How to Repair

Ready to try DIY repairing? You already know that when something in your house breaks, it's on you to find a professional repairmen (which is often expensive and may include extra time to wait for availability). Here at Hometalk we will help you with the tools, tips, and techniques you need to get you on your way to DIY repair success.

Top DIY Repair Projects

We've gathered the top DIY repair projects on Hometalk. Check them out!

Repair Videos

Watch our video tutorials on how to repair it all, from appliances to leaky faucets.

New Repair Projects

Here is our collection of new DIY repair projects at Hometalk. Check it out.

Browse Repair Projects
How to Replace a Toilet Seat Quickly and Easily
How to Replace an Oven Heating Element (and When to Do It)
How to Fix a Washing Machine That Won’t Spin
Save Your Sofa: Here's How to Repair a Tear in a Leather Couch
How to Remove Caulk When It's Old and Dingy
How to Repair a Window Screen With Tears and Holes
How to Repair Ceiling Drywall Cracks and Holes
How to Fix a Wobbly Ceiling Fan
How to Restuff Couch Cushions and Bring Them Back to Life
Don't Panic—Here's How to Repair Chipped Granite
How to Fix a Sagging Door That Won't Shut Properly
How to Remove Popcorn Ceiling (and When You Shouldn't Try It Yourself)
How to Fix a Cracked or Chipped Windshield
How to Fix a Broken Door Frame in a Few Simple Steps
How to Fix a Wobbly Toilet in a Matter of Minutes
How to Fix a Leaky Faucet Before It Makes a Dent On Your Water Bill
How to Unclog a Dishwasher That Won't Drain
How to Fix Cracks in a Concrete Patio Yourself
How to Find a Stud in the Wall With and Without a Stud Finder
A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Fix a Running Toilet
Getting Scratches Out of Wood Cabinets and Furniture
Using Bondo to Make New Feet
How to Fix a Door That Sticks
Martha Washington Sewing Cabinet ~ Reloved
How to Restore Damaged Cabinets
How to Hide Your Ugly Water Heater
How to Get A New "Ice Maker" for Under $4!
Weaving a Ladder Back Chair Seat With Fiber Rush
Eliminating Scratches and Blemishes From Wooden Cabinets and Furniture
Adding a Second Water Line From a Refrigerator to a Coffee Maker
Add Heat to Your Basement With a Vent “Jersey Girl Knows Best “
Replaced Your Toilets Flapper and It's Still Running?
Heating Hack: How to Quickly and Easily Insulate Around Outlets
Clever Home Hacks
Cast Iron Sink Restoration Project
The Dog Chewed the Wooden Furniture Leg - Despair and Repair!
How to Remove a Stripped Screw in a Few Simple Steps
How to Repair Damaged Drywall AfterYour Baseboards Were Removed...
Easy Electrical Outlet Cover Tip
How to Use Hemp Oil to Seal Your Furniture
Easy Quick Fix for a Battered Couch
How to Repair Water Damaged Furniture
5 Ways to Fix Out-of-Whack Dresser Drawers
Bubble Wrap Window Insulation Hack
How To Stop Holding The Toilet Handle Down So It Flushes Completely