How to replace a three-way light switch

So recently our kitchen lights developed a little quirk. They were set up on a three way switch (two switches controlling the same light bank, one at either end of the kitchen), but for some reason if you turned one switch, you couldn’t turn it off from the other, it would just kick back on…

Let there be light! DIY exterior lamp refinishing

So my wife and I got our house painted, and we wanted to update the external fixtures. From the day we moved into the house, we’ve been leaning towards black or oil-rubbed bronze–the squarish brushed nickel front door hardware was immediately thrown out in favor of an an awesome new fixture from Kwikset. When the…