A residential screen door with a tear due to a dog

If your four-legged friend has a vendetta against your screen door and has left the mesh screen torn or holey, you’ll want to repair it quickly. Follow this guide to repair your screen door — hopefully in time to keep out swarms of mosquitos, gnats and flies.

dust stuck on the fan guard of an old oscillating fan

If you use fans to keep cool in the summer, you likely know just how quickly a fan can become dirty. Where does all that dust, dirt and grime come from anyway? Here’s how to clean every type of fan you might have in your house.

Male holds a pocket rules to measure the width of a stainless steel refrigerator

Refrigerator repairs can be a costly and time-consuming endeavor. You may opt to replace the appliance outright. The first step is measuring your old fridge along with the new unit you’re considering replacing it with to make sure it will fit. Read on to learn exactly how to measure a refrigerator.

photo of a screened in porch being built

For shade and bug protection, you can't beat a screened-in porch. Here's how to tackle this more advanced home improvement project, starting from an existing structure like a deck, patio or front porch.

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