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27 Instant Fixes for All Those Nagging Problems Around Your House

These are some super-simple solutions for common household headaches.<p>Water coming from the cold water tap can be pretty chilly during the winter (or …

What to Unplug and Turn Off When You Leave for Summer Vacation

You’re all set to leave for your well-deserved summer vacation when you realize you haven’t prepped your home at all. Here’s a list of all the energy …

14 Filters You Should Be Changing at Home

Dryers that don’t dry, vacuum cleaners that don’t clean, and air conditioners that don’t cool may all be plagued by the same problem: a clogged or …

Home Improvement

4 Tips For Maintaining & Repairing Your Gas Grill

By Kimberly Janeway for Consumer Reports<p>Whether you’ve been using it all year or haven’t touched it in months, you should give your grill the …

20 Genius Secret Hiding Places for Your Valuables

Got some cash or valuables to hide? Try one of these clever, simple ways to hide those items from all but the smartest, most determined crooks.<p>We've …

Woodworking

How to make the perfect Old Fashioned

Despite its name, the Old Fashioned moves with the times. From the first time the ingredients were mixed in the early nineteenth century, Bourbon …

You Can Use a Lighter to Start a Campfire Even If It's Broken

Packing a cheap lighter with your outdoor gear is always a good idea. Even if it runs out of fuel or the plastic casing breaks, it’s still a great …

The 10 Cast Iron Commandments Every Man Should Know

I LOVE my cast-iron skillet. I was in skillet envy for quite awhile watching other guys flaunt theirs at home and on camping trips before I finally …

Kitchens

String Trimmer (Strimmer) Won't Work: 2-Stroke Engine and Carburetor Troubleshooting

String Trimmer (Strimmer) Won't Work: 2-Stroke Engine and Carburetor Troubleshooting<p>Updated on February 20, 2018<p>String Trimmer Won't Start?<p>String …

10 Essential Skills Every New Homeowner Should Have

Ah, the joys of homeownership -- you can paint the walls any color you choose, let Fido run free in your backyard, and finally leave your bike outside your side door, without getting a citation from your property-management company.<p>There are many perks of having a place to call your own, but the …

18 Urban and Wilderness Survival Hacks | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following tips are excerpted from Survival Hacks: Over 200 Ways to Use Everyday Items for Wilderness Survival by Creek …

DIY

22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

From survival to s'mores, here's everything you need to know to ensure a flawless camping trip.

Camping

Remove a Fish Hook From Your Finger In Three Simple Steps

Nothing ruins a relaxing of day of fishing like catching yourself on your own fish hook. Here are two methods you can use to carefully remove the …

Fishing

8 things every modern gentleman needs to stock the perfect home bar

Let us help you cut through the chaff and make a functional, serviceable bar that will enable you to make exactly what you like — no more or less.

Knife Sharpening Tip From a Master Bladesmith: Apply Adequate Pressure

There’s a big difference between running your knife along a sharpening stone and actually sharpening it. Here’s how much pressure a Master Bladesmith …

10 Negotiation Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Deal

In any kind of bargaining situation, from million dollar property deals to purchases at a flea market, there are many pitfalls to avoid. What you …

Frugal Living

The Best Smartphone Apps For DIY Carpentry [Infographic]

If <i>The Block</i> has taught us anything, it's that you don't need to be an architectural genius to fix up a property. When it comes to assembling …

The Basic Toolbox Everyone Needs to Handle Simple DIY Tasks at Home

When we first moved into our house, the only tool I owned was a Leatherman Wave multitool that I kept in my pocket. Honestly, it took care of …

10 Vital Home Maintenance Tasks You’ll Regret If You Forget

You probably already have a home maintenance checklist: Replace the furnace filter each season, shut off water spigots before winter, clean the …