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.

8 Exterior Home Maintenance Tasks You Shouldn’t Skip

Here’s what to inspect, clean, and repair outside your home once springtime hits.

How to Safely Bike on the Road

Six bike safety tips from AAA to help keep you safe.

How to Get Preapproved for a Mortgage

These simple steps will help you through the process of getting a preapproval letter from a lender.

16 Things Every Homeowner Should Know How to Do

Keep your home safe, comfortable, and healthy—and save money—by handling these simple repairs and improvement projects yourself.

How to Raise a Good Teen Driver

Parents are key in keeping teenagers—and the rest of us—safer on the road. Here are our top tips for parents to raise a teen driver.

12 Things to Do to Get Ready for Spring

'Tis the season for cleaning, reading, and—unfortunately—sneezing. Win at spring with these tips, tricks, and twists.

What to do if You Are the Victim of a Data Breach

Three steps to take if your personal information is leaked from a corporation.

Everything You Need to Know About Setting Up a Smart Home

Find the best products, keep your home safe, and save time and money with this smart home guide.

How to Childproof Your Home

Childproof your home to prevent accidents and injuries.

11 Simple Steps to Prepare Your Car for Winter

These simple steps can save you time and money this winter. 

5 Remote-Learning Tips for Parents

Re-create school at home this fall without adding stress.

12 Ways to Organize Your Digital Life

Simplify your storage, protect your data, and reclaim your sanity.