House and Components

A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.

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10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $1,000

Updating countertops, painting the exterior or upgrading an appliance are simple ways to add big value to your home.

10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $500

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $500 you can make some...


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10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some...


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How to Upgrade Your Shower in a Weekend

Get an impressive shower upgrade without breaking the bank or turning your basement into a jobsite.


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How to Clean Faucets and Shower Heads Without Removing Them

Want to clean up your faucets or increase the water pressure from your shower without removing it? Learn how here.

How to Regulate the Hot Water Heater

Install temperature regulating valves without tearing up the bathtub wall


Find and Repair Hidden Plumbing Leaks

Find and fix minor drips before they cause major damage

Basement Waterproofing: How to Install a Basement Drainage System

Install a sump pump as part of your basement waterproofing system.


How to Convert Bathtub Drain Lever to a Lift-and-Turn Drain

Learn how to replace a bathtub drain and install a new stopper.


Shower Faucet Installation

3 common problems; 3 simple solutions


How to Install a Fiberglass Base Over Concrete

Plumb the drain using a special leak-proof drain assembly

How to Clean Showerheads

A quick soak will make your grimey showerhead shine and is an easy way to know how to clean showerheads....


How to Replace a Two-Handle Shower Valve With a Single-Handle Unit

Replace a shower valve without tearing open a wall


How to Fit a Shower Tray

Learn the key steps for how to set a solid base and run a trouble-free drain


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Tile Layout for Tubs and Showers

Get started with the right layout to achieve the perfect tile job.


How to Adjust Sliding Shower Doors

Get sticking shower doors back on track

DIY Outdoor Shower Privacy

Choose from a wide range of outdoor shower enclosures


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Bathtub Caulking Tips

How to achieve smooth caulk.


Install Toggle Bolts for an Adjustable Shower Head

Learn how to install toggle bolts!


Home Trend: White Marble

White marble isn’t reserved for countertops and showers anymore. We’re seeing it everywhere—even on walls!


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How to Drill a Hole in Tile

Mounting towel bars, shower doors and other bathroom accessories often require drilling holes in tile.


How to Install a Flow Control Valve to Quiet Noisy Pipes

Stop high-pitched water noise with a simple add-on valve


How to Clean Glass Windows and Doors

Make glass sparkle again with these simple cleaning solutions