How-To Tips & Tricks

AAA's Via Magazine helps you outsmart life's challenges at home and on the road. Browse all our how-to guides on topics including your car, home, and money.

How to Sell Your Car Online

It’s a seller’s market and companies are vying for your used car.

How to Do Basic Bike Maintenance

These DIY preventive measures keep your bike in working order so you’ll stay safe on the roads and trails.

How to Get Rid of Gnats and Flies

Plus how to keep these pesky flying creatures away from your home.

How to Plan and Prepare for the Perfect Road Trip

Get the most out of your next road trip with these steps.

Home Maintenance Schedule

Basic maintenance tasks can quickly pile up or easily be forgotten. This checklist has you covered.

Simple Steps to Make Your Home More Welcoming to Disabled Guests

Minor adjustments can improve your home’s accessibility and comfort for visitors.

How to Safely Pack Medications to Travel

Putting all your medications in one bottle can save space in your luggage, but it can also be risky.

How to Protect Your Child From Identity Theft

Find out why kids are at high-risk for fraud—and how to safeguard them.

How to Take Better Care of Your Technology

Improve performance and help your phone, tablet, and computer last longer.

How to Prevent and Fix Clogged Pipes

And when to call on a plumber for help.

How to Reduce Holiday Waste

Start new, sustainable traditions that reduce your impact without minimizing joy.

How to Mail Holiday Gifts

Before you wrap and ship, check out these tips to help your packages arrive safely and on time.