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 Be a Nicer Driver

Being a good driver is about following the laws of the road and sharing that road safely with others.

How to Park, Lock, and Store Your Bike

Deter thieves and protect your bike while on the street and at home.

What to Do About Mold in Your Home

Everything you need to know about what to do if you have mold and how to stop it from growing in your home.

How to Clean Car Seats and Boosters

Remove stains and smells from your child's car seat without compromising safety.

Protect Your Home When You're Away

Leaving town? Make sure your home is protected while you're away.

How to Buy a Car During a Pandemic

Four suggestions for a worry-free car shopping experience whether at the dealership or from home.

11 Things to Do Right Now to Prepare for Fall

Get ready for a new season with this smart list of things to do to usher in autumn.

How to Make a Family Disaster Plan

AAA offers suggestions for keeping loved ones safe in the event of an emergency.

How to Wash and Detail Your Car

Follow these steps for an ultra-thourough DIY detail of your car.

6 Tips for Indoor and Outdoor Composting

Follow these basic rules to successfully compost indoors or outdoors.

How to Compost at Home

Cut down on your household trash, while reaping big environmental benefits.

How to Prepare to Evacuate Due to Wildfire

Get everything in order with this checklist so you can leave quickly and safely if necessary.