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Trailer Hook Up Procedure

How To Hookup a Trailer to a Hitch

Maybe you’re moving, thinking about buying a boat, or need to haul something across town, and now you have to figure out how to accomplish getting the trailer hooked to your vehicle. Hooking up a trailer to a hitch isn’t necessarily a task everyone knows how to do.  It’s not a difficult process, but there…

Sprinkler system waters lawn

How to Winterize Your Sprinkler System

We’re almost at the time of year again where we have to make sure our home is prepared for winter. Being ready for the season will vastly help you get your home prepared for spring once the snow melts away. A huge part is having a healthy, colorful green lawn. Winterizing your sprinklers will help…

Oil is poured into a vehicle with a funnel.

How to Change Your Car’s Oil

Not everyone is skilled enough to do their own vehicle repairs, but specific routine maintenance like an oil change is generally super easy for anyone. Furthermore, you don’t have to be a mechanic to change your car’s oil. You can do it yourself even if you know very little about cars. You just have to…

A squeegee is used to spread epoxy on a garage floor.

How to Epoxy a Garage Floor

There are many ways to improve the look and function of your garage floor, but adding epoxy coating is considered the most effective strategy. Whether you want to seal your concrete surface or refurbish worn-out flooring, epoxy floor coating can completely change the appeal of your garage while fortifying the flooring. Moreover, epoxy is well…

An organized workbench in a garage.

Top 6 Garage Improvement Ideas

According to a recent survey by the National Association of Professional Organizers, 54 percent of Americans acknowledged that the garage was the most cluttered area of their homes. Surprisingly, 78% of these homeowners had no clue what to do with the situation, so they let the mess build up. A garage plays an essential function…

A group eats together on a patio.

Ideas to Spruce up Your Patio Space

A patio is a must-have outdoor feature for many homeowners. Patios provide a perfect space to relax or hold gatherings with friends and family. Besides the comfort and convenience it adds to your home, a patio also boosts the home’s market value. Regrettably, patios are often overlooked during home improvements and remodeling. This is unfortunate…

Manure is worked into a garden as an organic compost.

Prepping Your Garden Soil in the Fall

Garden prep is a favorite activity for many gardeners in the fall. Many of them can’t wait to turn the fresh soil. As a gardening enthusiast, the prepping you do in the fall will go a long way to ensure a smooth start to the coming growing season. Furthermore, working the garden soil in the…

Cleaning Rusty Tools

How to Clean Rusty Tools

Even if rust has built up on your tools for years, there are ways to clean them effectively without damaging their surfaces. This article summarizes the best rust removal solutions to help you learn how to clean rusty tools more efficiently—from chemical rust removers to homemade remedies and DIY techniques. So before you throw away…