A squeaky door hinge, wobbly doorknob, or sticking drawer are the kinds of minor household annoyances that go unaddressed for longer than necessary. Small issues do not require urgent attention, so they often remain ranked at the bottom of homeowners' to-do lists. Get this year off to a proactive start by repairing all those little persistent problems. First, take a walk through the house and make note of all those tiny repairs. Then, make them your top priorities for the new year.