Built-up lint inside dryer cabinets causes more than fires every year. Lint escapes through tiny gaps around the edges of the dryer drum and falls into the cabinet, especially when the exhaust vent or vent cap is clogged and airflow is restricted.
Top DIY Tools
Here at The Family Handyman magazine, we love tools! We own a lot of tools (and use them constantly) and we spend endless hours discussing the supe
Instead of deep shelves across the entire width of the closet, install C-shelves (use template in family handyman magazine) to almost double your visible shelf space.
How to Use a Jigsaw
A jigsaw is the grand master of cutting shapes in a variety of materials. All you need is the right blade. We'll show you how to use this versatile power tool for cutting intricate shapes and for making compound and bevel cuts in boards and other materials. By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine
DYI tool to install faucet locking nuts. Cut section of 1 PVC pipe. Then cut four slots at one end 90 degrees apart. Hand tighten with ease. From: The Family Handyman magazine May
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According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), refrigerators can last up to 13 years, while freezers have a lifespan of 11 to 12. To get the most out of your fridge, Rick Muscoplat of The Family Handyman Magazine advises dusting off the compressor coils—usually in the back or bottom—every six months. Skip doing this, and the coils won’t effectively remove heat from inside, which causes the appliance’s compressor to run longer and hotter—and fail faster. Another part to
Hose Connection Extender - If you have a hose bib that has become hard to reach due to encroaching shrubs or other obstructions, here's a way to bring the water source out into the open. Run plastic pipe inside a PVC fence post and attach a hose bib and a
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