How-To Videos

How-To Videos

Watch how-to home improvement videos on a wide range of topics.


Using wire from a coat hanger to clean the holes on dishwasher spray arms.

How to Clean Dishwasher Spray Arms

Find out how to clean the holes in the spray arms on your dishwasher to allow the dishwasher to work better and get dishes cleaner. Watch this video to find out more.

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Using an airless sprayer to paint kitchen cabinets.

DIY Kitchen Cabinet Painting Tips

Watch this video for tips on how to sand, repair, and paint your kitchen cabinets yourself to provide good adhesion and prevent peeling.

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Rubbing a cotton swab on peeling paint on a windowsill.

How to Determine if Your House Has Lead Paint

Lead paint can pose a serious health risk in older homes if disturbed. Watch this video for tips on how to tell if your house contains lead paint and what to do about it if it does.

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Unwinding masking tape from roll.

How to Rejuvenate Old Rolls of Masking Tape

Watch this video to find out how to rejuvenate the dried out adhesive on old rolls of masking tape so the tape will unwind easily from the roll.

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Rotten door casing and jamb.

How to Patch Damaged or Rotten Wood

Find out how to repair damaged, nonstructural wood molding or trim on your home by filling the damaged area with automotive body filler. Watch this video to find out more.

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Using a plastic putty knife to remove hardened candle wax from a dining room table.

How to Remove Candle Wax from Furniture the Easy Way

Watch this video to find out how to remove candle wax from a table top or other furniture the easy way using ice and a plastic putty knife.

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Using an orbital sander to sand wood.

How to Choose the Right Sandpaper Grit for the Job

Find out about the different grits of sandpaper available, from coarse to fine, and how to know what grit sandpaper to use for which project. Watch this video to find out more.

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Drilling hole with drilling jig.

DIY Jig for Drilling Perpendicular Holes

Find out how to make a simple DIY jig that lets you drill perfectly perpendicular holes the same depth every time. Watch this video to find out how.

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