Maintenance 101

Home Appliances : How to Reset Your Garbage Disposal

If a garbage disposal isn't working at all, it may be because the reset button has been tripped. Find out how an overheating garbage disposal can trip the reset button with help from the president of a factory-authorized appliance service company in this free video on home appliances and garbage disposals.

How to clear a slow draining sink or tub drain

<p>Bob Schmidt shows you how to use a newer product where any homeowner can remove most common hair clogs in sinks and tubs without taking anything apart and not causing damage to metal parts of sink or tub. </p>

How to replace batteries in a smoke/co detector

Changing batteries in a smoke alarm should be done every six months and requires removing the device's face plate. Keep a fresh supply of batteries when using battery operated smoke alarms and change them regularly with advice from a home repair specialist and remodeling contractor in this free video on home improvement.

How to test your smoke detector

Testing a smoke detector involves climbing up a secured stepladder, hitting the test button on the device and holding it down until it sounds the alarm. Discover ways to wire a smoke alarm to all other smoke warning devices in a home with tips from a home repair specialist and remodeling contractor in this free video on home improvement.

How to un-clog a shower drain

Unclogging a shower drain may require using a hanger or plumber snake if the pipe is clogged with hair. Try using commercial grade chemicals to unplug a shower drain first with tips from a home repair specialist and remodeling contractor in this free video on home improvement.

How to un-clog a toilet

How to unclog a clogged toilet. Showing the proper use of a plunger and toilet auger on a plugged toilet. Blockages such as toilet paper and waste, toys, toothbrushes, and balls.

How to reset a breaker

Rachel Hirshorn tells you how to safely reset a tripped circuit breaker

How to reset both breaker and GFCI outlets video

Skobel Homes shows you how to how to reset your GFCI outlets and circuit breaker if your electrical outlet is not working.

How to reset GFCI outlets video

My plugs in the kitchen are not working, Why?  How to reset and test a GFCI plug.