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
This handsome and durable DIY kitchen island prep station is simple to build out of standard lumber or easy to find through kitchen retailers. Put in some work this weekend with projects from our Pinterest board DIY Inspiration. | Illustration: Gregory Nemec | thisoldhouse.com
If you petrify a brush with dried paint, just soak it in Murphy's Oil for 24 to 48 hours and it dissolves all the paint and makes it like new. I trash brushes on a regular basis, this should come in handy!