You’ve been out riding all day, or you just want to take the thing out, but the tires seem gushy and squishy. Rats. Need to add some air.Continue reading “How to Add Air to Your Bike Tire”
If you’re battling an algae bloom in your pool, a lot of online and pool cleaning product instructions tell you to “clean your pool filter.” That’s all fine and well if you know how to do that, but what if you’ve never done it before? Well, here are the nuts and bolts of how to do it.Continue reading “How to Clean Your Pool Filter”
Rats, one headlight quit working, or only works on high beam, or doesn’t work on high beam. This is an easy fix!Continue reading “How to Replace a Car Headlight”
If it seems like maybe it’s been awhile since anyone’s paid any attention to the motor in your car, a good thing to do is check the oil. If you drive a lot in town, you should change it every 3,000 miles. If you drive a lot of freeway miles, do it every 5,000. If your car is less than five years old, or has less than 50,000 miles on it, check the owner handbook for the right frequency.Continue reading “How to Check Your Oil”
You come out to the car in the morning, get inside and start it up, and it looks like a dust storm has settled on your windshield. Or something on the road ahead of you splatters onto it. Or the world’s largest bird seems to have graced your windshield with a gift.
You pull the lever to wash the windshield, and you can hear the pump whine, and can see the wiper blades smearing back and forth, but there’s no fluid – it’s like squirting the Sahara.
Replacing the windshield washer fluid in your car isn’t hard, takes ten minutes and less than five bucks, and saves you so much hassle. Here’s how you do it.Continue reading “How to Add Windshield Washer Fluid”
If your car has anti-lock brakes, chances are high you’re going to see that little Low Tire-Pressure Warning light on your dashboard. Here’s what to do…Continue reading “How to Fix a Tire-Pressure Warning Light”
Oh no, the “check engine” light stays on when you start the car, or it just winked on while you were driving! Here’s the super easy fix.Continue reading “How to Fix a Check Engine Light”
The brakes feel a little soft, or make a gentle thumping noise when you step on them. Here’s an easy way to check them out.Continue reading “How to Check Your Brake Fluid”
Gosh, that toilet never stops filling up! Or that toilet makes a dribbling noise all night long.
It doesn’t take much to fix it, and can cost next to nothing. Here’s how.Continue reading “How to Fix a Gushing Toilet”
Here’s a quick, inexpensive way to fix a running toilet.Continue reading “How to Fix a Seeping Toilet”