DIY Articles & Tips

Broken ice maker? No water? Won’t cool off? Here are the most common problems in fridges, what probably caused them and how to fix them. Imagine opening your fridge and having to toss everything into the trash. When your refrigerator isn’t... Read more .

If you want a colorful or stainless kitchen appliance, you’ll have to buy a new one, right? Wrong! Our surprisingly quick and affordable tips help you switch up the look of your appliances. Are your bisque appliances giving you the blues? If... Read more .

Here are some creative (and surprising) ways to store your stuff — no matter how small your bathroom is. Even if you have a palatial bathroom, it can be a challenge to store everything — styling products, lotions, curling irons, travel kits, hair... Read more .

This year, resolve to get the most out of your appliances. Here are 12 appliance maintenance resolutions you can really stick to. Forget the new gym membership, the commitment to daily meditation or the promise to give up sugar. This year, why... Read more .

These are the heating, ventilation and air conditioning problems that are so serious you should call in an expert. When to Call in an HVAC Pro (and When You Can DIY) Even brand-new HVAC systems can go on the fritz. For homeowners, it can be... Read more .

Gather ’round for some scary stories of unlicensed home improvements and potentially lethal DIY repairs. Read on for some frightening stories — just in time for Halloween. If you’ve ever read any do-it-yourself blogs, you know that no matter how... Read more .

Follow our expert’s advice to help avoid accidents while using your lawn mower, chainsaw, weed wacker and other yard tools. Spring is in the air. Soon enough it will be time for all those outdoor chores you either love or dread: cutting and... Read more .

Our quiz will help you find out whether to fix those appliances yourself or call in an expert. To DIY or not to DIY? That is the question. As for the answer? We’re here to walk you through the decision-making process. The next time one of your... Read more .

Don’t get hung out to dry! Take a look at our helpful dryer repair infographic to find out if it’s time for a repairman…or a replacement. We’ve all been there. After an hour of tumbling around in the dryer, your clothes are still damp. Or the... Read more .

Is your fridge or freezer on the fritz? We help you figure out when it’s OK to DIY, call for a repair or replace it altogether. Your fridge is the workhorse of the kitchen, running 24/7, 365 days a year. You might be on vacation or sleeping, but... Read more .