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Hot Tub Installation 101

Backyard hot tubs help soak away stress and provides relief for muscle aches and joint pain. Before you set up your little oasis, here are a few things to note.

How to Drill Through Glass

Learn how to safely drill a hole in glass without chipping, cracking, or shattering it to pieces.

Easy Fixes for Drafty Windows and Doors

Read these 8 things you can do yourself to keep warm inside your home.

How to Rekey a Lock

To improve your home’s security, you’ll want to change your locks or rekey them. Learn the best time to do either, and how to rekey a lock.

11 Types of Hinges You Should Know

Read this DIY guide to hinges, their design, style, and purpose.

Buying Guide for Secondhand Tools

Buying secondhand tools can save you money if you know what you’re looking for. Here are some tips on buying used tools that make it worth the hunt.

How To Build a DIY Breakfast Bar

Read our guide to learn how to add more counter space to your kitchen with a breakfast bar.

How to Test for Black Mold

Do you keep getting a whiff of something musty in your bathroom or basement? Afraid it might be mold? Learn about three of the most popular kits to test for mold at home.

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How to Build a Storm Shelter

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to pour a massive concrete storm shelter. Read on to also learn more about design considerations and guidelines to keep you safe from the storm.

How to Paint a Faux-Marble Countertop

Wondering if you can create a marble effect on your laminate surface? Read these steps to discover what you need to make marble countertop paint for much less.