Digital Workshops: How-To Basics
Become a DIY expert from the comfort of your own home with digital workshops from The Home Depot.
Learn the basics of how to use a ratchet and the different ways it can help you around the house.
Master the basics of how to use a power drill and the purpose of different types of drill bits.
You'll always have the exact size lumber needed for any project once you know how to safely operate a circular saw.
Dramatically increase the rate at which you complete DIY projects and save your arms from getting tired by using a nail gun.
Knowing how to read a tape measure is a basic but crucial skill needed for any DIY project.
Finish your wooded surfaces and create a smooth, even look.
We'll show you how to remove carpet from stairs properly in this quick video.
Learn the basics on how to organize your garage to make all of your items easily accessible.
Replacing cabinet pulls, hardware or a toilet seat is a great way to update any bath.
Get rid of that annoying leaky faucet and save on water as we show you an inexpensive fix.
Quickly eliminate any clog without calling a plumber.
A flat screen TV wall mount is not complicated, you just need a few tools and a buddy to help.
Covering the loose electrical cords around your home's entertainment center will instantly clean up the look of the room.
Quickly set up your fresh Christmas tree and keep it alive all season long.
Make decorating your Christmas tree a simple task with these easy lighting techniques.
Hang Christmas lights on your house and around your yard to become the envy of the neighborhood.
Pick the right color, tone and sheen for you and your space.
We’ll show you what you need to paint cleanly and skillfully.
Secure your belongings quickly and efficiently with our hints and tips.
Protect your home via smartphone with Wi-Fi enabled security cameras.
When your smartphone serves as your garage door remote, you never have to wonder if you've left the garage door open.
Monitor your security camera feeds from your mobile device.
Home Improvement Tips from the Experts
Being able to safely handle and operate basic tools is a crucial skill every homeowner – or even renter – should know. The home tips on this page will help you feel comfortable enough to tackle minor home improvement projects on your own, saving you money. The home improvement guides on this page teach you tool tips such as how to use a power drill, how to use a nail gun, how to use a tape measure and how to use a circular saw. Once you’ve mastered these tools, follow along with our home improvement videos to learn basic home improvement tips and projects, including how to snake a drain, how to wall-mount a flat screen TV and how to hide cords behind an entertainment center or desk. If you’re ready to learn more after watching our Home Depot DIY videos, visit our DIY projects and ideas page for more inspiration.