Why You Should Use a Random Orbital Sander for Sanding Cabinets
If you're looking for a smooth finish to your cabinets, reach for your trusty random orbital sander, not a finishing...
7 Best Small Dehumidifiers to Fight Dampness, Tested and Reviewed
We put the best small dehumidifiers to the test in the humid U.S. South. Here's which ones provided the most...
What Is a Ball Valve and Why Should I Use Them In My Home?
Replacing your old water supply shutoff valves with quarter-turn ball valves is easy, and makes your other plumbing repairs go...
Can Stainless Steel Go In the Dishwasher?
We spoke to experts to understand when it's OK, and when it's best to stick with handwashing.
8 Stylish DIY Loft Bedroom Ideas
Maximize space and style with these designs adults and kids will love.
4 Emergency Substitutes for Dishwasher Detergent
Out of dishwasher detergent? We've got you covered!
I Tried the Halo Pizza Oven, and It Made Restaurant-Quality Pizza at Home
A native New Yorker put the Halo Pizza Oven to the test to see if it could give him a...
How To Use a Dishwasher Properly
Need some help with this kitchen staple? Our experts explain the right way to load and run a dishwasher.
Why Is Water Dripping from My Bathroom Fan?
Drips are usually caused by condensation, but a roof leak can also be the culprit. Here's how to stop that...
10 Shower Niche Ideas for Your Bathroom
Get inspired by these recessed designs that provide convenient storage without intruding on the shower space.
What Is a Dishwasher Air Gap and Why Is It Important?
Some dishwashers are installed with an air gap, and some aren't. We'll explain what an air gap is, what it...
5 Most Reliable Refrigerator Brands, According to Repair Techs
We spoke with three appliance experts to find the most reliable refrigerator brands. We also asked them for their favorite...
How To Fix a Wobbly Toilet
Wobbly toilets may lead to more serious problems in the future. Luckily, it's an easy DIY fix.
What Is a Bathtub Surround?
Looking for a new tub surround? Learn the pros and cons of fiberglass, acrylic, solid-surface and engineered stone options.
9 Bathroom Mold Types To Be Aware Of
Wondering what kind of mold is growing in your bathroom? Learn about common bathroom mold species and whether they're cause...
I Tried It: My Honest Bissell Little Green Review
Messes are inevitable, especially in a home with kids, pets and gardeners. We found a way to make...
How to Install Surface-Mounted Wiring and Conduit
Adding a new light or receptacle to your garage or basement is easier than you think.
I Tried the NuWave OxyPure Air Purifier and Noticed Less Dust Around My House
Curious about all the hype around air purifiers? We tested one popular model that purifies over 2,500 square...
A Guide to Helical Piers
The name makes them sound more complicated than they are. Helical piers are basically foundation posts that screw into the...
Do Dishwashers Use Up Your Homes’ Hot Water?
Learn more about optimal water temperature for clean dishes.
Nolah Mattress Review: The Evolution Bed Is a Side Sleeper’s Dream
Yes, I’m writing this Nolah mattress review from bed–it’s that comfortable!
Understanding the Different Parts of a Furnace
Your furnace's job is keeping you warm. Get to know the parts of a furnace so it will do that...
Why Is Your Dishwasher Leaking From the Bottom of the Door?
It's probably because of a dirty door seal. Luckily, it's a DIY fix. Our expert shows you how, and it...