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Hot Topics: Sanding a Tight Spot

Our experts weigh in on a tricky wood finishing project.

Hot Topics: Rotting Roof Board

Our experts discuss replacing a problematic piece of wood.

Hot Topics: AC Repair

Some things to try if AC is getting unreliable.

Hot Topics: Leaking Water Meter

For this repair, contact your water company.

Hot Topics: Old Wiring

Old wiring can sometimes be too far gone to save.

Hot Topics: Removing Razor Wire

This project requires specific safety precautions.

Hot Topics: Walkway Driveway Connection

This project didn't turn out exactly as planned.

Hot Topics: Screw Stuck In a Deck

Sometimes a screw is just too far down for normal methods.

Hot Topics: Got a Drill Bit Stuck in Your Wall?

Perhaps you can't drill it and forget it.

Hot Topics: Updating a 1970s Kitchen on a Budget

What's the cheapest way to update a retro kitchen?

Hot Topics: Painting After Drywall Repairs

Does paint quality matter? In short, yes!

Hot Topics: Frozen AC Unit

AC unit freezing over? Check out this DIY forum chat.

Hot Topics: Deck Bolts and Fascia

Planning a deck project? Check out this constructive chat.

Hot Topics: Painting Over Blistered Paint

Do you have to strip the whole surface?

Hot Topics: Insulating a Plastic Shed

It's tricky but there are things you can do.

Hot Topics: What is this Wire Buried in my Yard?!?

Please, please, please don't put any more water on that.

Hot Topics: AC Troubleshooting

A useful chat about a crucial summer issue.

Hot Topics: Hot Tub Fuses

Hot tub not working right? Our forum takes a look.

Hot Topics: What's Wrong with My AC?

Things can get tricky when repairing an AC unit, fortunately our forum experts help a member get the job done.

Hot Topics: This Window Leaks - A Lot

Sometimes, you can't just wing it.

Hot Topics: Nest Thermostat C Wire

Wiring up a smart home can be tricky.

Hot Topics: Can Caulk Fill This Gap?

You may need to fill a large gap with another material first

Hot Topics: Fixing a Rotting Shed

A detailed chat about confronting rotten wood.

Hot Topics: Selling a Used Car

Check the value, consider repairs, and consider your market.

Hot Topics: Pool Power

Installing your pool's electricity is tricky, but possible.

Hot Topics: AC In Wait Mode

This discussion centers on a unit with power but no cooling.

Hot Topics: Deck Stain Prep

Summer is deck season!

Hot Topics: Making the Shade

A useful chat about constructing a roof-deck for shade.

Hot Topics: Installing a Car Charging Outlet

Some clever ways to maximize cheap charging time for an EV.

Hot Topics: Hot/Ground Reverse

This intimidating sensor reading has a simple explanation.

Hot Topics: Perma-Circ and Outdoor Reset

How valuable is constant circulation in a hydronic heating system?

Hot Topics: Replacing Roofing Around Vent Pipe

An amatuer roofer turns to the forum for advice.

Hot Topics: Installing a Smart Stove

What are the smart stove options on the marketplace?

Hot Topics: Getting Rid of Carpenter Ants

How do you eliminate these pests? The forum has answers.

Hot Topics: Is a Rat Eating the Insulation?

As always, the forum has some answers.

Hot Topics: Three-Season Porch Insulation

Here on DoItYourself.com we enjoy providing a place where home improvement novices and experts can come together to share ideas and advice. Inside our Forums, users can browse threads to see what exchanges are taking place on a topic of interest or start their own dialogue by posting something for the

Hot Topics: Low Spots on a Flat Roof

Here on DoItYourself.com we enjoy providing a place where home improvement novices and experts can come together to share ideas and advice. Inside our Forums, users can browse threads to see what exchanges are taking place on a topic of interest or start their own dialogue by posting something for the

Hot Topics: Replacing Leaky Copper Pipes

How do you know when your entire plumbing system should be replaced?

Hot Topics: How to Get Rid of Baby Frogs Living in Car Door Jambs

As the forum pros suggest, deal with the source and not the destination!

Hot Topics: Installing Faced Insultion Over a Bathroom

Our seasoned pros have advice for this DIYer.

Hot Topics: Replacing Builder Grade Windows

What's a reasonable upgrade from basic window frames?

Hot Topics: Interior Wall Cracking and Bubbling

An old house has a moisture problem.

Hot Topics: Rats in the Attic

What's the best way to catch a rat? This DIYer is about to find out!

Hot Topics: How to Unclog a Bathtub Drain

What's the best way to unclog a drain?

Hot Topics: What Is an Acceptable Level of Lead in Drinking Water?

Is a hair over the acceptable level cause for concern?

Hot Topics: Basement Sink Drain Leak Repair

As always, the experts in the forum deliver!

Hot Topics: Bugs in Storm Windows

This DIYer turns to the pros in the forum for advice on getting rid of bugs between his storm windows.