bare spring mattress

Apart from spills and other mishaps, your mattress accumulates dirt and grime over months and years of sleeping, sweating, drooling and … whatever else. Learn how to clean your mattress to extend its life and keep your family’s bedding more hygienic.

Person activating the self-cleaning feature on a GE oven

Anti-self-cleaning-oven sentiment abounds on the home-enthusiast-blog circuit, with many advising against ever using the feature. Reasons offered include blown fuses, overheated control panels, carbon-monoxide emissions, excessive smoke and even full-on house fires. Do you use yours? If not … why?

removing a bathtub stopper with a screwdriver

Here are the steps for how to remove your bathtub drain stopper and bathtub drain strainer. Homeowners can remove bathtub stoppers and strainers with a few basic tools and a few simple instructions.

open white clean dishwasher

Removing a dishwasher is actually a simple task that can be accomplished by nearly any DIYer. When the time comes to replace an old dishwasher, use our step-by-step process on how to remove a dishwasher yourself — instead of spending the extra money to have a technician do it for you.