How to restore a stainless-steel sink
Oven cleaner will damage the steel, but scrubbing should bring it back.
 
How to deal with corrosion on brushed nickel faucets
(The Washington Post, April 16, 2018; 7:00 AM)
 
How to restore sun-bleached shutters
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2018; 12:00 PM)
 
Trying to maintain the mid-century appeal of a bathroom sink after it rusts
(The Washington Post, April 2, 2018; 7:00 AM)
 
How to get rid of ‘screen burn’ on your windows
(The Washington Post, March 26, 2018; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair a badly glued wooden sculpture
(The Washington Post, March 19, 2018; 7:00 AM)
 
How to stop bricks from popping out of a chimney
(The Washington Post, March 12, 2018; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair cracked panels in wooden doors
(The Washington Post, March 5, 2018; 7:00 AM)
 
Natural stone counters showing their age? Here’s how to repair those divots.
(The Washington Post, February 26, 2018; 7:00 AM)
 
How to refinish a fiberglass door
(The Washington Post, February 19, 2018; 7:00 AM)
 
How to blend new and old mortar for a seamless look
(The Washington Post, February 12, 2018; 7:00 AM)
 
How to minimize the dust fallout when having wood floors refinished
(The Washington Post, February 5, 2018; 7:00 AM)
 
How to restore an older oven and cooktop to like-new condition
(The Washington Post, January 29, 2018; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair or replace a scratched glass shelf
(The Washington Post, January 22, 2018; 7:00 AM)
 
Stubborn hair dye stain on the shower floor? It may be something worse.
(The Washington Post, January 15, 2018; 7:00 AM)
 
What to know about HVAC maintenance contracts
(The Washington Post, January 9, 2018; 2:00 PM)
 
How to get the stainless-steel look without replacing your appliances
(The Washington Post, January 1, 2018; 7:00 AM)
 
How to clean a yellowed marble lamp
(The Washington Post, December 18, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repaint a classic fiberglass mid-century chair
(The Washington Post, December 11, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to remove mildew from vinyl siding
(The Washington Post, December 4, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to preserve a notebook that has sentimental value
(The Washington Post, November 27, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair a damaged finial on a newel post
(The Washington Post, November 20, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to replace a cracked plexiglass skylight
(The Washington Post, November 13, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to make an old storm door look new again
(The Washington Post, November 6, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
It takes only a little mildew to make a house smell musty
(The Washington Post, October 30, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair veneer that has bubbled up
(The Washington Post, October 23, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair a pebble walkway
(The Washington Post, October 16, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to get rid of a foul odor coming from the dishwasher
(The Washington Post, October 9, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair an antique Chinese lacquer basket
(The Washington Post, October 2, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
What to do when moths are still producing even after you got rid of food source
(The Washington Post, September 25, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to attach a ceiling medallion
(The Washington Post, September 18, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to make copper shine
(The Washington Post, September 11, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
What to do with an unwanted, worn Oriental rug
(The Washington Post, September 5, 2017; 12:00 PM)
 
How to fix up an old steamer trunk
(The Washington Post, August 28, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to fix doors that won’t stay put
(The Washington Post, August 21, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to remove a stinky smell from kitchen cabinets
(The Washington Post, August 14, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to replace a wooden front door with one that has glass panels
(The Washington Post, August 7, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to get rid of bats (or birds) in your chimney
(The Washington Post, July 31, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to stop fireplace smells from stinking up the place during summer
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to put the shine back on a laminate floor
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Flexibility is the name of the game when repairing gutters
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair a chipped cast-iron planter
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair a peeling deck stain
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to restore the gloss on a marble table
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to clean mildew from silicone seals in the shower
(The Washington Post, June 12, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
If your upstairs ceiling and wall are separating, truss lift might be the culprit
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Cracks in a concrete arch could be a sign of a larger problem
(The Washington Post, June 1, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
If you want to refinish only a few floorboards, be prepared for imperfection
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Metal is the ticket for a low-maintenance bridge
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
To make sure a wooden column is sturdy, take a peek inside
(The Washington Post, May 8, 2017; 7:00 AM)