Quick Tips

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Easy Boat Oil Change Using an Oil Extractor Pump

It’s difficult or near impossible to drain the oil on many engines. You can use a pump to extract the oil out of the engine in a way that’s cleaner than traditional oil changes.

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How to Measure Your Own Radon Levels

Whether you’re considering Radon mitigation or not, it’s still a good idea to at least have the facts about your home’s radon levels, especially if you’re in a high-radon area.

Does the cat scratching at the litter box wake you up at night?

If the sound of your cat’s claws against the plastic litter box wakes you up at night, check out this $15 solution!

Lawnmower Carburetor Leaking Gas? The Quick Fix.

If your lawnmower is losing gas overnight, but there are no visible signs of it, it’s likely your carburetor has a slow leak. Here’s the 5-minute fix.

5 Free Shipping Home Improvement Products that might surprise you

You might be surprised to find these home improvement products offer free 2-day shipping at prices less than retail.

Replacing your projector bulb / lamp the cheap way

Don’t let the manufacturer trick you into spending $300+ for a new projector lamp.

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Pack in your own firewood for camping

Unless you have a pickup truck, bringing along firewood for your camping trip is messy and inconvenient. Here’s a little tip we just picked up.

DIY Tips

DIY Tips Collections #3 – July 2015

41 quick DIY tips that we learned in July 2015. A good collection of plumbing, drywall and woodworking tips, among others.

DIY Tips

DIY Tips Collection #2 – June 2015

Two quick tips to fix and prevent wood splits, along with other woodworking, painting and even some plumbing tips that we’ve gathered over the past 2 weeks.

DIY Tips

DIY Tips Collection #1 – May 2015

Our very first DIY Tips collection. We hope to continue this effort, providing quick, easy to understand tips that will add to your overall knowledge as a do-it-yourselfer.