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
How to Repair Damaged Drywall AfterYour Baseboards Were Removed...
Martha Washington Sewing Cabinet ~ Reloved
Cast Iron Sink Restoration Project
Old & Ugly to New & Chic Dining Chairs
Eliminating Scratches and Blemishes From Wooden Cabinets and Furniture
Fixing a Crack in a Wall or Ceiling
Re Grouting Glass Block Tiles. You Can Do It!
Easy Quick Fix for a Battered Couch
How To Chalk Paint A Desk
Easy Electrical Outlet Cover Tip
Refurbish Wood Furniture Without Sanding or Stripping
How To Fix Broken Canvas On A Porch Swing
5 Ways to Fix Out-of-Whack Dresser Drawers
Personal Space Heater
Grommet Tab Curtain Fix
How to Restore Damaged Cabinets
How to Weatherproof Your Vinyl or Wood Screen Door
Getting Scratches Out of Wood Cabinets and Furniture
Custom Pull Out Spice Rack Tucked on the Side of Our Refrigerator.
Terra Cotta Space Heater
How to Remove Water Stains From Wood
Easy Cheap Fix/look for Old Air Duct Vent