DIY House Help

How to Replace a Frameless Shower Door Sweep

The plastic seal on the bottom of a shower door, known as a sweep, will develop tears and cracks from opening and closing the door, and eventually needs replacing. Our shower door seal replacement video instructions...

Buying Guide: Wall-Mounted Garage Vacuums

A wall-mounted vacuum cleaner is another step in having a organized garage. You now have ease of use to keep the interior of your car clean, bench tops void of messes and garage mats free of dirt buildup. And, select...

Hacksaw Blades – Comparison, Cutting Guide, Tips

Get the best cutting performance, and the most versatility, from a hacksaw by using a blade that is best matched to the project and material to be cut. Use a pocket rule or digital caliper to measure material thickness...

Leifheit Bathtub Pegasus V Duo 190 Clothes Drying Rack

Buying Guide: Indoor Clotheslines and Drying Racks

An introduction to the different kinds of indoor clotheslines and drying racks that can be used as an alternative to hanging clothes over the tub, shower door frame, railings, etc., or combine an indoor clothesline or...

Dewalt half inch impact wrench adapters

1/2-inch to 1/4-inch Socket-to-Bit Impact Adapters

A cordless tool kit, that includes a impact driver, offers value – but as a homeowner – the surplus of seldom used power tools may not be necessary, and that’s where power tool accessories create versatility for a...

Dottus 3-Drawer Shoe Cabinet

Review: Dottus 3-Drawer Metal Shoe Cabinet

The Italian designed Dottus (catalog – page 4) metal shoe cabinet provides a slim and sleek shoe storage solution. Have quick access to commonly worn shoes while keeping them inconspicuous, tidy, and protected...

2-Note doorbell wiring diagrams

Doorbell Wiring Diagrams

The following doorbell wiring information focuses on combination doorbells (front and rear chime in a combined unit) and uses Broan-Nutone, more specifically the NuTone doorbell parts as reference. These are just the...

How to guide for reading a tape measure

How to Read and Use a Pocket Tape Measure

A tape measure has a straightforward purpose and understanding – ascertain the length of an object or space. But a tape measure also has several features that makes it an efficient tool for building, woodworking...

How to measure a door hinge length and corner radius

Buying Guide: Incremental Steel Rules

Incremental rules, also known as machinist or precision rules, can make: small, precise, and close-quarter projects easier to measure. A tape measure works great for long measurements, but they aren’t as user...