How-to Information Categories

Learn the steps and what’s involved in completing hundreds of DIY projects listed here in categories. Find out what tools and materials you need and advice about tackling the job so you can do it right the first time or decide not to do it yourself.

  • Whether you're a budding DIYer or a seasoned handy homeowner, here are step-by-step directions with a list of materials and tools you need to complete these projects.
  • To lay a new floor or hang a fresh ceiling - both winning ways to transform a room - follow these instructions that take you through the step-by-step directions and learn what materials and tools you need.
  • Here are instructions to read and consider when you're replacing interior, exterior and specialty doors with advice and useful tips about what tools you need to do the job.
  • Not wild about electrical projects? That's OK. Read these step-by-step directions to learn just how easy or difficult it is and what tools and materials you need.
  • Looking for inside information about doing a project yourself? Learn the step-by-step directions and materials and tools you need for these exterior repairs and replacement projects.
  • Learn the step-by-step directions and materials and tools needed to complete these projects that will keep your house more comfortable any time of the year.
  • These step-by-step directions will lead you through the process of making common repairs and quick fixes that will keep your house working.
  • Learn how to make additions, upgrades and decorate your home with these instructions and how to plan the job.
  • Follow these step- by-step instructions to make your yard and property the best it can be. Learn ways to plan the project and what materials and tools you need.
  • Enhance your property with yard ornaments and features with these projects and learn how to plan the job, the steps involved and what materials and tools you need.
  • Before you begin any of these painting and finishing projects read the steps involved so you can plan the job with all the materials and tools you need.
  • These step-by-step directions will help you understand the the mystery of the plumbing system in your house and advise you about the materials and tools you need to do a job.
  • Before you install any wallcovering read these step-by-step instructions to help you understand the process and what tools and materials you need.
  • Considering a window replacement or stair repair? Read these step-by-step directions about how to plan and complete the job and what tools and materials you need.