DIY Home Repair Articles

As a home owner, it is our responsibility to keep our homes in top shape.

While it would be great if our house and apartment always stayed in the perfect as-new condition we built or bought it in, unfortunately it is a reality that over time things break, get worn out and need repairing.

DIY home maintenance is a scary idea for many people not raised on the idea, but we are here to show you that it is nothing to fear. You don’t have to pay a professional to come and replace your door hinges or install your new barn door. We review the latest products and kits designed to make your DIY home repairs and home improvement jobs easy and stress-free, plus install guides and buying tips to ensure you only pick-up the right product for your needs.

If you’re keen to fix up your kitchen cabinets, doors, windows, walls, furniture or even your car, we explain in easy plain language how to carry out minor cosmetic repairs around your home to make it look and feel like new again.

Need help getting started? Check out our DIY home repair topics here:


broken window how to fix

Broken Window: How to Fix & Replace Glass Window Panes (DIY)

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Learn how to fix broken window in your home, how to replace glass window panes, and window crack repair. Clear, step-by-step instructions.
how to install screen in window

How to Install Screen in Window | Home DIY Guide

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Window screen need fixing or replacing? Learn how to install screen in window, and how to fix and make a window screen easily and affordably.
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How to Fix Door that Sticks, Sags or Won’t Close

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House door not working like it should? Learn how to fix door that sticks, sags or won't close yourself, easily & cheaply.
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How To Install Barn Door Hardware: DIY Guide

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Keen to get your new barn door working? In this guide, we explain how to install barn door hardware, incl. hangers, rail and floor guide.
Painting an Adirondack Chair

How to Paint an Adirondack Chair | DIY Project Guide

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Is your Adirondack chair looking a bit tired? Learn how to re-paint and re-stain your Adirondack in this easy DIY project guide.
Adirondack Chair Cushion

How to Make Adirondack Chair Cushions

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Learn how to make your own Adirondack Chair cushions. We walk you through the steps you need to take to create your very own cushions.
Best Outdoor Folding Chairs

Different Types of Outdoor Chairs | Choose the Right One!

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Looking for the best chair to add to your outdoor space? This guide will help you choose the right material and style for your outdoor seats.