A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

Home Repair

Sprung a leak? Have a clogged drain? A hole in your wall? We could go on, but you get the idea. If you’ve got a problem, we’ll help you fix it—and very possibly save you a bundle in the process.

Add Filter

Tout icon

6 Ways You Can Unclog a Toilet Bowl Without a Plunger

Get things in working order with these mess-proof ideas.

Tout icon

6 Things Plumbers Always Do in Their Own Homes

Plumbers say keeping up on a few basic tasks and best practices is the secret to a well-maintained, fully-functioning home...


Tout icon

12 Signs Your Dishwasher Is Dying

Is your dishwasher on its last legs? Here's what to watch out for.


Tout icon

Why Isn’t My Window AC Unit Blowing Cold Air?

Window AC not blowing cold air? Here are some simple steps to troubleshoot the issue and possibly get it up...


Tout icon

9 Repair Requests Home Buyers Should Not Ask of Sellers

Choose your battles wisely, or you could lose the home of your dreams.

If You Do These 62 Things, You’re the Perfect Homeowner

Don't let home repairs sneak up on you.


Tout icon

13 Easy Quarantine Home Projects You’ll Wish You’d Done Sooner

You don't have to be a DIY expert to pull off these simple projects that can make a huge difference...

19 Home Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

Save time, money, and frustration by avoiding these home care and repair mistakes that you won't realize you've made until...


How to Complete a Renovation Without Getting a Divorce

DIY renovations can put a lot of stress on a marriage or any relationship. Our sister site, Family Handyman, collected...


Tout icon

20 Projects That Will Actually Hurt Your Home’s Resale Value

Do your research before starting your new project.


11 House Sounds You Should Never Ignore

Your home is trying to tell you something with all those rattles, creaks, clanks, and squeaks. Know what to listen...

32 Ways to Save During a Home Renovation

Save money in big ways during your remodel with these tips.


Tout icon

31 Secrets Your Plumber Won’t Tell You

If you've ever had problems with your pipes you'll want to read these plumbing tips. Plumbers give us the scoop...


Tout icon

15 Suggested Car Repairs by Car Mileage

Learn these suggested car repair mileage markers to lengthen your car's life.


Tout icon

10 Car Brands That Cost the Least to Repair

Sticker price isn't the only cost to think about when buying a car.


13 Things a Handyman Won’t Tell You (But Every Homeowner Should Know)

How to find the most trustworthy handyman for the job, the household things you can fix yourself, and your handyman's...

How to Fix 10 Everyday Appliances for Free

Before you schedule a pricey service call or start shopping for a replacement, check out these easy DIY fixes for...


11 Home Improvement Projects You Can Do Yourself Instead of Hiring a Professional

There's nothing quite as satisfying as a job well done—and these DIY projects will boost your handyman status. They are...


13 Signs You’re About to Hire a Bad Contractor

Glowing reviews on a home service website doesn't necessarily mean a contractor is good. These are the real signs you...


11 Hilarious Electrical Fails You Can’t Help But Laugh At

Most of the time, DIY electrical work is no joke…but sometimes it is. These handymen made some pretty big mistakes...


13 Secrets a Handyman Won’t Tell You—but Every Homeowner Needs to Know

The scoop on how to find the most trustworthy handyman for the job, the household things you can fix yourself,...


16 Things All Smart Homeowners Do Once a Year

Think of these small steps as vitamins for a healthy home. Do them just once a year and you’ll save...