Becoming a first time homeowner can be one of the most rewarding and challenging experiences you can face. At first it’s all about arranging the furniture, painting and hosting your first party, but as time sets in – even with newer homes – it becomes about fixing leaky faucets, unclogging drains and trips to the hardware store.
ThisOldHouse.com has compiled a list of tips tricks and skills you will most likely need as you embark on the adventure that is home ownership. For instance, I bet you never thought of using a raw potato to remove a broken light bulb base (apparently russets are recommended). Take a look at the list and be better prepared to face the challenges your house may throw at you.