Category: Basics

Learn basic concepts of DIY home maintenance

Smart Pool Water Chemistry Monitoring

I’ve owned a pool all my life and I know the hassle of keeping it balanced and looking good. It’s very important to continuously keep an eye on pool water chemistry or you could...

Do I Need a Building Permit?

Renovating your home can be an exciting undertaking, but it is important before you begin to slow down and make sure you check all the boxes ahead of time. Building permits primarily exist to...

Torsion Spring Extortion

Garage door springs don’t last forever and it’s usually a DIY job to replace them. But do you have torsion springs or extension springs on your doors? Extension springs are perfect for DIYers because...

New Year’s Maintenance Chores

How do you start your new year? If you’re a homeowner, there are several things you need to do annually to keep a happy home. In this video, I show five maintenance chores inside...

How to Winterize a Pool the EASY Way

How to Winterize a Pool the EASY Way

There is no reason to pay a professional to winterize your pool! You also don’t need an expensive cover or chemicals. I’ll show you how to winterize a pool the easy way for a...

How to Replace a Garage Door Torsion Spring

My buddy, Ed, had a garage door spring break after 20 years and he was initially intimidated by people telling him how dangerous they are to replace, and that he should call a professional. But...

Moen Kitchen Faucet Repair for FREE

Repair, don’t replace! This video explains how to repair a leaking Moen kitchen faucet for FREE! For Moen warranty information and parts, check their web site: http://www.moen.com/customer-support/warranty

Broken Ice Maker Valve

How to Replace a Broken Ice Maker Valve

How to Replace a Broken Ice Maker Valve What do you do when the handle breaks on the little saddle valve that shuts off the water to your ice maker? My buddy, Ray, couldn’t...