A cracked, loose, or (ouch!) shocking electrical receptacle is a candidate for replacement. But before you head out shopping for a new one, know what to ask for and how to connect everything safely. | Illustration: Harry Campbell | thisoldhouse.com

Inside an Electrical Outlet

A cracked, loose, or (ouch!) shocking electrical receptacle is a candidate for replacement. But before you head out shopping for a new one, know what to ask for and how to connect everything safely. | Illustration: Harry Campbell | thisoldhouse.com

How To Replace Window Screens:  I've done this myself, it's pretty easy:)  I use the old spline most of the time.

How To Replace Window Screens: I've done this myself, it's pretty easy:) I use the old spline most of the time.

Genius!! You could also do this with bras or other stuff you dont want to tumble around - Click image to find more DIY Crafts Pinterest pins - Decor Ideas

Genius!! You could also do this with bras or other stuff you dont want to tumble around - Click image to find more DIY Crafts Pinterest pins - Decor Ideas

Clogged toilet? First reseat the flapper so it doesn't overflow. Next add warm water to the toilet bowl. This helps dissolve fats in the clog. If it is still slow add some dish washing liquid.

Learn The Secret Plumbers Trick to Unclog A Toilet

Clogged toilet? First reseat the flapper so it doesn't overflow. Next add warm water to the toilet bowl. This helps dissolve fats in the clog. If it is still slow add some dish washing liquid.

How to Repair a Squeaky Floor - Fill with caulk,  Smooth the bead,  Push the bead of polyurethane construction adhesive deeper into the flooring gap with a plastic spoon instead of your finger. This adhesive is extremely sticky. Wear gloves when handling it and expect that any tools you use to work the adhesive will have to be cleaned with paint thinner, or in the case of the spoon, just throw away.

How to Repair a Squeaky Floor

How to Repair a Squeaky Floor - Fill with caulk, Smooth the bead, Push the bead of polyurethane construction adhesive deeper into the flooring gap with a plastic spoon instead of your finger. This adhesive is extremely sticky. Wear gloves when handling it and expect that any tools you use to work the adhesive will have to be cleaned with paint thinner, or in the case of the spoon, just throw away.

Home Owner's Manual:  Annual Home Maintenance Calendar. Wow there is some really great information here that I did not know.

How To Set Up an Annual Home Maintenance Calendar

Home Owner's Manual: Annual Home Maintenance Calendar. Wow there is some really great information here that I did not know.

DIY Money Saving Home Repairs • Lots of Tutorials! From how to unclog a sink to how to patch a carpet and everything in between!

DIY Money Saving Home Repairs

DIY Money Saving Home Repairs • Lots of Tutorials! From how to unclog a sink to how to patch a carpet and everything in between!

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