Home sellers that want to sell quickly should take a listen to this 3-minute interview from NBC's The Today Show. It's loaded with practical advice.
If your home features granite in its kitchen, its bathrooms, or other living spaces, you'll want to make sure the counter-tops are cared for to prevent staining and/or clouding over time.
In public places, avoiding "germy" places can be difficult. But within your home, you can easily create germ-free spaces.
When your CDs, DVDs and game discs are "skipping", most times, a simple cleaning will set them right. Make sure you clean your discs properly, though. Clean them the wrong way and you could damage your discs forever. You might also cause your electronic devices permanent damage.
In this 4-minute video from the DIY Network, you'll learn how to identify your home's leaky windows, and how to seal them with caulk. The job requires a little bit of elbow grease, but it's manageable for even the notice handyman.
Home security experts recommend motion-detector lighting to be installed on all 4 sides of a home. Here's a step-by-step tutorial of how to get it done.
In this 2-minute video from HowCast, you'll learn the basics of blind-cleaning with nothing more than a dust cloth and towel, a sponge and all-purpose cleaner, and ordinary dryer sheets.
After moving into a new home, you should immediately replace its deadbolt locks.
If you've never watched the 3-minute "It Takes Just Three Steps To Get Ready For An Emergency" video from Ready.gov, do it now.
In some households, Spring Cleaning is best tackled in a single weekend filled with rubber gloves, ratty clothes, and sweat. In other homes, it's a less serious undertaking. Either way, to clean a home from top-to-bottom, you need to have a plan.
Home maintenance is an ongoing project. There's always something to do around the house, or something to fix. The problem is, you may not have the time, or the skills, to get it done yourself. In this 4-minute piece from The Today Show on NBC, you'll see some projects are quite simple.
In the two-minute video, you'll learn how to replace an air filter from start-to-finish. There's no need for tools and no need for experience -- the job is about as basic as home maintenance jobs come.