DIY Articles & Tips

Learn how to determine if your snow blower issues are something you can fix yourself, if it’s time to call an expert or if you should plan on purchasing a new one. The weather outside is frightful — or at least getting there. It’s time to prep... Read more .

Window cleaning doesn’t have to be a tedious task. Make it fun and efficient with these window-cleaning hacks. A smudge, fingerprint or dirt spot on your home’s windows can disrupt a beautiful view. But if you’re like most people, cleaning those... Read more .

Are your appliances ready for the holidays? Make sure your fridge, oven, and dishwasher are at peak performances level before guests arrive. The holidays are right around the corner, and whether you’re cooking Thanksgiving dinner for the... Read more .

If you’re selling your home, there are certain renovations you can undertake to help increase your asking price — without breaking the bank. If you’re planning to stay in your home for the next 10 to 15 years, you don’t need to worry too much... Read more .

If you are wondering how to choose a cooling unit or heating system or brand you may need to ask yourself some questions and evaluate just exactly what is most important to you. Sears Home Services can help you prioritize your most important... Read more .

Here’s how to inspect your roof to help to prevent leaks and save energy — and how to know when it’s time for a new roof. Roof damage leaves you quite literally open to exposure. You might face costly repairs if leaks cause water damage and mold.... Read more .

With warm weather on the way, these simple tips will help make sure your air conditioner is in working order. Summer is coming, which means it’ll soon be time to crank up the air conditioner. But is your AC ready to work hard keeping you cool for... Read more .

You might not be ready for winter, but your snow blower should be. These important snow blower maintenance tips will make sure your machine is ready for the white stuff. Winter is just around the corner. Be ready before the first storm hits by... Read more .

Look for water and other damage before your problem gets out of control. All too often, DIY projects go the way of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, the children’s book by Laura Numeroff — meaning one thing leads to another. Before you know it, your... Read more .

Thinking of taking on a bathroom remodel? These tips could help you avoid a bathroom renovation disaster. DIY bathroom renovations are not for the faint of heart. “Almost everything in the bathroom has a mechanical rough-in to it, and there are... Read more .