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.
What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home
When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.
15 Things You Should Do When You Find a Burst Pipe
A burst pipe is the last thing anyone wants to tackle. But there are some quick temporary fixes you can...
Avoid Frozen Sump Pump Pipes
What seemed like an easy, inexpensive project could have turned out to be a costly disaster.
How to Upgrade Your Shower in a Weekend
Get an impressive shower upgrade without breaking the bank or turning your basement into a jobsite.
Expert Tips for an Easy Faucet Installation
We caught up with Joe Barnes, a second-generation master plumber with more than 30 years of experience, to tackle...
How to Prevent Water Damage in the House
Water damage from frozen pipes, ruptured washer hoses, leaking supply lines and dripping water heaters costs billions every year. This...
The Best Bathroom and Kitchen Sink Faucets
Choose a spectacular new faucet packed with features that make it harder working and last a lifetime.
Stop Plumbing Leaks With Ball-Type Shutoff Valves
Choose ball-type valves when replacing toilet or sink shutoff valves
Everything to Know About Sump Pump Battery Backups
A dead pump can lead to disaster. Here's how to avoid trouble
How Does a Septic Tank Work?
Answer the question of how does a septic tank work with these septic tank diagrams and expert advice.
Install a Reverse Osmosis Water Filter
If you need filtered water, a reverse osmosis system is a good solution