Your home is likely to be the biggest investment you will ever make. When you buy your home, it is a good idea to have it inspected. A thorough home inspection will not only show you where improvements need to be made, but can also help you to understand your home. You are not only responsible for fixing problems, but maintaining your home so that, hopefully, you can avoid problems.
And while it is great to know what needs to be done to keep your home up, it is even more helpful to know how to do it. Here are some videos to show you how to take care of some of your home’s most basic needs.
How to Install a Ventilation Fan in the Bathroom
In this video you are shown how to do the necessary wiring to install a ventilation fan in your bathroom and put it on a timer.
How to Diagnose and Repair a Leaking Water Heater
A leaking water heater can result in a number of more serious problems if it is not caught and fixed right away. This video will help you to diagnose the problem and decide on the right course of action to take.
How to Repair Squeaky Wood Floors
If your floors talk to you every time you move, this video is for you. You might think that fixing the squeak in your wood floors would be more complex. These guys get it done in a four-minute video.
How to Clear a Clogged Bath Tub Drain
Issues with plumbing top the list of common troubles home owners run into. Having an understanding of how to deal with basic plumbing problems can go a long way toward being able to take care of your home.
How to Repair a Leaking Kitchen Faucet
Repairing a faucet may sound like a pretty straight forward process and it is. But sometimes the simplest projects are the ones most likely to trip you up. Having an example to look at can help catch the things you might have missed.
How to Replace a Toilet Flange
Sometimes you have to replace the whole thing and sometimes you only have to replace the one part. What ever your need for your toilet project, this video can show you how to do it.
How to Maintain a Furnace
Your HVAC is one of the most expensive components in your home. Having a little information about how to maintain it can stave off costly repairs later.
How to Choose the Right Furnace Air Filter
An air filter is an amazingly important thing for being such a seemingly insignificant part. Your air filter prevents dust and debris from getting into your furnace and causing problems. An air filter also cleans up the air before it reaches you. Having the right size is more important than you would think.
How to Weather Strip a Window
Weather stripping helps to stop air leaks that eat away at your energy bills. This video shows you how to add weather-stripping to your windows.
How to Weather Strip an Exterior Door
This video shows you how to weather strip an exterior door to prevent air leaks. It is a small job but it has the potential to save you hundreds of dollars every year.
Whether you are preparing to move into your first home or your forever home, knowing a little about how to maintain it can save you a lot of money on repairs. Having a guide of common home maintenance and repairs will give you a place to start when trying to figure out how to care for your home. This guide offers some of the most basic repairs and maintenance to help out home owners.
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