.

Troubleshooting a High Efficiency Furnace
Tutorial describes how to troubleshoot a high efficiency direct vent condensing furnace.

Troubleshooting a High Efficiency Furnace - Weak Flame
Tutorial describes how to troubleshoot a high efficiency direct vent condensing furnace.

Troubleshooting an High Efficiency Furnace - No Ignition
This tutorial describes how to troubleshoot an high efficiency direct vent condensing furnace. Page 4 of an 8-part series.

Troubleshooting a High Efficiency Furnace - Clogged Flue
Tutorial describes how to troubleshoot a high efficiency direct vent condensing furnace.

Troubleshooting a High Efficiency Furnace - Pressure Switch
Tutorial describes how to troubleshoot a high efficiency direct vent condensing furnace. Page 6.

Install a USB Built-In Wall Charger
In the tutorial 2-Prong Outlet to GFCI Upgrade I show you how to easily modernize your old ungrounded electrical outlet into a safe Ground Fault Circuit

Moen Faucet and Excellent Customer Service
You know it's nice when you get blown away by great customer service. I was looking for a replacement faucet cartridge for a friend's old leaky single handle

Fixing an Electronic Furnace Ignition Pilot Light
If your pilot light won't light properly in your furnace you need to first understand the type of pilot ignition system used by your furnace. Not all furnace

Removing Rust Stains From Bathroom Fixtures
Cleaning the tub, sink or toilet is never fun but trying to remove rust stains from these porcelain fixtures takes even more effort and care. Rust and other

Tracing an Electrical Circuit back to the Power Panel
Home Repair.

Repairing the Thermocouple in Your Hot Water Heater
Home Repair.

Get Hot Water to Your Sink Fast!
Home Repair.

Easy and Safe GFCI Outlet Conversion
Older style 2-prong outlets in the home near a sink or in a bathroom can be dangerous because they are not grounded and have no means of protecting you from

Lint: The Silent Fire Hazard
What do you probably have in your home or apartment that is annually responsible for around 15,000 fires, 20 deaths, over 300 injuries and more than $80 million

How to Thaw and Prevent Frozen Water Pipes.
Frozen pipes are a problem you never want to deal with but are all too common during the first extended cold snap in winter. I want you protected, so do

How to Light an Older Furnace Pilot Light
Home Repair.

How to Adjust a Toilet Ballcock(also called a fill valve)
Home Repair.

PEX: Copper Plumbing's Alternative
Home Repair.

Fix That Thermostat!
Do you know how to fix a faulty thermostat? No, you don't tap on it, that's only for thermostats at work. When you troubleshoot your gas furnace you should also

How to Clear a Slow Draining Tub
Home Repair.

Tighten a Loose Lever Doorknob (with hidden screws)
Home Repair.

Frozen Water Pipes: How to Prevent and Fix Them
Frozen pipes are a problem you never want to deal with but are all too common during extended cold snaps in winter. I want you protected, so do me a favor and

Repairing a Single Handle Cartridge Faucet - Remove Clips
Tutorial describing how to replace a leaking cartridge in a cartridge faucet.

Repairing a Single Handle Cartridge Faucet - Install New Cartridge
Tutorial describing how to replace a leaking cartridge in a cartridge faucet.

Repairing a Single Handle Cartridge Faucet - Reassemble Faucet
Tutorial describing how to replace a leaking cartridge in a cartridge faucet.

Repairing a Single Handle Cartridge Faucet
Tutorial describing how to replace a leaking faucet cartridge including photos and list of needed tools.

Single Handle Cartridge Faucet Repair: Turn Off Water
Tutorial describing how to replace a leaking cartridge in a cartridge faucet.

Single Handle Cartridge Faucet Repair: Remove Handle
Tutorial describing how to replace a leaking cartridge in a cartridge faucet.

Repairing a Single Handle Cartridge Faucet - Remove Retaining Nut
Tutorial describing how to replace a leaking cartridge in a cartridge faucet.

Repairing a Single Handle Cartridge Faucet - Remove Cartridge
Tutorial describing how to replace a leaking cartridge in a cartridge faucet.

Repairing a Single Handle Cartridge Faucet - Purchase New Cartridge
Tutorial describing how to replace a leaking cartridge in a cartridge faucet.

Replacing a Toilet Flapper Ball - Flush Valve
Replacing a toilet flush valve or toilet flapper ball

All About Paint
Comprehensive overview of interior and exterior paint for the house, what paint is made from and what type of paint to use where.

Paint Types and Ingredients
Comprehensive overview of interior and exterior paint for the house, what paint is made from and what type of paint to use where.

All About Paint
Comprehensive overview of interior and exterior paint for the house, what paint is made from and what type of paint to use where.

All About Paint
Comprehensive overview of interior and exterior paint for the house, what paint is made from and what type of paint to use where.

All About Paint
Comprehensive overview of interior and exterior paint for the house, what paint is made from and what type of paint to use where.

All About Paint
Comprehensive overview of interior and exterior paint for the house, what paint is made from and what type of paint to use where.

How to Properly Use a Paint Brush
This tutorial covers the basics of proper paint brush usage

How to Properly Use a Paint Brush
This tutorial covers the basics of proper paint brush usage

How to Properly Use a Paint Brush
This tutorial covers the basics of proper paint brush usage

How to Properly Use a Paint Brush
This tutorial covers the basics of proper paint brush usage

How to Properly Use a Paint Brush
This tutorial covers the basics of proper paint brush usage

Correct Use of a Paint Brush - Latex and Oil
This tutorial covers the basics of proper paint brush usage

Selecting the Correct Extension Cord Gauge Size
Tutorial describes how to select the proper extension cord for home use based on length of cord and amperage of device being powered.

Electrical Extension Cords - Light Duty Extension Cord Use
Tutorial describes how to select the proper extension cord for home use based on length of cord and amperage of device being powered.

Electrical Extension Cords - Medium Duty Extension Cord Use
Tutorial describes how to select the proper extension cord for home use based on length of cord and amperage of device being powered.

Heavy Duty Electrical Extension Cord Use
Tutorial describes how to select the proper extension cord for home use based on length of cord and amperage of device being powered.

Electrical Extension Cords - Joining Cords Together
Tutorial describes how to select the proper extension cord for home use based on length of cord and amperage of device being powered.

Home Repair
Home Repair.

Where to Buy Plumbers Putty
Home Repair.

How to Use Plumbers Putty
Tutorial describing the use of plumbers putty.

Apply Putty
Home Repair.

Press Surfaces Together
Home Repair.

Staple Gun : A Household and Workshop Necessity
Describes the features and use of a staple gun

Recycling a CFL – Do Not Throw Them Out!
A CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lamp) cannot be thrown away by law in some states. It contains mercury which pollutes our landfills and watersheds. A spent CFL must be carefully packaged and transported to a recycling center for recycling. This tutorial explains the little known fact that a CFL cannot be simply thrown away and describes how to safely send them down the waste stream.

Images: Shelf Spanning and Spacing Tutorial
Describes recommended spans of shelf supports for various shelving materials and shelf heights for different print and digital media.

Types of Residential Carpet - Carpet Styles
Tutorial describes the various common styles of residential carpet including variations of Friezé, cut pile and loop piles.

How to Install a Wall Mounted Shower Head
Step by step tutorial on how to install or replace a wall mounted shower head

Shower Head - How to Install a Wall Mounted Shower Head
Step by step tutorial on how to install or replace a wall mounted shower head

Shower Head - How to Install a Wall Mounted Shower Head
Step by step tutorial on how to install or replace a wall mounted shower head

Shower Head - How to Install a Wall Mounted Shower Head
Step by step tutorial on how to install or replace a wall mounted shower head

Shower Head - How to Install a Wall Mounted Shower Head
Step by step tutorial on how to install or replace a wall mounted shower head

Outside Repairs for Wet Basement: Check for Grade Slope
This tutorial describes various exterior causes of a wet basement or foundation. Not all basement waterproofing is required as a solution to a wet basement. Many times the cause of the problem is right at the corner of your house. Read on to learn how.

Water Softener Tutorial: What is Hard Water?
Tutorial describes in plain English how water softeners work, the types of softeners and how they eliminate hard water and the differences between using salt and potassium.

Water Softener Tutorial: The Components
Tutorial describes in plain English how water softeners work, the types of softeners and how they eliminate hard water and the differences between using salt and potassium.

Nylon Toggle Anchor for Hallow Wall
Description of different types of wall fasteners and their use.

Lead Masonry Wall Anchor for Solid Wall
Description of different types of wall fasteners and their use.

Lawn Mowing Tips Using a Mulching Mower
Mowing the lawn is essential to healthy lawn care but it only works well if done properly. Here are some tips on how to mow the lawn effectively and in an environmentally responsible manner.

Top 10 Plumbing Tools - Toilet or Closet Auger
This tutorial shows you the essential top 10 tools / items you'll need for plumbing repairs around the home.

How to Replace a Toilet - Step 1 of 8
Tutorial describes the steps involved in removing and replacing an existing toilet or water closet including the closet flange and wax ring replacement.

How to Replace a Toilet - Drain the Existing Toilet of Water
Tutorial describes the steps involved in removing and replacing an existing toilet or water closet including the closet flange and wax ring replacement.

How to Replace a Toilet - A Word About Closet Flanges
Tutorial describes the steps involved in removing and replacing an existing toilet or water closet including the closet flange and wax ring replacement.

How to Replace a Toilet - Preparing and Test Fitting the Toilet
Tutorial describes the steps involved in removing and replacing an existing toilet or water closet including the closet flange and wax ring replacement.

Fitting the Wax Ring to the Toilet and Closet Flange
Tutorial describes the steps involved in removing and replacing an existing toilet or water closet including the closet flange and wax ring replacement. Page 6.

How to Replace a Toilet - Setting the Toilet in Place
Tutorial describes the steps involved in removing and replacing an existing toilet or water closet including the closet flange and wax ring replacement.

How to Replace a Toilet - Make Final Plumbing Connections
Tutorial describes the steps involved in removing and replacing an existing toilet or water closet including the closet flange and wax ring replacement.

How to Refinish a Wood Deck (Wood Stained)
Wood decks provide increased outdoor living area but require periodic maintenance including refinishing. Refinishing a wood deck involves a few steps such as inspection, cleaning and wood brightening, power washing, sanding, staining and sealing. This detailed tutorial will walk you through all the major steps of refinishing your wood deck successfully and beautifully.

Thermostat and Furnace Compatibility
You must make sure to use the proper type of thermostat for your furnace. Mismatching equipment is dangerous. Learn the differences between millivoltage, low and high or line voltage systems and how to identify what type of system you have.

Nail Sizes and Types Around the Home - Introduction
This tutorial describes the most common types of nails you will encounter and describes their use, terminology and sizing.

Nail Sizes and Types - Roofing Nails
This tutorial describes the most common types of nails you will encounter and describes their use. Described are nail types including cut, common, box, annular ring, masonry, brad, finish, casing, roofing and duplex. An overview of nail sizing and terminology is also provided.

Nail Sizes and Types - Cut Nails
This tutorial describes the most common types of nails you will encounter and describes their use. Described are nail types including cut, common, box, annular ring, masonry, brad, finish, casing, roofing and duplex. An overview of nail sizing and terminology is also provided.

Nail Sizes and Types Around the Home: Common Nails
In this overview of nail sizing and terminology, learn about common nails, the most widely used nail in general construction.

Nail Sizes and Types Around the Home
This tutorial describes the most common types of nails you will encounter and describes their use. Described are nail types including cut, common, box, annular ring, masonry, brad, finish, casing, roofing and duplex. An overview of nail sizing and terminology is also provided.

Nail Sizes and Types - Duplex Head Nails
This tutorial describes the most common types of nails you will encounter and describes their use. Described are nail types including cut, common, box, annular ring, masonry, brad, finish, casing, roofing and duplex. An overview of nail sizing and terminology is also provided.

Ring Shank Nails - Home Repair Guide
This tutorial describes the most common types of nails you will encounter and describes their use. An overview of nail sizing and terminology.

Nail Sizes and Types - Masonry / Concrete Nails
This tutorial describes the most common types of nails you will encounter and describes their use. Described are nail types including cut, common, box, annular ring, masonry, brad, finish, casing, roofing and duplex. An overview of nail sizing and terminology is also provided.

Brads - Nail Sizes and Types - Home Repair
This tutorial describes the most common types of nails you will encounter and describes their use. An overview of nail sizing and terminology.

Nail Sizes and Types - Casing / Finish Nails
This tutorial describes the most common types of nails you will encounter and describes their use. Described are nail types including cut, common, box, annular ring, masonry, brad, finish, casing, roofing and duplex. An overview of nail sizing and terminology is also provided.

Disposal of Oil Based Paint
This tutorial describes ways to reuse, recycle or dispose of latex and oil based paints, paint cans and solvents.

Disposal of Aerosol Paint Cans
This tutorial describes ways to reuse, recycle or dispose of latex and oil based paints, paint cans and solvents.

Reusing Solvents - Paint Thinner
This tutorial describes ways to reuse, recycle or dispose of latex and oil based paints, paint cans and solvents.

How to Unclog a Sink - The Auger and Removal of the Waste Trap
For clogs beyond the trap, getting to them is a bit more work but still fairly easy.

How to Unclog a Sink - Chemical Drain Cleaners
I strongly recommend you use the manual cleaning techniques outlined in this tutorial instead of caustic chemical cleaners.

Drain Your Home's Plumbing System - Draining the System
This tutorial describes an easy process for draining your home's plumbing system. Step by step description on how to drain your home's plumbing water line and then turn everything back on.

Paint Disposal - Paint Reuse and Recycling
This tutorial describes ways to reuse, recycle or dispose of latex and oil based paints, paint cans and solvents.

Paint Disposal - Recycling Latex or Oil Based Paint
This tutorial describes ways to reuse, recycle or dispose of latex and oil based paints, paint cans and solvents.

Disposal of Latex Paint
This tutorial describes ways to reuse, recycle or dispose of latex and oil based paints, paint cans and solvents.

Paint Disposal - Paint Can Disposal
This tutorial describes ways to reuse, recycle or dispose of latex and oil based paints, paint cans and solvents.

Electrical boxes: Types of "New Work" Metal Switch Boxes
Describes the typical metal switch box types including gangable, welded or tabbed and cold drawn steel.

Electrical Gangable Switch Boxes Description
Describes the typical metal switch box types including gangable, welded or tabbed and cold drawn steel.

Electrical Switch Boxes: Drawn Steel Box
Describes the typical metal switch box types including gangable, welded or tabbed and cold drawn steel.

Electrical Switch Boxes: Welded or Tabbed Switch Box
Describes the typical metal switch box types including gangable, welded or tabbed and cold drawn steel.

How to Install a Hand Held Shower Head
Step by step tutorial on how to install a hand held shower head

Hand Held Shower Head - How to Install a Hand Held Shower
Step by step tutorial on how to install a hand held shower

Hand Held Shower Head - How to Install a Hand Held Shower
Step by step tutorial on how to install a hand held shower

How to Install a Hand Held Shower
Step by step tutorial on how to install a hand held shower

Hand Held Shower Head - How to Install a Hand Held Shower
Step by step tutorial on how to install a hand held shower

How to Install a Hand Held Shower Head- Tub Spout Mounting
Step by step tutorial on how to install a hand held shower. Page 6.

How to Install an Electronic Dimmer - Dimmer Troubleshooting
This tutorial graphically describes how to easily install a dimmer in a single pole switch location for incandescent or halogen lighting. To use a CFL with a dimmer the use a dimmable CFL is required.

How to Install an Electronic Dimmer - Disconnect and Remove Existing Switch
This tutorial graphically describes how to easily install a dimmer in a single pole switch location for incandescent or halogen lighting. To use a CFL with a dimmer the use a dimmable CFL is required.

How to Install an Electronic Dimmer
This tutorial graphically describes how to easily install a dimmer in a single pole switch location for incandescent or halogen lighting. To use a CFL with a dimmer the use a dimmable CFL is required. Page 4.

How to Install an Electronic Dimmer - Connect Ground Wire
This tutorial graphically describes how to easily install a dimmer in a single pole switch location for incandescent or halogen lighting. To use a CFL with a dimmer the use a dimmable CFL is required.

How to Install an Electronic Dimmer - Connect Load Wire
This tutorial graphically describes how to easily install a dimmer in a single pole switch location for incandescent or halogen lighting. To use a CFL with a dimmer the use a dimmable CFL is required.

How to Install an Electronic Dimmer - Connect Hot Wire
This tutorial graphically describes how to easily install a dimmer in a single pole switch location for incandescent or halogen lighting. To use a CFL with a dimmer the use a dimmable CFL is required.

How to Install an Electronic Dimmer - Test Dimmer for Proper Operation
This tutorial graphically describes how to easily install a dimmer in a single pole switch location for incandescent or halogen lighting. To use a CFL with a dimmer the use a dimmable CFL is required.

How to Install an Electronic Dimmer - Install Dimmer Cover Plate
This tutorial graphically describes how to easily install a dimmer in a single pole switch location for incandescent or halogen lighting. To use a CFL with a dimmer the use a dimmable CFL is required.

Thermostat and Furnace Compatibility: Low Voltage
You must make sure to use the proper type of thermostat for your furnace. Mismatching equipment is dangerous. Learn the differences between millivoltage, low and high or line voltage systems and how to identify what type of system you have.

Thermostat and Furnace Compatibility: Boiler, Oil-Fired
You must make sure to use the proper type of thermostat for your furnace. Mismatching equipment is dangerous. Learn the differences between millivoltage, low and high or line voltage systems and how to identify what type of system you have.

How to Refinish a Wood Deck: Applying the Wood Stain
Wood decks provide increased outdoor living area but require periodic maintenance including refinishing. Refinishing a wood deck involves a few steps such as inspection, cleaning and wood brightening, power washing, sanding, staining and sealing. This detailed tutorial will walk you through all the major steps of refinishing your wood deck successfully and beautifully.

How to Snip and Cut Ceramic Tile with a Tile Nipper
Learn to easily make accurate cuts in ceramic tile using a hand cutting tool called a tile nipper or tile snips by following this tutorial consisting of easy to follow photographs and instructions.

How to Snip and Cut Ceramic Tile with a Tile Nipper
Learn to easily make accurate cuts in ceramic tile using a hand cutting tool called a tile nipper or tile snips by following this tutorial consisting of easy to follow photographs and instructions.

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Learn to easily make accurate cuts in ceramic tile using a hand cutting tool called a tile nipper or tile snips by following this tutorial consisting of easy to follow photographs and instructions.

How to Cut Ceramic Tile With a Hand Tile Nipper
Learn to easily make accurate cuts in ceramic tile using a hand cutting tool called a tile nipper or tile snips by following this tutorial consisting of easy to follow photographs and instructions.

How to Repair an Aluminum Frame Screen Door
Tutorial describes how to easily repair a screen door in an aluminum frame with professional looking results.

Screen Door Repair - Final Installation of Repaired Screen Door
Tutorial describes how to easily repair a screen door in an aluminum frame with professional looking results.

How to Repair an Aluminum Frame Screen Door (Removal)
Tutorial describes how to easily repair a screen door in an aluminum frame with professional looking results.

Screen Door Repair - Work Surface
Tutorial describes how to easily repair a screen door in an aluminum frame with professional looking results.

Screen Door Repair - Required Tools
Tutorial describes how to easily repair a screen door in an aluminum frame with professional looking results.

Screen Door Repair - Cut Screen to Size
Tutorial describes how to easily repair a screen door in an aluminum frame with professional looking results.

Screen Door Repair: Install Retainer Spline and Screen
Tutorial describes how to easily repair a screen door in an aluminum frame with professional looking results.

Screen Door Repair - Trim Excess Retaining Spline
Tutorial describes how to easily repair a screen door in an aluminum frame with professional looking results.

Screen Door Repair - Trim Extra Screen Material
Tutorial describes how to easily repair a screen door in an aluminum frame with professional looking results.

Screen Door Repair - Completed Screen Installation
Tutorial describes how to easily repair a screen door in an aluminum frame with professional looking results.

Zero or No VOC Paint
Zero or No VOC Paint. Home Repair.

Non-Toxic or Natural Paint
Non-Toxic or Natural Paint. Home Repair.

Green Seal Certified Paint Manufacturers
Green Seal Certified Paint Manufacturers

Ceramic Paint
Ceramic wall paint is a low VOC paint with additional durability benefits

Low VOC Interior Paint and Other Alternative Paints
Tutorial about alternative interior paints with low VOC's

Green Seal Standard GS-11 for Low Odor or Low VOC Paint
Green Seal Standard GS-11 for Low Odor or Low VOC Paint

Continued Release of VOC in Paint
Continued Release of VOC in Paint

Low Odor or Low VOC Paint
Low Odor or Low VOC Paint. Home Repair.

Recommended Shelf Spans and Spacing
Describes recommended spans of shelf supports for various shelving materials and shelf heights for different print and digital media.

How to Drain Your Home's Plumbing System
This tutorial describes an easy process for draining your home's plumbing system. Step by step description on how to drain your home's plumbing water line and then turn everything back on.

Drain Your Home's Plumbing System - Charging the System
This tutorial describes an easy process for draining your home's plumbing system. Step by step description on how to drain your home's plumbing water line and then turn everything back on.

Replacing a Water Heater - Remove and Replace
Tutorial describing how to install a replacement gas or electric water heater.

Replacing a Water Heater - Turn Off Utilities
Tutorial describing how to install a replacement gas or electric water heater.Tutorial describing how to install a replacement gas or electric water heater.

Troubleshoot and Repair a Wall-Mounted Electric Heater
Tips on how to diagnose problems and fix your electric heater.

Electric Heater Troubleshooting - Fan Does Not Work
Tips on how to diagnose problems and fix your electric heater. Page 2.

Electric Heater Troubleshooting - Fan Works But No Heat
Tips on how to diagnose problems and fix your electric heater.

Turning On/Off Frequently - Electric Heater Troubleshoot
Tips on how to diagnose problems and fix your electric heater.

Electric Heater Troubleshooting - Heater Does Not Turn Off
Tips on how to diagnose problems and fix your electric heater.

Electric Heater Troubleshooting - Burning Smell
Tips on how to diagnose problems and fix your electric heater. Page 6.

Types of Piping: PEX (Cross-Linked Polyethylene)
Tutorial describes the various types of materials used in home plumbing systems and outlines the most common types of piping materials found in homes of different ages, what they are used for and how to cut and fasten them together.

Tutorial on Replacing a Water Heater
Tutorial describing how to install a replacement gas or electric water heater.

How to Clean and Refinish a Wood Deck
Wood decks provide increased outdoor living area but require periodic maintenance including refinishing. Refinishing a wood deck involves a few steps such as inspection, cleaning and wood brightening, power washing, sanding, staining and sealing. This detailed tutorial will walk you through all the major steps of refinishing your wood deck successfully and beautifully.

How to Refinish a Wood Deck - Selcting a Paint Brush
Wood decks provide increased outdoor living area but require periodic maintenance including refinishing. Refinishing a wood deck involves a few steps such as inspection, cleaning and wood brightening, power washing, sanding, staining and sealing. This detailed tutorial will walk you through all the major steps of refinishing your wood deck successfully and beautifully.

Top 10 Tools for Home Plumbing Repair
This tutorial shows you the essential top 10 tools / items you'll need for plumbing repairs around the home.

Top 10 Plumbing Tools: Copper Tubing Cutter
This tutorial shows you the essential top 10 tools / items you'll need for plumbing repairs around the home.

Top 10 Plumbing Tools: Flange Plunger
This tutorial shows you the essential top 10 tools / items you'll need for plumbing repairs around the home.

Top 10 Plumbing Tools: Cup Plunger
This tutorial shows you the essential top 10 tools / items you'll need for plumbing repairs around the home.

Top 10 Plumbing Tools: Teflon Tape
This tutorial shows you the essential top 10 tools / items you'll need for plumbing repairs around the home.

Top 10 Plumbing Tools: Adjustable Pipe Wrench
This tutorial shows you the essential top 10 tools / items you'll need for plumbing repairs around the home.

How to Maintain a Water Heater in 3 Easy Steps
This tutorial describes the 3 easy steps to proper water heater maintenance which will help reduce your energy costs and extend the life of the water heater.

How to Maintain a Water Heater in 3 Easy Steps
This tutorial describes the 3 easy steps to proper water heater maintenance which will help reduce your energy costs and extend the life of the water heater.

Water Heater Maintenance - Dial Down the Temperature
This tutorial describes the 3 easy steps to proper water heater maintenance which will help reduce your energy costs and extend the life of the water heater.

Water Heater Maintenance - Check Pressure Relief Valve
This tutorial describes the 3 easy steps to proper water heater maintenance which will help reduce your energy costs and extend the life of the water heater.

Types of Piping Material - Black Iron Pipe
Tutorial describes the various types of materials used in home plumbing systems and outlines the most common types of piping materials found in homes of different ages, what they are used for and how to cut and fasten them together.

Types of Piping Material - CPVC (Chlorinated Poly Vinyl Chloride) Pipe
Tutorial describes the various types of materials used in home plumbing systems and outlines the most common types of piping materials found in homes of different ages, what they are used for and how to cut and fasten them together.

Types of Piping Material - Introduction
Tutorial describes the various types of materials used in home plumbing systems and outlines the most common types of piping materials found in homes of different ages, what they are used for and how to cut and fasten them together.

Types of Piping Material - Cast Iron Pipe
Tutorial describes the various types of materials used in home plumbing systems and outlines the most common types of piping materials found in homes of different ages, what they are used for and how to cut and fasten them together.

Types of Piping: PVC (Poly Vinyl Chloride)
Tutorial describes the various types of materials used in home plumbing systems and outlines the most common types of piping materials found in homes of different ages, what they are used for and how to cut and fasten them together.

Types of Piping Material - Chromed Brass
Tutorial describes the various types of materials used in home plumbing systems and outlines the most common types of piping materials found in homes of different ages, what they are used for and how to cut and fasten them together.

Types of Piping Material - Chromed Copper
Tutorial describes the various types of materials used in home plumbing systems and outlines the most common types of piping materials found in homes of different ages, what they are used for and how to cut and fasten them together.

Types of Piping Material - Galvanized Iron
Tutorial describes the various types of materials used in home plumbing systems and outlines the most common types of piping materials found in homes of different ages, what they are used for and how to cut and fasten them together.

Types of Piping Material - Copper Pipe
Tutorial describes the various types of materials used in home plumbing systems and outlines the most common types of piping materials found in homes of different ages, what they are used for and how to cut and fasten them together.

How to Install a Home Furnace Thermostat
Tutorial on how to install a home thermostat for heating or cooling for gas forced air or hot water heating systems.

How to Install a Home Furnace Thermostat - Select the Proper Type of Thermostat
Tutorial on how to install a home thermostat for heating or cooling for gas forced air or hot water heating systems.

How to Install a Home Furnace Thermostat - Remove the Old Thermostat
Tutorial on how to install a home thermostat for heating or cooling for gas forced air or hot water heating systems.

How to Install a Home Furnace Thermostat - Install New Thermostat Mounting Plate
Tutorial on how to install a home thermostat for heating or cooling for gas forced air or hot water heating systems.

How to Install a Home Furnace Thermostat
Tutorial on how to install a home thermostat for heating or cooling for gas forced air or hot water heating systems.

How to Install a Home Furnace Thermostat - Attach New Thermostat
Tutorial on how to install a home thermostat for heating or cooling for gas forced air or hot water heating systems.

Deck Board Installation - Bark Side Up or Down?
Learn about the ways deck boards warp and whether you should install bark side up or bark side down.

Deck Board Installation - Edge Grain
With heart cut and edge grain boards the issue of warping is very small.

Deck Board Installation - Bark Side Up
Bark side up is the conventional wisdom for what I can only imagine is some academic reason versus how bark side up deck installations look after a few years. The main reason proponents prefer this method is ironically to reduce cupping yet that is what happens.

Deck Board Installation - Bark Side Down


Deck Board Installation - Summary
Learn about the ways deck boards warp and whether you should install bark side up or bark side down.

Water Softeners - Rotten Egg Smelling Water and Rust Stains
Part three of a tutorial on how water softeners work. This part describes a number of minerals in your water than can leave stains and odors.

Orange Peel Textured Walls: Hopper Gun & Compressed Air
Although outside the scope of this tutorial, I thought I'd mention how a larger area is repaired. If you're repairing a large area or entire wall, then you'll probably have to use an acoustical hopper spray gun and air compressor.

Practice Your Technique for Texture Repair
Orange Peel is also known as Splatter or Eggshell texture. Repairing this texture is not as hard as you might think.

Repair Orange Peel Textured Walls - Manual Technique
To create an orange peel textured wall effect manually, do the following.

Fixing a Texture Goof Up
This tutorial will walk you through how to repair a damaged textured wall

Flooded Basement - Before You Enter the Home - Check Exterior
This tutorial describes what to do if your home's basement is flooded with water from a major storm. Safely cleaning up a flooded basement requires a special procedure so as to avoid structural damage.

Flooded Basement - Before You Enter the Home - Turn Off Electricity
This tutorial describes what to do if your home's basement is flooded with water from a major storm. Safely cleaning up a flooded basement requires a special procedure so as to avoid structural damage.

Flooded Basement - Before You Enter the Home - Turn Off Gas
This tutorial describes what to do if your home's basement is flooded with water from a major storm. Safely cleaning up a flooded basement requires a special procedure so as to avoid structural damage.

Flooded Basement Clean Up - Ventilate the Home
This tutorial describes what to do if your home's basement is flooded with water from a major storm. Safely cleaning up a flooded basement requires a special procedure so as to avoid structural damage.

How to Drain a Flooded Basement - Pump Out Water
Safely cleaning up a flooded basement requires a special procedure so as to avoid structural damage.

Flooded Basement Clean Up - Water Pump Out: Part B
This tutorial describes what to do if your home's basement is flooded with water from a major storm. Safely cleaning up a flooded basement requires a special procedure so as to avoid structural damage.

Flooded Basement Clean Up - Cleaning up the Muck Left Behind
This tutorial describes what to do if your home's basement is flooded with water from a major storm. Safely cleaning up a flooded basement requires a special procedure so as to avoid structural damage.

Flooded Basement Clean Up - Water Removal
This tutorial describes what to do if your home's basement is flooded with water from a major storm. Safely cleaning up a flooded basement requires a special procedure so as to avoid structural damage.

Lawn Aerating and Mowing - Organic Lawn Care (Slide 2)
Lawn aeration is the secret weapon in making your lawn a healthy lawn. Aeration involves making holes in the lawn either by pushing a rod into it or by extracting a small cylinder of dirt.

Lawn Aeration Tips
Lawn aeration is the secret weapon in making your lawn a healthy lawn. Aeration involves making holes in the lawn either by pushing a rod into it or by extracting a small cylinder of dirt.

Lawn Mowing Tips
Mowing the lawn is essential to healthy lawn care but it only works well if done properly. Here are some tips on how to mow the lawn effectively and in an environmentally responsible manner.

Removing Loose Exterior House Paint With a Power Washer
The first step in paint surface preparation is to remove the loose paint. One method used to do this and clean the house at the same time is called

Removing Loose House Paint by Scraping and Sanding
The next step is to sand the surfaces where paint has been removed. This is important to feather and minimize the hard edge visible at the seam of where the paint has been removed and where it remains.

Replace a Water Heater Thermocouple or Flame Sensor
This tutorial describes how to easily replace a gas water heater thermocouple having an older style standing pilot or a new style electronic ignition.

Water Heater Repair - Disconnect Gas Control Valve
This tutorial describes how to easily replace a gas water heater thermocouple having an older style standing pilot or a new style electronic ignition. Page 3.

Replacing a Water Heater Thermocouple or Flame Sensor
This tutorial describes how to easily replace a gas water heater thermocouple having an older style standing pilot or a new style electronic ignition. Page 2.

Replacing a Water Heater Thermocouple
This tutorial describes how to easily replace a gas water heater thermocouple having an older style standing pilot or a new style electronic ignition.

Replace a Water Heater Thermocouple - View of Burner Assembly Manifold
This tutorial describes how to easily replace a gas water heater thermocouple having an older style standing pilot or a new style electronic ignition.

Replace a Water Heater Thermocouple - Replacing the Thermocouple - Piezo Igniter
This tutorial describes how to easily replace a gas water heater thermocouple having an older style standing pilot or a new style electronic ignition.

Replace a Water Heater Thermocouple - Replacing the Thermocouple - Standing Pilot
This tutorial describes how to easily replace a gas water heater thermocouple having an older style standing pilot or a new style electronic ignition.

Replace a Water Heater Thermocouple or Flame Sensor
This tutorial describes how to easily replace a gas water heater thermocouple having an older style standing pilot or a new style electronic ignition.

Thermostat and Furnace Compatibility - Heat Pump Systems
You must make sure to use the proper type of thermostat for your furnace. Mismatching equipment is dangerous. Learn the differences between millivoltage, low and high or line voltage systems and how to identify what type of system you have.

Thermostat and Furnace Compatibility: Millivoltage
You must make sure to use the proper type of thermostat for your furnace. Mismatching equipment is dangerous. Learn the differences between millivoltage, low and high or line voltage systems and how to identify what type of system you have.

Thermostat and Furnace Compatibility - Line Voltage
You must make sure to use the proper type of thermostat for your furnace. Mismatching equipment is dangerous. Learn the differences between millivoltage, low and high or line voltage systems and how to identify what type of system you have. Page 4.

Thermostat and Furnace Compatibility - Identifying Your Furnace and Thermostat
You must make sure to use the proper type of thermostat for your furnace. Mismatching equipment is dangerous. Learn the differences between millivoltage, low and high or line voltage systems and how to identify what type of system you have.

Thermostat and Furnace Compatibility - Gas Furnace System - Millivolt
You must make sure to use the proper type of thermostat for your furnace. Mismatching equipment is dangerous. Learn the differences between millivoltage, low and high or line voltage systems and how to identify what type of system you have.

Thermostat and Furnace Compatibility - Gas Furnace System - Low Voltage
You must make sure to use the proper type of thermostat for your furnace. Mismatching equipment is dangerous. Learn the differences between millivoltage, low and high or line voltage systems and how to identify what type of system you have.

Thermostat and Furnace Compatibility - Electric Heat and Cooling Systems
You must make sure to use the proper type of thermostat for your furnace. Mismatching equipment is dangerous. Learn the differences between millivoltage, low and high or line voltage systems and how to identify what type of system you have.

How to Refinish a Wood Deck - Inspecting and Cleaning
Wood decks provide increased outdoor living area but require periodic maintenance including refinishing. Refinishing a wood deck involves a few steps such as inspection, cleaning and wood brightening, power washing, sanding, staining and sealing. This detailed tutorial will walk you through all the major steps of refinishing your wood deck successfully and beautifully.

How to Refinish a Wood Deck - Power Washing
Wood decks provide increased outdoor living area but require periodic maintenance including refinishing. Refinishing a wood deck involves a few steps such as inspection, cleaning and wood brightening, power washing, sanding, staining and sealing. This detailed tutorial will walk you through all the major steps of refinishing your wood deck successfully and beautifully.

How to Refinish a Wood Deck - Sanding
Wood decks provide increased outdoor living area but require periodic maintenance including refinishing. Refinishing a wood deck involves a few steps such as inspection, cleaning and wood brightening, power washing, sanding, staining and sealing. This detailed tutorial will walk you through all the major steps of refinishing your wood deck successfully and beautifully.

How to Refinish a Wood Deck - Disposing of Oily Rags
Wood decks provide increased outdoor living area but require periodic maintenance including refinishing. Refinishing a wood deck involves a few steps such as inspection, cleaning and wood brightening, power washing, sanding, staining and sealing. This detailed tutorial will walk you through all the major steps of refinishing your wood deck successfully and beautifully.

Recycling a CFL - Do Not Throw a CFL Away
A CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lamp) cannot be thrown away by law in some states. It contains mercury which pollutes our landfills and watersheds. A spent CFL must be carefully packaged and transported to a recycling center for recycling. This tutorial explains the little known fact that a CFL cannot be simply thrown away and describes how to safely send them down the waste stream.

Recycling a CFL - Why Did My CFL Burn Out So Fast?
A CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lamp) cannot be thrown away by law in some states. It contains mercury which pollutes our landfills and watersheds. A spent CFL must be carefully packaged and transported to a recycling center for recycling. This tutorial explains the little known fact that a CFL cannot be simply thrown away and describes how to safely send them down the waste stream.

Recycling a CFL - Safely Removing the Bulb
A CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lamp) cannot be thrown away by law in some states. It contains mercury which pollutes our landfills and watersheds. A spent CFL must be carefully packaged and transported to a recycling center for recycling. This tutorial explains the little known fact that a CFL cannot be simply thrown away and describes how to safely send them down the waste stream.

Recycling a CFL - Proper Storage and Marking of the CFL Container
A CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lamp) cannot be thrown away by law in some states. It contains mercury which pollutes our landfills and watersheds. A spent CFL must be carefully packaged and transported to a recycling center for recycling. This tutorial explains the little known fact that a CFL cannot be simply thrown away and describes how to safely send them down the waste stream.

Recycling a CFL - Transporting the CFL to a Hazardous Waste Collection Center
A CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lamp) cannot be thrown away by law in some states. It contains mercury which pollutes our landfills and watersheds. A spent CFL must be carefully packaged and transported to a recycling center for recycling. This tutorial explains the little known fact that a CFL cannot be simply thrown away and describes how to safely send them down the waste stream.

How to Repair Damaged Existing Wire Insulation
Tutorial describes how to repair damaged home electrical wiring insulation using heat shrink tubing.

How to Repair Damaged Existing Wire Insulation - Heat Shrink Tubing
Tutorial describes how to repair damaged home electrical wiring insulation using heat shrink tubing.

Shelving Span Spacing – Shelf Spans and Spacing
Describes recommended spans of shelf supports for various shelving materials and shelf heights for different print and digital media.

Water Heater Installation Guide: Introduction
Tutorial describing how to install a replacement gas or electric water heater.

Replacing a Water Heater - Turn On
Tutorial describing how to install a replacement gas or electric water heater.

Replacing a Water Heater - Installation Preparation
Tutorial describing how to install a replacement gas or electric water heater.

Replacing a Water Heater - Disconnect the Utility Lines (Water, Gas, Electricity)
Tutorial describing how to install a replacement gas or electric water heater.

Replacing a Water Heater - Install Fittings
Tutorial describing how to install a replacement gas or electric water heater.

Water Heater Installation Guide: Connect Pipes
Tutorial describing how to install a replacement gas or electric water heater.

Replacing a Water Heater - Attach Flue (if gas water heater)
Tutorial describing how to install a replacement gas or electric water heater.

Outside Causes of a Wet / Flooding Basement
This tutorial describes various exterior causes of a wet basement or foundation. Not all basement waterproofing is required as a solution to a wet basement. Many times the cause of the problem is right at the corner of your house. Read on to learn how.

Why Basement Waterproofing Isn't Always the Best Idea
This tutorial describes various exterior causes of a wet basement or foundation. Not all basement waterproofing is required as a solution to a wet basement. Many times the cause of the problem is right at the corner of your house. Read on to learn how.

Outside Repairs for a Wet Basement - Check for Patio Slope
This tutorial describes various exterior causes of a wet basement or foundation. Not all basement waterproofing is required as a solution to a wet basement. Many times the cause of the problem is right at the corner of your house. Read on to learn how.

Outside Repairs for a Wet Basement - Check for Driveway Slope
This tutorial describes various exterior causes of a wet basement or foundation. Not all basement waterproofing is required as a solution to a wet basement. Many times the cause of the problem is right at the corner of your house. Read on to learn how.

Outside Repairs for a Wet Basement - Check Roof Downspouts
This tutorial describes various exterior causes of a wet basement or foundation. Not all basement waterproofing is required as a solution to a wet basement. Many times the cause of the problem is right at the corner of your house. Read on to learn how.

Outside Repairs for a Wet Basement - Check for Your Neighbor's Runoff
This tutorial describes various exterior causes of a wet basement or foundation. Not all basement waterproofing is required as a solution to a wet basement. Many times the cause of the problem is right at the corner of your house. Read on to learn how.

Boiler Repair - Oil Fired Burner Repair Guide
This article describes tips to try when the burner on your oil fired boiler will not start. You can often get the burner firing before the need to call a service technician.

Engineered Wood Flooring Installation
Describes how prefinished engineered wood flooring is constructed and provides an installation overview of floating and non-floating engineered wood floor systems.

Engineered Wood Flooring Installation - Installation Issues
Describes how prefinished engineered wood flooring is constructed and provides an installation overview of floating and non-floating engineered wood floor systems.

Glue down Engineered Wood Flooring Installation
Describes how prefinished engineered wood flooring is constructed and provides an installation overview of floating and non-floating engineered wood floor systems.

Floating Engineered Wood Flooring Installation
Describes how prefinished engineered wood flooring is constructed and provides an installation overview of floating and non-floating engineered wood floor systems.

Fasten a Medium to Heavy Weight Object to a Hollow Wall
Description of different types of wall fasteners and their use. Page 6.

Water Softeners - The Control Valve and Regeneration
Tutorial describes in plain English how water softeners work, the types of softeners and how they eliminate hard water and the differences between using salt and potassium.

Water Softeners - The Mineral Tank (Water Softener)
Tutorial describes in plain English how water softeners work, the types of softeners and how they eliminate hard water and the differences between using salt and potassium.

Water Softeners - How They Work - The Brine Tank
Tutorial describes in plain English how water softeners work, the types of softeners and how they eliminate hard water and the differences between using salt and potassium.

Water Softeners - How They Work - Introduction
Tutorial describes in plain English how water softeners work, the types of softeners and how they eliminate hard water and the differences between using salt and potassium.

Exterior House Painting - Preparation
The most important step in painting your home does not involve a paintbrush but rather paint scraping tools. Learn how to prepare your home's exterior surface for painting.

Exterior House Painting: Protect and Prepare the Yard
So that nothing gets damaged when painting, you first need to protect surrounding landscape plantings, air conditioning units, BBQ grills and the like from cleaning agents, paint chips, paint splatters and other debris.

Exterior Painting: Scrape & Sand To Remove Loose Paint
Good paint preparation always involves removing loose paint and preparing the surface by hand scraping and sanding.

NAILED PICTURE HOOK: Hollow Wall - Light Weight Object
Description of different types of wall fasteners and their use

NAILED PICTURE HOOK: Hollow Wall - Heavy Weight Object
Description of different types of wall fasteners and their use

SELF TAPPING SCREW ANCHOR: Hollow Wall - Medium Weight Object
Description of different types of wall fasteners and their use

Wall Anchors - How to Fasten Objects to a Wall
Description of different types of wall fasteners and their use. Page 7.

PLASTIC ANCHOR: Solid Wall - Light to Medium Weight Object
Description of different types of wall fasteners and their use

Wall Anchors: How to Fasten Objects to a Wall
Description of different types of wall fasteners and their use

How to Unclog a Toilet Fixture - Do Not Use Cup Plunger
This Step By Step guide will walk you through the common household repair of unclogging a toilet fixture.

How to Unclog a Toilet Fixture-Toilet Flange Plunger Technique
This Step By Step guide will walk you through the common household repair of unclogging a toilet fixture.

How to Unclog a Toilet Fixture-The Right Tool: Flange Plunger
This Step By Step guide will walk you through the common household repair of unclogging a toilet fixture.

How to Unclog a Toilet Fixture-Test for Drainage
This Step By Step guide will walk you through the common household repair of unclogging a toilet fixture.

Use the Toilet Auger or Closet Auger (Stubborn Clogs)
This Step By Step guide will walk you through the common household repair of unclogging a toilet fixture.

Sheet Linoleum Flooring - Glue Down
Describes the glue-down sheet linoleum flooring system including the product known as Marmoleum as manufactured by Forbo Flooring Systems such as may be used in the bathroom or kitchen.

Glue-Down Linoleum Tile for Bathrooms and Kitchens
Describes the glue-down tile linoleum flooring system including the product known as Marmoleum as manufactured by Forbo Flooring Systems such as may be used in the bathroom or kitchen.

Vinyl Floor Tile - Glue Down
Describes vinyl tile flooring in a glue-down application such as used in the bathroom or kitchen.

Sheet Vinyl Flooring - Glue Down
Describes sheet vinyl flooring (rolled goods) using loose lay or glue down installation method such as used in the bathroom or kitchen.

Vinyl Plank Floor - Self Stick Allure
Describes the vinyl panel or plank resilient flooring system including the product known as TrafficMaster Allure™ as sold by Home Depot.

Cork Flooring - Floating
Describes a cork flooring option called a panel or plank flooring system which uses interlocking panels to create a floating floor.

Vinyl Floor Tile - Self Stick
Describes a resilient vinyl flooring system using self stick tiles as may be used in the bathroom or kitchen.

Linoleum Flooring - Floating
Describes the linoleum flooring system using a panel or plank floating floor, including the product known as Marmoleum Click™ as manufactured by Forbo Flooring Systems such as may be used in the kitchen.

Bathroom / Kitchen Flooring - Vinyl, Cork and Linoleum
Describes bathroom and kitchen flooring including sheet vinyl, vinyl tile, cork and linoleum.

AprilAire Space-Gard Furnace Filter Replacement - Install Completed Filter Assembly
Detailed photo tutorial for installing the AprilAire Space-Gard or Spacegard 2200 whole house high efficiency air filter.

AprilAire Space-Gard Furnace Filter Replacement - Remove Filter Housing and Old Media
Detailed photo tutorial for installing the AprilAire Space-Gard or Spacegard 2200 whole house high efficiency air filter.

AprilAire Space-Gard Furnace Filter Replacement - Clean Furnace Filter Frame
Detailed photo tutorial for installing the AprilAire Space-Gard or Spacegard 2200 whole house high efficiency air filter.

AprilAire Space-Gard Furnace Filter Replacement - Exploded View
Detailed photo tutorial for installing the AprilAire Space-Gard or Spacegard 2200 whole house high efficiency air filter.

AprilAire Space-Gard Furnace Filter Replacement - Attach Filter Top and Bottom
Detailed photo tutorial for installing the AprilAire Space-Gard or Spacegard 2200 whole house high efficiency air filter.

AprilAire Space-Gard Furnace Filter Replacement - Role of Pleat Spacers
Detailed photo tutorial for installing the AprilAire Space-Gard or Spacegard 2200 whole house high efficiency air filter.

AprilAire Space-Gard Furnace Filter Replacement - Installing the Filter Pleat Spacers
Detailed photo tutorial for installing the AprilAire Space-Gard or Spacegard 2200 whole house high efficiency air filter.

AprilAire Space-Gard Furnace Filter Replacement - Secure Filter in Housing
Detailed photo tutorial for installing the AprilAire Space-Gard or Spacegard 2200 whole house high efficiency air filter.

Adjusting a Toilet Ballcock – Fill Valve
Tutorial describes how to adjust different types of toilet fill valves or ballcocks including plunger, diaphragm, floating cup and floatless.

Adjusting a Toilet Ballcock – Plunger Fill Valve
Tutorial describes how to adjust different types of toilet fill valves or ballcocks including plunger, diaphragm, floating cup and floatless.

Adjusting a Toilet Ballcock – Brass Diaphragm Fill Valve
Tutorial describes how to adjust different types of toilet fill valves or ballcocks including plunger, diaphragm, floating cup and floatless.

Adjusting a Toilet Ballcock – Diaphragm Fill Valve
Tutorial describes how to adjust different types of toilet fill valves or ballcocks including plunger, diaphragm, floating cup and floatless.

Adjusting a Toilet Ballcock – Floating Cup Fill Valve
Tutorial describes how to adjust different types of toilet fill valves or ballcocks including plunger, diaphragm, floating cup and floatless. Page 5.

Adjusting a Toilet Ballcock – Floatless Fill Valve
Tutorial describes how to adjust different types of toilet fill valves or ballcocks including plunger, diaphragm, floating cup and floatless.

Tips for Wiring Electrical Outlets and Switches
This tutorial gives you some great tips for successful connecting and wiring of electrical switches and outlets in your home including 3-way switches and GFCI outlets. Page 3.

How to Size an Electric Room Heater
Tip on how to determine the right size electric room heater for your needs.

Tips for Wiring Electrical Outlets and Switches
This tutorial gives you some great tips for successful connecting and wiring of electrical switches and outlets in your home including 3-way switches and GFCI outlets.

Tips for Wiring Electrical Outlets and Switches - Wrapping the Wire Around a Terminal Screw
This tutorial gives you some great tips for successful connecting and wiring of electrical switches and outlets in your home including 3-way switches and GFCI outlets.

Tips for Wiring Electrical Outlets and Switches - Stab-In Back Connectors
This tutorial gives you some great tips for successful connecting and wiring of electrical switches and outlets in your home including 3-way switches and GFCI outlets.

Tips for Wiring Electrical Outlets and Switches - GFCI Outlet
This tutorial gives you some great tips for successful connecting and wiring of electrical switches and outlets in your home including 3-way switches and GFCI outlets.

Turning a Gas Valve On and Off - Shutoff
Describes how to turn a gas valve on and off such as when disconnecting or installing a gas dryer or gas stove.

Final Clean the Tile with Mr. Clean Magic Eraser®
This tutorial provides you with photo rich instructions and tips on how to grout ceramic wall tile such as these 2

Clean Tile Surface with Clean Cloth
This tutorial provides you with photo rich instructions and tips on how to grout ceramic wall tile such as these 2

Tool the Grout Joints
This tutorial provides you with photo rich instructions and tips on how to grout ceramic wall tile such as these 2

Remove Grout Residue with Grouting Sponge
This tutorial provides you with photo rich instructions and tips on how to grout ceramic wall tile such as these 2

Work Grout Fully into Tile Joints
This tutorial provides you with photo rich instructions and tips on how to grout ceramic wall tile such as these 2

Load Rubber Float with Grout and Apply to Tiles
This tutorial provides you with photo rich instructions and tips on how to grout ceramic wall tile such as these 2

Prepare the Grout
This tutorial provides you with photo rich instructions and tips on how to grout ceramic wall tile such as these 2

Protect Adjacent Finishes
This tutorial provides you with photo rich instructions and tips on how to grout ceramic wall tile such as these 2

Finished Grout Job
This tutorial provides you with photo rich instructions and tips on how to grout ceramic wall tile such as these 2

Grouting Ceramic Wall Tile - Grout Tips
This tutorial provides you with photo rich instructions and tips on how to grout ceramic wall tile such as these 2

How to Install a Curved Shower Rod - Introduction
Now you can gain a spacious feeling while showering and not have the curtain liner attack you any more.

How to Install a Curved Shower Rod
Tutorial describing how to install a curved shower rod.

How to Install an Old Work Electrical Box for a Switch or Outlet
This tutorial describes how to install an electrical box into an existing wall (old work box) along with detailed photos and tips.

How to Install an Old Work Electrical Box for a Switch or Outlet
This tutorial describes how to install an electrical box into an existing wall (old work box) along with detailed photos and tips.

How to Install an Old Work Electrical Box for a Switch or Outlet
This tutorial describes how to install an electrical box into an existing wall (old work box) along with detailed photos and tips.

How to Install an Electrical Box for a Switch or Outlet
This tutorial describes how to install an electrical box into an existing wall (old work box) along with detailed photos and tips.

How to Install an Old Work Electrical Box for a Switch or Outlet
This tutorial describes how to install an electrical box into an existing wall (old work box) along with detailed photos and tips.

How to Install an Old Work Electrical Box for a Switch or Outlet
This tutorial describes how to install an electrical box into an existing wall (old work box) along with detailed photos and tips.

How to Install an Old Work Electrical Box for a Switch or Outlet
This tutorial describes how to install an electrical box into an existing wall (old work box) along with detailed photos and tips.

How to Install an Old Work Electrical Box for a Switch or Outlet
This tutorial describes how to install an electrical box into an existing wall (old work box) along with detailed photos and tips.

How to Install an Old Work Electrical Box for a Switch or Outlet
This tutorial describes how to install an electrical box into an existing wall (old work box) along with detailed photos and tips.

How to Install an Old Work Electrical Box for a Switch or Outlet
This tutorial describes how to install an electrical box into an existing wall (old work box) along with detailed photos and tips.

Fasten Ground Wire to Outlet
Tutorial describing how to install a 15 amp or 20 amp electrical outlet. Page 2.

Installing an Electrical Outlet - Receptacle Wiring
Tutorial describing how to install a 15 amp or 20 amp electrical outlet.

Fasten Neutral (white) Wire to Outlet
Tutorial describing how to install a 15 amp or 20 amp electrical outlet. Page 3.

Fasten Hot (black) Wire to Outlet
Tutorial describing how to install a 15 amp or 20 amp electrical outlet. Page 4.

Fasten Outlet to Electrical Box
Tutorial describing how to install a 15 amp or 20 amp electrical outlet. Page 5.

Install Cover Plate
Tutorial describing how to install a 15 amp or 20 amp electrical outlet. Page 6.