50 Video Tutorials for Newbie Homeowners

Just in case you missed our big news, we bought a house! We move in two weeks from today. We have a lot of packing to do but my husband and I are both beyond excited about moving from our apartment (where we’ve lived since August 2012) to our very first house.

Neither of us are the handy type so I’m a little nervous about the skills we’ll be forced to learn as homeowners. Thankfully, there’s the Internet. Here are some helpful video tutorials for newbie homeowners!


YouTube

As new homeowners, chances are you’re not flush with cash right now. YouTube tutorials are probably going to be your first top when searching out video tutorials when learning a skill needed around the house. There are tutorials for just about anything and everything one could possibly imagine on YouTube. Here are a bunch of videos you might want to watch if you’re a newbie homeowner (in no particular order):

 


Craftsy

I’m a big fan of Craftsy, especially their scrapbooking and painting classes. They are continually expanding their library of videos and now include categories for woodworking and gardening. They even offer several free mini courses to get you started. As for us house newbies, I’m most interested in these full courses:

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shelves benches-boxes
table-saw cabinet-case

Udemy

Udemy has a ton of video courses for people looking to learn home improvement skills- in fact, there’s an entire home improvement category. Here are just a few of the courses I found:

patching-walls-like-a-pro

Patching Walls Like a Pro

build-a-fence

How To Build A Fence: Detailed Fence Design & Construction

build-a-deck

Back Yard Ideas: How To Build A Deck

build-a-shed

How To Build A Shed: Complete Guide For Beginners To Experts

save-energy

Home Energy Made Easy: Save Time, Save Dollars, Save Energy


Skillshare

Although Skillshare is mostly known as a place to learn creative and marketing skills, there are a few home improvement and gardening video courses on there.

stone-wall

How to Install an Feature Stone Wall: You Won’t Even Need Power Tools

home-office

Home Office Design: Love Where You Work

interior-styling

Interior Styling: Style Your Space like a Pro


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