37 DIY Home Repair Hacks To Try Today
Is your house in need of some serious TLC? When you see lots of things that just need a little fix, but have neither the time or the budget to go all out, sometimes you go looking for a simpler solution...We did, anyway. Were we ever surprised to find lots of cool and easy ways to do home repairs, some of the best hacks ever! I just had to put together a list of my favorites for you, some of these are just brilliant. From filling holes and patching walls to making your bathroom and kitchen…
Replace A Light Fixture With A Ceiling Fan
Question: I have been thinking of replacing a light fixture in my bedroom ceiling with a ceiling fan. I have been reading that some people replace the smaller junction box in the ceiling with a bigger one to compensate for the extra weight and vibration of the ceiling fan. I was wondering if I replaced … Replace A Light Fixture With A Ceiling Fan Read More »
Conduct Your Own Easy Electrical Repairs on Switches and Outlets
Follow our guide to swapping out a faulty outlet or switch and you'll be doing DIY-electrical repairs in no time!
How To Fix A Door That Is Sagging Or Hitting The Door Frame
If your front door, bathroom door, bedroom door, storm door, screen door, or entryway garage door does not shut properly, something is loose, has settled, or out of alignment. If when you shut the door, it hits either at the top or bottom of the door frame, it is sagging and needs to be repaired. … How To Fix A Door That Is Sagging Or Hitting The Door Frame Read More »
Expert Energy Saving Tips
Want to whittle down your heating costs this winter? Check out these easy to implement money-saving energy tips and cut your heating bills starting today!
Solve your dryer problems
Snap to Vent Straight is used to easily and quickly install your dryer to exhaust ducting. Best used directly behind dryer to vent location, or is a good way to attach to the wall vent outlet.
How to add an electrical outlet
We needed a new electrical outlet in our garage for our irrigation timer, so we connected to an existing outlet in the garage to create one. This video shows how we did it.
How to Install a Window
Installing new windows is a great DIYer task, and it's a topic we've touched on in the past. However, OPC is all about showing pros in action so that you have the best possible resources for tackling home improvement projects, and this is a task that professional contractor and carpenter Steve Wartman and his crew have just completed. If you followed along on the in-law addition, this was one of the last items on his punch list. Read on for details on installing a new window, sealing and…
How to Change a Wall or Ceiling Light Fixture - Building Our Rez
Learn how to change, replace or upgrade a wall or ceiling light fixture without getting shocked / electrocuted: breaker box, wire stripper, voltage detector