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How to Lay Carpet on a Concrete Floor

If you are finished building a basement or a room inside your garage you can warm up the floor and make it look better by laying carpet on it. Basements and other areas that have concrete can attract moisture so a basement or overly wet area may not be good or carpet. But a concrete floor basement or concrete floor room can benefit from having a carpeted floor. Click to read more…

How to Keep Bacteria Out of Your Kitchen

Considering that cooking can be messy the kitchen should be cleaned often to keep it free of grease, sanitary for cooking, and fresh. Keeping your kitchen clean is just as important for health reasons as it is for housekeeping reasons. Click to read more…

How to Use a Paint Sprayer

By using a paint sprayer you can save a lot of time. A paint sprayer can be better to use for painting when you are painting areas that are uneven, rough areas, or areas where you do not need to be precise. Click to read more…

How to Grow a Healthy and Great Looking Lawn

Having a great looking lawn can be an attractive addition to your home and also increase the value of it as well. Here are a few simple steps when you first begin to lay down a lawn. Click to read more…

How to Conserve Water in Your Home

In many parts of the country water is a precious resource. In these area water can cost more to use so it is advantageous to save water in your home. It is not only important to the environment that you conserve water but it can save you money as well. Click to read more…

How To Prevent Fire Hazards When Cleaning

When you thoroughly clean your home it is a good time to get rid of fire hazards in your home. There are many fire hazards in your home, especially when it is not clean. With a good cleaning you can cut that chances of having a fire in and around your home. Click to read more…

Products You Can Use to Clean Your Lawn Furniture

If your lawn furniture is looking a little dingy there is no need to throw it out. There are several products that can clean your lawn furniture and make it look like new again. Click to read more…

Chemicals to Watch Out For in Your Household Cleaners

You should keep a safe home by trying not using harmful cleaning products. You should try to avoid using cleaning products that are toxic not only to you but to the environment as well. Click to read more…


DIY Guides, Home Maintenence & Repairs

Welcome to Handy Household Hints, a web site designed by and for those who love the traditional "Do it Yourself" projects. Our goal is really quite simple… To keep you prepared and informed on the best ways to take care of your home, automobiles, boats, etc. Everything from lawn maintenance to tricks to improve your painting skills can be found here on our site.



Do You Love DIY Projects too?
Have you endlessly dabbled with the idea to give that old house a fresh coat of paint? Wouldn't it be nice not to have to drag the car to the mechanic every time you face a minor hitch? Doesn't a home-improvement project seem to be a rewarding use of your weekend? You need to become a do-it-yourselfer!

We've Got Great Repair Tips to Use Today!
We equip you with expert and easy-to-follow advice on repairs, projects and related information that will guide you through the right and safe approach saving you loads of time and money! Enjoy step-by-step instructions for hundreds of DIY projects around the home.

Getting Started at Handy Household Hints
You can get started here on our site very easily. Just decide what you want to learn more about, and then click on the category to the right that represents it!

We've got ideas and maintenance tips for Automobiles, Carpentry and Framing, Cleaning Decks and Porches, Electrical Flooring and Carpet, Painting and Refinishing, Pest & Rodent Control, Plumbing, Safety, Tools and Gadgets, Yard and Landscaping… and even more to come with each new day!

About The Folks at Handy Household Hints...
While you may think that we're technical folks for running this web site, we are actually just hardworking Americans like you are! We spend much of our time just looking for easier ways to improve what we own and value. Once we have some good ideas to run with, we post them here on the web site to provide the information to others just like ourselves.

The reason we got started with the site is actually quite simple. In our every day lives we end up using so many things and finding dozens of things to improve upon. While it's often difficult to improve things, it is important to maintain things as best you can…. It's really the only way to protect what you have invested in. Aside from that, we find that Do It Yourself projects are actually addictive! When you get started on taking care of the things you own, you tend to develop a sense of pride and accomplishment. What could be better than that?

As a network of homeowners we rely on one another for great ideas and tips to make the Do It Yourself projects easier while creating better and safer lives for ourselves and our families.

So… if you have a great idea, homeowner tip or a DIY project you would like to share with others… be sure to let us know!

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