Fix It Yourself and Save|Six projects you can do around the house for a fraction of the cost of a pro. Remember fixing screens as a kid with my dad! Totally forgot about that... need to do this to the screen door!
I can do it ... just as well as you can! Don't laugh...nobody wants to deal with a leaking toilet, but no need to call the plumber! Prettyhandygirl.com is a great website that has outstanding step by step photo directions on how to do simple home repairs YOURSELF :) Why waste 200 bucks on a service call when you can fix it yourself and buy shoes instead!!! :)
Home Owner's Manual: Annual Home Maintenance Calendar - Really good information to know! So many of these things can get overlooked, but if you stay on top of them, they probably make a world of difference in your home's health and efficiency.
DIY: Money Saving Repair Tips - easy fixes for a lot of common homeowners' problems - plumbing, heating, cooling, appliances, etc. This is the best site for the DIY homeowner, with lots of video tutorials.
Sometimes the key to making a fix is just knowing the right product to use. A team of professional carpenters, plumbers, painters, electricians and fix-it gurus tell us what their favorite products are, and what they never leave home without.
How to Paint Walls: Prepare Interior Walls for Painting
How to Paint Walls: Prepare Interior Walls for Painting - Article | The Family Handyman. (Quick fixes for the 8 most common drywall flaws, including nail pops, cracks at corners, bubbled or loose tape and holes. Fix them right before you paint for a longer lasting paint job.)