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About ACME How is a privately held company owned and operated by ACME, Inc. ACME How is an Internet publisher of detailed articles on maintenance and repair projects around the home. We firmly believe that most people can make many of their own common household repairs. ACME's library of articles on common repairs, enable people to save time and money and gain the satisfaction of making their own repairs.


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Do-It-Yourselfer website helps you to stay on top of household maintenance chores

Palo Alto, CA, August 25th, 2009 We all know maintenance chores around our home are piling up. There are plenty of reasons that we let them go, but now there are a few less excuses. Not knowing when, how often or even how to do the maintenance is no longer a problem. A do-it-yourselfer website offers a free monthly reminder emailed to you at the beginning of each month with a list of maintenance tasks your home may need.

Acme How To's newsletter will remind you each month of household maintenance tasks tailored to the season and month. The newsletter details suggested regular, periodic, seasonal and special item maintenance. Do you know when to fertilize the lawn? Is your answer something like "Spring..ish"? A friendly reminder when it is the right time, takes away the burden of keeping track.

Changing furnace filters, cleaning out rain gutters, inspecting the roof, replacing weather-stripping; these are things a homeowner has to do, but when, or how? The newsletter provides a timely reminder along with links to a library of articles on how to (and also why) do the maintenance tasks.

Sure, no one needs an extra set of chores to take care of, but with this task list, it makes it a lot easier to stay on top of what you should be doing already. Plus there is no better way to save money on keeping your home in good shape than to invest in preventative maintenance. Take care of your home now to save on big repair bills later.

With more than a thousand articles on topics ranging from how to unclog a sink to how to get rid of ants, is a valuable resource for do-it-yourselfers.

DIY Website Adds Cleaning Guides

Palo Alto, CA, August 27th., 2008 A new library of free cleaning guides is available on the do-it-yourselfer oriented website The website publishes detailed articles on how to do common household repairs and maintenance.

In their newest collection of articles AcmeHowTo offers detailed instructions on how to clean a myriad of stains and spills from common household surfaces. With a focus on using the least toxic, yet effective, cleaning compounds, you'll find yourself going to the cabinet for baking soda more often than a commercial cleaning product.

In addition to the library of cleaning articles, Acme features guides on appliance repair, plumbing, electrical, gardening and pest control. A little surprisingly, they also offer articles on PC repair and answer questions about home theater equipment selection and set up. If you don't find what you are looking for there, you can always post a question to the forum section of Acme's website.

With nearly 1,000 articles on topics ranging from how to unclog a sink to how to get rid of ants, AcmeHowTo is a valuable resource for do-it-yourselfers.

New Website Offers Do-It-Yourselfers Complete Home Improvement Solutions, Including Finding Contractors and Financing.

Palo Alto, CA, April 30, 2007 --, a popular, free website that enables do-it-yourselfers to perform a wide range of common household repairs, today launched a sibling Website: The new Website, also free to users, is dedicated to helping individuals complete home improvement projects of all sizes, either by themselves or with the help of a qualified contractor. also offers assistance in finding financing for large home improvement projects.

“Our research revealed that many people visited because they started a project and got stuck,” said Grant Anderson, founding partner of and “So, we offer extremely detailed, comprehensive instructions on how to do just about anything related to home improvement, as well as a way to get un-stuck -- by hiring a contractor who can prevent a bad situation from getting worse.”

Cost-savings are the primary reason why people elect to do home improvement projects themselves. High-quality content on, including illustrations and photographs, offers three ways to achieve this goal: by completing projects themselves, by hiring the right contractor at the best price, and by acquiring financing at the most attractive rate.

Supported by a keyword-based advertising model, offers free access to hundreds of articles on the following topics:

• Cabinetry
• Concrete
• Decorating
• Doors
• Electrical
• Flooring

• Garden
• Insulation
• Landscaping
• Masonry
• Painting

• Plumbing
• Remodeling
• Roofing
• Siding
• Walls
• Windows

A community forum will also enable members to ask specific questions and get answers quickly.


Founded in 1999, empowers ordinary people to save money and reduce waste by repairing common household items by themselves. The free, advertising-supported Website offers hundreds of in-depth repair articles covering appliances, electrical systems, home and garden, personal computers and home theaters, and serves millions of readers annually.

Acme How Launches Home Theater Section

Palo Alto, CA, May 16th 2005 - Internet publisher Acme How announced the opening of the newest wing in its library of home maintenance and repair articles. In a departure from their repair-centric focus, they have added a new index of articles focused on choosing, setting-up and using a home theater.

Founder and President, Grant Anderson, explained "The idea came from the fact that so many people inside our organization were interested in home theater, HDTV, and the equipment and technology associated with modern home entertainment. We were asking each other the same questions and sharing information on what we had learned. None of us were finding the kind of answers we were looking for. The answers we were finding came from so many different sources, and they often contradicted each other."

"Our business is providing answers to common questions that aren't otherwise being well answered. There are so many people with questions about the high definition TVs, and all the associated home theater equipment, that we saw a definite need. The topic is a common one around many homes and answers were in short supply - until now. "

Acme How To's library contains more than sixty pages of Home Theater articles and a glossary of terms. Articles cover a broad range of topics, including an explanation of the different digital television formats, a review of LCD, Plasma, DLP and LCoS television technologies, and primers on equipment and technologies used in home theater.

Acme How To's Home Theater library is located here: