Electrical

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BATHROOM FAN

Bathroom Fan

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Noisy bathroom fan??Chances are you don't need to replace the entire unit. The blower wheel, or fan, may be loose on its axle. Here's how to replace?the?blower wheel.


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DVD/CD PLAYERS

DVD Tray

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DVD or CD player won't open??Before shelling out money for a new one, try this?simple repair?for less than a couple of bucks! The part is easily obtainable at your hardware store or home center.


CD Tray

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Jammed tray?in your DVD or CD player??You might be able to fix it using the "Star Wars" technique!?Or you might try?a more?workable suggestion below for the price of a?plumbing part.


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ELECTRIC HEAT

Electric Heater

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Electric stove heating unit:?Have the "flames" gone out in your?freestanding electric stove heating unit? Easily restore them with a pair of light bulbs and a screwdriver.


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ELECTRONIC MATCHING GAME

Electronic Matching Game

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Looking for a unique Christmas or birthday gift?for a child??Make this clever electronic matching game?using a few simple materials from around the house.


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LAMPS

Electrical Plug

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Replace the plug: Don't throw that lamp or light-duty appliance away just because there's a short in the electrical plug. For a few dollars, you can replace the plug yourself.


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LIGHT BULBS

Outdoor Spotlight

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Out-of-reach light bulbs:?To change spotlights, use this?special extension pole?available at home centers and hardware stores.?Duct tape, petroleum jelly and a spot of solder?can make the job easier.


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PLUGS

Electrical Plug

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Replace the plug:?Don't throw that lamp or light-duty appliance away just because there's a short in the electrical plug. For a few dollars, you can?replace the plug yourself.


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REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER

Thermal Fuse

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Refrigerator won't cool? Freezer won't freeze??Your problem may be a faulty?thermal fuse, or thermistor.?Here's how to check -- and replace it, if needed -- as well as the defrost sensor.? ? ?Part 1? ? ?Part 2


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SWITCHES

Wall Switch

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Light switch: Replacing a simple single-pole, two-way switch.?Be sure to turn off the power (circuit breaker or fuse box) before attempting this. Switches are available at home centers and hardware stores.


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TOASTERS

Toaster

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Repair a toaster??Is it worth it? Find out what it takes in?this two-part, instructional video.?And be sure to check out the viewer comments for additional tips.? ??Part 1? ??Part 2


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