Building a toy box; preventing fires from holiday decorations.
The differences between water filters; tree removal; different ways to locate studs in a wall; installing a smart garage door opener.
Replacing a small radiator; the importance of sunscreen on the jobsite; repointing brick.
Reseeding a dead section of lawn and blending it in with the rest of the yard; the basics of changing a toilet; an off-grid home tests commercial HVAC equipment.
Installing a backsplash; wireless leak detector; installing a water feature that collects and reuses rainwater.
A young fan learns how to build a tool box; installing smart smoke and carbon monoxide detectors; diagnosing a leaking safety valve and installing an expansion tank to fix it.
Installing a new type of water softener; a home organization app; building a shadow box using wood from an old door.
Planting an organic garden; creating a keepsake box from island materials; storing solar energy.
Planting a rain garden; adding overhead lighting to a bedroom; installing cabinet hardware.
Creating a planter box with red cedar; 3-D scanner for home interiors; surge protection.
Using cameras to find a problem in a drain pipe; installing an electric convection heater in a bathroom; masking primer.
Installing a portable generator to power an entire house; repairing a poorly installed piece of wood floor nosing; dishwasher cycles.
Whole house filter for water; creating a backyard patio and granite fire pit; soft and hard wood.
Home message center; adding cable-powered fixtures; carbon monoxide detectors.
Installing a storm door; replacing a hybrid water heater; voice recognition technology.
Reviving a backyard; replacing an inactive door handle with a passage set; the evolution of plumbing.
Lawn care; installing a motorized chandelier lift system; jigsaw.
Using heart pine scraps to make a cutting board; transforming a room with LEDs; the best ways to prevent mice.
Solving a hot water problem; adding molding to a dining room; a former NASA astronaut discusses tools.
A tour of Nick Offerman's woodworking shop in Los Angeles; monitoring energy; dish soap blunder.
Rooftop and small space gardening; bringing power to the outside storage space; eradicating water stains on the ceiling.
Diagnosing a malfunctioning hot water radiator; handsaws; installing LED garage lights.
Replacing a walkway with bluestone; making mead; making wire connections.
Transforming a one-car garage into a workshop; wireless light switch.
Kevin helps build a lift for a teen who uses a wheelchair; microgreens.
Choosing an efficient washer and dryer; three-way switch; table saw safety.
Using a robotic wall to furnish a microapartment; building a bench.
Room-by-room HVAC; using plaster to patch drywall.
Replacing a tank water heater; starting a backyard apple orchard; circular saws.
Replacing a cracked deck board on a front porch; an outlet installation uses crown molding to conceal wires.
Building a bookshelf using stair treads and minimal tools; turning wild foundation plantings into a front garden.
Preventing fires in homes; replacing a rusty sink strainer.
Repairing an old window; robotic mower; lead in drinking water.
Building a home gym for a wounded U.S. Navy SEAL; repairing a faulty doorbell.
Transforming a bookshelf into a secret passage; installing an outdoor house hydrant to repair a leaky spigot; tools for electrical work.
Actor Nick Offerman visits the barn; steel pipe shelf; constructing a pond-less waterfall.
Adding festive lighting to a deck; fireplace options; tools for first-time gardeners.
Repairing an antique door; growing edible herbs indoors; disappearing toilet water.
Installing a washer and dryer; adding a chandelier to a dining room; using a power driver.
Growing potatoes in Idaho; Jim Cantore talks about weather stations; installing track lighting.
Converting a front yard into a wildlife oasis; restoring a wood floor; unclogging a sink.
Installing a light fixture; installing a bathtub overflow drain; insulation R-value.
Overhauling an old chimney; installing an exhaust fan in the kitchen; roof shingles.
A maple syrup taste test; making maple syrup; creating a backyard chicken coop; the value of USB outlets.
Adding a coat rack, shelving and a new door to a closet; leaky toilet; replacing a sconce at a home that was formerly a church.
Replacing a front door deadbolt with a lock that uses Bluetooth; installing a weather-resistant television on a patio.
Installing a new attic staircase; updating a kitchen; blowtorches.
Replacing a pedestal sink; fixing an outdoor switch and a wobbly post light; turning plants into a work of art.
Turning old oak into a coffee table; driveway lawn; avoiding frozen pipes.
An electrical solution to ice dams; meteorologist Jim Cantore; snowblower maintenance; tuning up the furnace.
Babyproofing a home; fixing a sink.
Ales and lagers; do-it-yourself project to conserve water; avoiding holiday disposal problems.
A garden for monarch butterflies; brightening up a closet; must-have tools for woodworkers.
Replacing a trendy sink; outdoor lighting.
Household trash; using organic garbage to create soil; why a steam boiler loses water.
Why Germany is a leader in energy efficiency; installing a residential wind turbine in Texas.
Patching a driveway pothole; building a nightstand; giving an old railroad lantern new life.
Using a chainsaw; improving the electrical connection to a garage; silencing squeaky floors in a baby's room.
Installing a whole house fan; working with students to liven up a school garden; water heater regulations.
Installing a thermostat that interfaces with a smartphone to save energy; installing a photovoltaic solar array on a barn.
Installing an electric vehicle charger; installing a new kitchen sink.
Planting an indoor tropical garden with plants from Jamaica; changing the temperature on water heaters; building an American flag out of wood.
Kitchen island dimensions; quieting a noisy baseboard heating system; adding light to a kitchen.
Replacing a mailbox damaged by a snowplow; window anatomy; reusing an old door in a new opening.
Installing landscape lighting; replacing a water main shutoff.
Lightning protection system; installing a reverse osmosis filter for drinking water.
Replacing an undersized ceiling fan; bonsai nursery.
Building a basic entry shelf from poplar and plywood; wiring a basement room for outlets and lighting.
Repairing broken sash cords; planting bulbs.
Transforming an old backsplash; installing a new kitchen faucet.
Installing a whole house ductless heating and cooling system; hearing protection; repairing a plaster ceiling.
Removing overgrown shrubs and replacing them with edible landscape; snaking drains; replacing damaged pieces of vinyl siding.
Installing interior window trim; wiring an above ground pool.
Building a watertight fire pit cover; upgrading and venting a bathroom sink.
Replacing a broken window; rotating a toilet.
Connecting a basement lighting system to one switch; air conditioning maintenance; rejuvenating a crabapple tree.
Hydroponic garden; installing a hot and cold water outdoor faucet.
Honey harvesting; adding outlets.
Setting up a beehive; adding lighting to a dark kitchen without running new wiring.
Installing a natural gas line for a new grill; hanging a heavy mirror on a masonry chimney.
Repairing structural problems; wiring for a new ceiling fixture and switch in the living room.
Practical solutions for drought include replacing a water-guzzling lawn with a desert appropriate alternative; replacing an old-fashioned toilet.
Beneficial insects; resizing a front door; repairing an outdoor garden faucet.
Citrus greening; replacing an old vinyl peel-and-stick floor with ceramic tile.
Solutions for rust staining; installing a pass-through in a load-bearing wall; replacing a fence gate.
Installing new cabinets; countertop options; the home and restaurant kitchens of chef Michael Symon.
Replacing fluorescent under-cabinet lights with LED fixtures; working with concrete; benefits of temperature setbacks on thermostats.
Modifying a bathroom and stairs to make them wheelchair accessible; rebuilding a dangerous staircase.
Building a simple table from solid fir, then staining and finishing it; removing tree stumps; solar energy.
Celebrating 300 episodes of "Ask This Old House" with a review of favorite moments and behind-the-scenes secrets.
Replacing a shower valve; patching a hole in baseboard; maintaining a lawn mower.
Planting a low-cost, low-maintenance privacy screen; speed square; sealing ductwork from the inside.
Starting plants from seed; replacing an outdoor hose spigot; moveable kitchen island.
Quieting a squealing shower; installing a security system and video camera.
Building a high tunnel greenhouse; pliers and wrenches; converting three recessed lights into three pendants in a kitchen.
Installing a clawfoot tub with shower; installing a fire escape ladder in a bedroom; pruning trees.
Fitting a box spring mattress up a narrow staircase; repairing a light switch; options for filtering drinking water.
Repairing a rotted porch post; high indoor humidity.
Growing vegetables in an arid climate; adding mechanical dampers to a forced-air heating system; bisecting angles.
Installing a whole-house humidifier; installing hardwired smoke and carbon monoxide detectors; removing stripped screws.
Installing crown molding; replacing a rotted fence post; difference between cement, concrete and mortar.
Installing an irrigation system designed for a desert climate; new style of heat-pump water heater; reusing an old garden hose reel.
Uses for a router; replacing an air conditioning unit.
Installing a safe room for tornado protection; testing different hurricane window protection; installing a whole-house standby generator.
Planting a maple tree; work begins on an underground master bathroom.
Replacing a leaky skylight; repairing a noisy toilet.
Installing a shade sail over a deck; proper way to use a wheelbarrow; installing a hybrid water heater.
Installing a pre-hung front door; using big containers for screening and shading in the backyard.
Replacing a kitchen faucet with a hands-free model; rechargeable batteries; installing a channel drain in a driveway.
Garden bed for chili pepper plants in New Mexico; repairing a leaky toilet with a worn-out flange.
Replacing an old, rusted bulkhead door; getting hot water without waiting.
Servicing subway trains; painting kitchen cabinets; estimating landscape material by the cubic yard; installing a smart thermostat to reduce energy use.
Making and installing custom concrete countertops; making watertight connections without soldering; cordless landscape tools.
Installing surge protection; cutting and shaping rocks for hardscaping projects.
Using ladders safely; replacing a three-handle shower valve with a single-handle anti-scald valve.
Melted vinyl siding; whole-house energy audit.
Installing a ductless heat pump to heat and cool a bonus room; driving eye screws; LED lighting; selecting houseplants.
Harvesting corn; insulating ductwork; pruning; maintaining clothes washers and dryers.
Caring for orchids as houseplants; installing a kitchen wall cabinet.
Building a storage bench for the entryway; soldering copper pipes; maintaining an overgrown perennial garden.
Maintaining kitchen appliances; installing a rain gutter, downspout and rain barrel.
Hanging a flat panel television on a wall; electrical outlets; controlling insects without using pesticides.
Installing a toilet; driving eye screws; patching a lawn with grass seed.
Restoring terrazzo floors; repairing a cracked floor joist.
Temporarily transplanting a mature rose bush; replacing old outdoor lighting with new fixtures.
Adding a ceiling fan to a cathedral ceiling; installing a water softener.
The proper way to use hand planes; repairing a cracked stone walkway.
Mulching garden beds; installing a natural gas line for a barbecue grill.
Installing interior window trim; installing a device that will heat a swimming pool.
Installing a vinyl privacy fence; replacing a clogged shower valve.
Installing a new kitchen sink and faucet; installing insulated sidelights on a front door.
Touring a scale model of New York in Queens, N.Y.; adding task lighting to a dark kitchen in Brooklyn, N.Y.; guest Jimmy Fallon plays "What Is It"; a park built atop an old train line; adding a cable railing system to a deck.
Planting several varieties of palm trees in a front yard; light bulbs; replacing an old heating system and hot water heater with a more efficient single appliance.
Laying sod in the backyard; finding measurements without doing math; wireless thermostat controls the heating system.
Building a custom fireplace mantle; garden edging; repairing a leaking kitchen faucet.
Installing a bluestone patio; hanging bikes in a small garage.
Transforming stock shelving into a custom built-in; installing a washing machine valve.
Refinishing several worn out items with spray paint; installing a pre-finished wood floor; "hands-free" household devices.
Installing a manual transfer switch for a portable generator; fixing a sewer line clogged with tree roots.
Restoring the windows in a home built by George Washington; installing a water filter at a kitchen sink.
Installing solar photovoltaic panels; framing walls for a basement-remodeling project.
Tiling a bathroom floor; weatherstripping a front door.
Planting a garden with native species that are drought-tolerant; replacing a door with a window.
Installing new vinyl trim around a window; installing a new dishwasher.
A recirculation pump provides hot water to a bathroom; fixing a handle on a casement window; lining a fireplace chimney.
Upgrading a patio; hanging a heavy mirror on the wall.
Installing an irrigation system that reuses water from a washing machine; toilets designed for hand washing; maintaining small gasoline engines.
Staining a cedar fence; installing window boxes.
Upgrading an electrical service from 100 to 200 amps; a garden designed to attract butterflies.
Installing a solid oak front door; driving rebar into the ground.
Preventing ice dams; applying closed-cell spray foam insulation in an attic; connecting gutter downspouts; planting two trees on a city street.
Installing a battery back-up sump pump; fixing a rusty metal railing on front steps; storing a wheelbarrow.
Installing a front porch light; efficiently splitting firewood; a cold water faucet runs hot water.
Completing a backyard pizza oven; applying Teflon tape, pipe dope, and wicking to threaded-pipe connections.
Building a porch railing; stone used to build walls.
Fixing a kitchen sink drain; quieting squeaky hardwood floors.
Repairing a crack in an asphalt walkway; getting rid of mold in an attic.
Removing several overgrown shrubs and planting new perennials; quieting a noisy baseboard heater.
The proper way to insulate a wall using fiberglass batts; repointing a fieldstone foundation.
Pruning an overgrown evergreen hedge; installing a tile backsplash in the kitchen.
Replacing a corroded fitting on a water heater; installing a vented range hood.
Repairing a faulty shower valve; rebuilding a wobbly stair banister.
A homeowner plants two trees; connecting plumbing to a washing machine.
Cleaning up the yard; HVAC thermostat technology; installing carpet tiles over a concrete basement floor.
Removing a vinyl kitchen floor; vintage house parts; eliminating a gurgling sound from plumbing.
Tool storage cabinet; protecting a house from flood damage.
Splitting firewood; paintbrushes; connecting a basement bar sink to a sewer drain.
Installing antique and reproduction door hardware; geothermal home heating and cooling system.
Installing a new solar water heating system; safety devices for residential electrical systems; replacing support posts underneath a deck.
Installing an outdoor electrical outlet; planting flower bulbs; Graceland; replacing worn-out kitchen cabinet hardware.
Planting a narrow garden bed; home improvement workshops in Memphis, Tenn.; adding a wood-burning insert into an old fireplace.
Painting an interior wall; water heater with a valve that prevents floods due to water leaks.
Dealing with rainwater from gutters and downspouts; pliers; insulating an attic floor.
Completing a backyard deck; hidden deck-fastening systems.
Mowing a lawn; building a backyard deck.
Installing a second bathroom sink; repairing a large crack in a concrete block foundation.
Sharpening chains; fixing a leaky rain gutter; installing a fiberglass bathtub and shower enclosure.
Installing a forced-air furnace and air conditioning system; repairing damage to oak flooring.
Repairing loose carpeting on a staircase; shovels and other tools for digging; recessed lights.
Installing hot water radiant tubing underneath the floor; applying joint compound to drywall corners; wheelbarrow.
Repairing an uneven stone patio; repainting a rusty metal bulkhead door.
Energy-efficient storm door; cutting and soldering copper plumbing pipes and fittings; reducing an overgrown privet hedge.
Building a circular patio and fire pit; repairing a set of brick stairs.
Groundcover; product makes it easier to mark and cut openings for electrical outlets; installing hydronic baseboard heaters.
A raised garden bed accessible by a wheelchair; repairing a leak in the roof.
Repairing a rotted window sill; gardening tools for people with limited mobility; installing an outdoor faucet.
Creating storage space in an attic; creating a faucet wrench from a PVC pipe; repairing a doorbell.
Installing balusters on a staircase; installing a stone footpath.
Connecting the water supply and drain lines for a kitchen island sink; rescuing trees that were planted improperly.
Replacing a leaky outdoor faucet; sharpening a lawn mower blade; custom shelving for a walk-in closet.
Repairing a wobbly newel post at the bottom of a staircase; cutting rigid pipes and flexible tubing; reproduce plants from cuttings and grafting.
Birdfeeders and birdseed; interior moldings; installing a dual-flush valve in a toilet.
Using and maintaining string trimmers; woodworking clamps; removing lead paint.
Reviving a damaged lawn; fixing a clogged kitchen sink drain.
Replacing an old electric water heater; propane-fueled mosquito traps; installing exterior trim against an uneven stone chimney.
Remodeling a kitchen with new appliances, countertops, backsplash and sink; improving drainage in a flowerpot.
Replacing broken sash locks on vinyl windows; staining furniture and applying protective finishes; protecting plants for the winter.
Installing crown molding; replacing a rotting cedar fence post.
Cooling a garage with ductless air conditioning; eliminating a leak in a living room ceiling.
Rainwater collection system; connecting two rooms by removing an interior load-bearing wall.
Updating a bathroom with a new vanity cabinet, countertop and sink; wall insulation.
Installing a new mantel and marble hearth; improving the appearance of old baseboard radiators.
Repairing a water softener; repairing deer damage to an evergreen tree; reducing airborne dust while sanding.
Adding wooden lattice and climbing vines to a retaining wall; flashing a newly installed window; quieting a PVC plumbing vent.
Building and installing new laminate kitchen countertops; creating a clean border between a garden bed and a lawn.
Installing stone veneer over a concrete retaining wall; retrofitting dampers in forced-air HVAC ducts.
Organic lawn care program; compost tea; re-routing a bathroom fan to prevent mildew in the attic.
Building a basic picnic table with common framing lumber; installing a new utility sink in a basement laundry area.
Sealing out drafts with weather-stripping on the front door; monitoring and saving electricity; heat-loss analysis.
Container gardening; wood flooring, ceramic tile, vinyl and linoleum; installing a rooftop antenna.
Installing a sliding glass door.
Aluminum gutters and downspouts; energy-efficient clothes washer and dryer.
Transforming a small backyard into a pleasant outdoor living space; installing fiber cement siding.
Installing a home intercom system; wood-burning fireplace cleaner; gas-burning insert.
Building a campfire pit in the backyard; installing a combination range hood and microwave oven over the stove.
Repairing a leaking PVC drain trap underneath the kitchen sink; installing a new bamboo floating floor in the basement; cleaning roof gutters.
Installing a new ventilation fan in the bathroom; caring for a lawn without using chemicals or pesticides.
Installing a new garage door; winterizing the plumbing to prevent frozen pipes when the house is unoccupied.
Preparing concrete basement walls for finished wallboard; tying basic knots; caring for storm-damaged trees.
Zoning controller for a forced-air heating and cooling system; regrouting a tile floor in a master bathroom.
A dual-flush water-saving toilet; installing an in-ground sprinkler system.
Building a raised bed for growing vegetables; miniature indoor golf course; model rocket launcher.
Installing a water hammer shock suppressor; installing a pre-hung fiberglass exterior door.
Pruning a neglected crabapple tree; installing a new anti-scald shower-mixing valve.
Cleaning and staining a mahogany backyard deck; replacing a flood-control system; removing a wood plug from a hole saw.
Converting a claw-foot bathtub to a shower; using fillers for wood and PVC trim; installing a solar-powered fountain.
Painting kitchen cabinets; installing useful accessories to existing cabinets.
Repairing a sagging backyard gate; replacing a drafty basement window; expanding foam for insulating against drafts.
Replacing an old tank-type water heater with a tankless unit fueled by propane; leveling a sagging concrete walkway; removing dents from wood.
Homeowners break apart and remove a large boulder from their yard; securing loose pipes inside a shower stall; secure grip on a hammer.
Repairing a dangerous deck; a hydrangea bush that won't flower.
Installing a whole-house water filter; repairing a hole in a rubber roof; cutting PVC pipe without a saw.
A retaining wall made of pressure-treated timber; fixing a kitchen faucet's loud shuddering.
Shower enclosure for tile; privacy screen using bushes and a decorative flower garden.
Installing a weather-responsive control on a boiler; reducing energy costs with landscaping; whole house fan.
Damaged laminate countertops; rebuilding a brick walkway; filters for forced-air heating and cooling systems.
Electric water-pressure booster; transplanting a giant rhododendron.
Damaged lawn; making a curved stair molding with red oak.
New pendant lighting brightens a kitchen; succulent plants.
Mature tree; quieting a noisy heating system.
Replacing a rotting support post to save a collapsing garage roof; installing a dry well.
Replacing all the parts inside a toilet tank; above ground sprinklers; building a bookcase using plywood and portable power tools.
Installing a pressure reducing valve; which types of grass are appropriate for certain climates and conditions; crown molding.
The life and work of tile expert Joe Ferrante; replacing a broken bathroom tile; cutting ceramic and stone tile.
Improving a lawn with a slice seeder; driving a nail into a tight spot; preparing a home for sale; fixing a water leak.
Replacing rotted wooden stairs with granite steps; replacing leaky polybutylene pipes throughout a house.
Installing a pellet stove; lawn mowers that do not require gasoline; installing an old mortised lockset on a new door.
Special projects for parents and children; building a soccer goal using PVC plumbing pipes; making stilts out of wood; building a sandbox.
Increasing insulation in the attic; adding low-voltage landscape lighting; replacing an old kitchen faucet.
Installing a new water softening system; installing fiber-cement shingles on a backyard shed.
Testing soil; types of water supply pipes.
Replacing a skylight that leaks water; repairing a faulty three-way light switch.
Unpleasant smelling dishwasher; transplanting a rose bush; changing a circular saw blade.
Controlling the temperatures of radiators; putting a new refrigerator into an opening that is a bit too small; taming tangled bungee cords.
Installing a new vinyl fence; installing a protective epoxy coating to the garage floor.
Determining the grade of a landscape; ways to see what is inside a wall; repairing a bathtub that does not hold water.
Replacing cracked flagstone with bluestone on front steps; replacing an electric stove with a new gas range stove.
Storm-water runoff from the roof; refinishing hardwood floors with a sander and water-based finish.
Choosing a Christmas tree and keeping it healthy throughout the holiday season; caulking a leaky window.
A couple transform a muddy backyard into a play area for their children; portable space heaters; bathroom fan drips water into the room below.
Useful ways to save energy at home; replacement windows; reducing energy needed for heating water; improving a heating and air conditioning system.
Removing an old tree; installing wood trim around a plain doorway.
Jammed kitchen garbage disposer; removing exterior paint from cedar siding; cutting holes and notches in joists.
Preventing plumbing floods; shrub removal and foundation plantings; a rotted windowsill.
Replacing a broken cast-iron closet flange for a toilet; cracked plaster wall; digging holes.
Squares for general carpentry; building a new patio with concrete paving-bricks.
Replacing a bathtub drain trap; repairing a cracked drywall ceiling.
Building a simple workbench; tuning a gas-powered lawnmower; installing a bypass-duct fixes a forced-air heating system.
Young homeowners learn how to mow and edge the front lawn; repairing and maintaining electric water heaters; repairing a broken stair tread.
Replacing a mailbox damaged by a snowplow; repointing failing mortar on a brick foundation.
Bathroom radiator doubles as a towel warmer; using hand planes to shape wood; removing crabgrass from the lawn.
Replacing a corroded shut-off valve; planting rose bushes for climbing a two-rail fence.
Removing warped boards on an old deck and installing new composite decking; quieting a noisy steam heating system.
Removing an ailing shrub; improving attic ventilation with a solar-powered roof fan.
Refinishing cast iron radiators; installing a standby generator in an area with frequent power outages.
Patching a hole in a vinyl kitchen floor; repairing a leaky in-ground sprinkler system.
Installing wall-to-wall carpeting; table-saw safety; an emergency brake prevents injury.
Removing an overgrown juniper; the correct way to coil extension cords; replacing a pop-up drain assembly in a pedestal sink.
Clearing clogged drains; installing new kitchen cabinets.
Pruning an overgrown willow tree; fixing a hot water heating system that doesn't supply enough heat to a newly-built addition.
Mulching and edging garden beds; replacing broken sash balancers in double-hung windows.
Repairing an old shower mixing valve; cordless power tools; properly recycling batteries.
Replacing damaged cedar clapboards on the house's exterior; safely felling trees with a chainsaw.
Installing a kitchen backsplash using glass tile; replacing a damaged section of lawn using sod.
Childproofing a home; installing a backup sump pump powered by municipal water pressure.
How to maintain stone countertops and prevent stains; installing a chain-link fence.
An energy audit detects where weatherstripping and insulation can be improved; removing an old toilet seat with corroded bolts.
Rebuilding a small exterior deck with stairs and handrails using pressure-treated lumber and composite deck boards.
Planting flower bulbs; making straight rip-cuts with a circular saw; installing shock suppressors to eliminate noise from pipes.
New cabinets are installed in a garage; vacuum-assisted post hole digger; installing a ceiling fan; installing fan-rated electrical boxes.
A new shower base is installed; installing a rain barrel to catch rainwater from the roof.
A clogged aerator on a bathroom faucet is replaced; caring for houseplants; fixing a squeaky subfloor underneath carpeting.
Repairing an interior door that won't latch shut; homeowners select bamboo plants to create a privacy screen.
Installing a mini-split air-conditioning system; preparing the lawn for spring with a dethatching machine.
Cutting different types of tile; installing a sump pump; emergency backup systems for sump pumps.
New dishwasher; sharpening wood chisels using different types of sharpening stones; lawn spreaders.
Adding a heavier "solid-core" door; how doors are constructed; repairing a leaky kitchen faucet.
Repairing stripped threads on a radiator; solving a grading problem; stabilizing a wobbly newel post.
An instantaneous water heater saves on fuel costs; planting deciduous and evergreen trees helps reduce heating costs.
Installing a granite marker with an address number; repairing a hot-water radiator.
Custom cover for a radiator; installing a steam humidifier on a forced-air heating system; portable units that do not require installation.
How to transplant a spruce tree planted too close to a house; extending a staircase handrail.
Repairing a residential well pump and supply tank; repairing a small hole in vinyl siding.
How to safely use hammers; repairing a pressure-assisted toilet; patching a hole using veneer plaster and blueboard.
Installing a low-cost in-ground sprinkler system; pouring new concrete footings for a backyard deck.
Radon gas found in a finished basement; radon test kits; pruning an apple tree.
Installing a vinyl floor; preventing plumbing pipes from freezing in the winter; thawing frozen pipes.
Proper tools and techniques for window-washing; flushing sediment out of an electric water-heater.
Snowblowers; replacing an old, drafty door with one that is a pre-hung and energy-efficient unit.
Taming an overgrown privet hedge; installing a laundry sink in the basement of a town house.
Saving a tube of caulk; replacing a worn-out roof on an old garage.
Proper use of a circular saw; installing an outdoor faucet; preventing a tree from splitting in half.
Removing moss and lichen from a shade-covered roof; repairing a leaky valve by replacing the washer and valve seat.
Building a raised garden bed using composite landscape timbers made from recycled plastic and sawdust; clearing a slow-draining bathtub.
Ailing rose bush; solutions for steadying a wobbly toilet; preventing water from leaking in the foundation.
Repairing a flat wheelbarrow-tire and an aluminum rain gutter; drilling a hole in ceramic tile.
Installing an under-sink filter; types of residential water filter; a drought-resistant tree.
Fixing squeaky stairs; replacing a broken baluster; installing an automatic shut-off valve for a washing machine.
Repairing a loose flagstone in a mortared walkway; installing a seamless patch to a hardwood floor.
Using masonry fasteners to install window boxes; copper pipe connections; perimeter drain.
Tricks for using a tape measure; fluorescent light fixtures; replacing the aluminum cover of a baseboard heater.
Installing an electronic air cleaner on a forced-air furnace; tools for removing ice from concrete walkways.
Clearing a clogged vent stack; building an ice skating rink.
Riding lawnmower; replacing a rotted wooden threshold; garbage disposers.
Residential electrical service panel; installing a 220-volt receptacle; hand tools for the gardener.
Leveling an uneven concrete floor before installing hardwood; repairing a leaky water shut-off valve.
Recycling yard waste through composting; removing an old cast-iron house trap on a sewer line.
Clogged bathtub drains; replacing double-hung window weights; planting a low-maintenance garden.
Rotting deck balusters; ice maker and water dispenser for a refrigerator.
Sinking brick patio; stripping wallpaper.
Storm windows; preparing shrubs for winter; carbon monoxide detectors.
Broken window pane; safety glass; pruning a tree.
Re-seeding a damaged lawn; installing a kitchen sink.
Cracked stucco; lawn mowers; pump installation.
Ladder safety; rebuilding a retaining wall.
Mysterious sound from plumbing system; crown molding; bathroom tiles.
Leaky valves; replacing a cellar door; repairing a leaky hose.
Adjustable shelves; testing soil before planting; hot water for a bathroom.
Hot-water heater; anode rod; diverting rain; thermostatic valves for steam radiators.
Window boxes; identifying unknown objects; sod installation.
Removing bolts and screws with stripped or damaged heads; edge along a concrete walkway; roof of a front porch; rotting post.
Cutting a pass-through in a kitchen wall; continuously running toilet.
Mending fences; mixing valve in shower; upgrading an old drill.
Trap under a bathroom sink; brick walkway; plaster ceiling; drywall.
New homeowners in Beverly, Mass.; lawn; drill bits; Boston firefighters; fire extinguishers.
Repairing a damaged door jamb and installing a new storm door; choosing the right garden tools for spring cleanup.
Corroded copper pipes; how to replace worn-out weather stripping around a kitchen door.
Installing track lighting in the kitchen; how to quiet noisy baseboard heaters.
Preparing a bathroom for remodeling; installing radiant heat; preparing aluminum siding for a paint job.
Installing a curved basecap molding in a stairwell; purchasing electrical wire by the foot; collecting sap and making maple syrup.
Air vent replacement; repairing a steam radiator's shut-off valve; preparing garden beds for winter.
Programmable thermostat installation; repairing a cracked plaster and lath wall.
Cutting a pane of glass; planting climbing vines; installing a portable air conditioner.
Protecting shrubs from deer; pipe connections; fixing a shower door that will not close properly.
Snaking wire through exterior walls; planting a magnolia tree.
Examining water quality; installing a water softener and filter; replacing a rotten board in hardwood flooring.
Fixing sliding closet doors; electric radiant floor heat; selecting exterior paint colors.
Brick-walk installation; cutting a miter in wood trim.
Silencing squeaky hardwood floors; building a set of timber stairs.
Repairing an irrigation system; fixing a bathtub leak.
Installing a staircase handrail; transplanting a rhododendron.
Chimney flue repairs; installing an anti-sweat valve to prevent condensation on a toilet tank.
Removing poison ivy from the yard without using herbicides; weaving cedar shingles on an outside corner of a house.
Replacing wall-to-wall carpeting with pre-finished hardwood flooring; pros and cons of floors; replacing a rusty bathroom sink stopper.
Replacing ailing grass with ivy and pachysandra; opening double-hung windows that are painted shut.
Installing interior window trim; hiding utility boxes in front of a house; fixing a broken spray hose on a kitchen faucet.
Installing a backyard drywell; installing a bathtub safety grab bar.
Repairing holes in drywall; replacing a large 1920s wall-mounted toilet.
Restoring a slate walkway; repairing a leak in a fiberglass shower stall.
Securing a shaky newel post at the top of a stairway; replacing a 50-year-old water heater.
Installing a deadbolt; trimming hedges; fixing a heating system.
Clearing toilet stoppage; folding attic stairs; growing tomato plants from seeds.
Repairing an exterior doorjamb; leak sensors can prevent flooded basements; automatic water-shutoff valve.
Installing a garbage disposal; testing the decibel level of several power tools; hearing protection.
Installing crown molding; adding installation to prevent bathroom pipes from freezing.
Leaky shower tub faucet; removing painted wallpaper; hot glue guns.
Different types of snow shovels and throwers; repairing the broken sash cords on an old window.
Repairing a window sill; paint rollers; sharpening stones for kitchen knives.
Preventing drafts around windows by installing insulation around the weight pockets; sewage ejection pump.
Keeping leaves and other debris out of rain gutters; repairing a wobbly toilet.
Installing an automatic water shut-off valve on a washer/dryer combination; preparing drywall joints; plumbing torches.
Painting the exterior of a double-hung window; lawn fertilization; hanging a picture on a hollow wall.
Removing an ivy covering on a home; window replacement; measuring a window.
Shower faucet that will eliminate scalding; robotic lawn mowers; "critter-proofing" a house.
Using a sprayer to paint a shutter; replacing a broken fireplace damper; splitting logs for firewood.
Store-bought sawhorses; frost-proof outdoor faucet; how to collect and compost leaves.
Hand pruners; repairing shutters; water heaters; tankless hot water system.
Washing machine; pressure washer to clean a brick walkway; leaky kitchen faucet.
Replacing a rotting basement window; dryer vent installation; painting a six-panel door; power outlet installation; replacing weed trimmer string.
Cutting bungholes in wood; cracking paint; plumbing torches; outdoor lattice.
Fixing a sagging floor with concrete footings and lally columns; sharpening and maintaining saws.
Repairing a cracked plaster ceiling; rebuilding a toilet; removing a tree stump with a stump grinder.
Two types of floor sanders -- a traditional drum sander and a random orbital sander; replacing a corroded pipe.
Cleaning and maintaining paintbrushes; filling gaps in a 160-year-old pine floor.
Hiding a back stoop; decking options; a new product for taking care of mosquitoes.
Mending garden hoses; plumbing tools; artificial turf for underneath a swing.
Fixing a leak in a 20-year-old dishwasher; cutting back stair treads to create more headroom.