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 Paint Window Sills and Trims
Turn Upholstered Dining Chair Seats Into Wood!
How To Fix Torn Drywall Paper
Wicker Rocker Resurrected
Repairing a Cane Chair Seat
How to Make a DIY Air Vent Cover
How to Make a Cozy Terra Cotta Space Heater
DIY Mason Jar Light
Getting Scratches Out of Wood Cabinets and Furniture
Easy Barn Door Hardware
How to Make an Old Couch New Again for $10
Easy Cheap Fix/look for Old Air Duct Vent
Driveway & Sidewalk Deicer
Barn Door Fun #2!
How To Fix Broken Canvas On A Porch Swing
How to Get Rid of Black Mold in Your Shower Caulking
DIY Window Grids (Mullions)
DIY Bucket A/C
DIY Energy Efficient Window Screens
How to Remove a Stripped Screw in a Few Simple Steps
How to Remove Water Stains From Wood
How I Winterized My Cheap Garage Door