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S20 E14, Mauro Henrique teaches Kevin O’Connor about repairing plaster
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How to Repair Cracks in Plaster Walls

Painting expert Mauro Henrique shows Kevin O’Connor how to handle cracks in plaster and drywall.

Propane vs. Oil Heat: Which Is Best For Home Heating?

Natural gas is often the top choice for home heating in urban areas, but the answer frequently comes down to money if you can choose between fuel types. Read on to learn the benefits and cost breakdown for heating with both propane and oil.

How to Bleed a Radiator

If you have hot-water heat, have you ever found that one or more of your radiators isn’t warming up? Or that only the bottom of a radiator gets hot? Before you spend the money on a plumber, try an easy fix.

How to Clean Your Chimney

A clean, well-maintained chimney will save you money and prevent trouble—and, yes, there are parts of the job you can do yourself.

Basic Types of Home Air Conditioning Systems

There are several types of air conditioning units to choose from, depending on the specific needs of your home. Learn the basics of the most common AC systems and how to maintain them.

Laminate Flooring Guide: Underlayment & Installation

Today, laminate floors are durable, comfortable, and can even look like real wood. Plus, they are economical and easy to install. Read on to learn more about the basics of laminate flooring.

How to Install a Bidet in Your Bathroom

Installing a bidet takes just a little bit of work and adds something extra to a master bath. Read on for tips on how to install one in your bathroom.

How To Drill Through Ceramic Tile With Ease

With the right tile drill bit, you’ll be able to drill into ceramic without cracking it. Read our guide to learn how.

How To Cut Drywall

Read this DIY guide to learn how to cut drywall.

What to Know About Cutting Stair Stringers

Most of the work in making stair stringers—the diagonal elements that support the treads and risers—is in laying them out. Read on to learn more about the steps to take when cutting stair stringers.