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 more smoothly.
Yeti’s New Stackable Cups Are the Perfect Camp Coffee Accessory
Whether for your mobile camp coffee bar or your kitchen at home, these barista-friendly cups are just the right size.
Why Are Your Dishwasher Pods Not Dissolving?
Get the most out of your dishwasher pods with expert troubleshooting tips.
11 Pro Tips for How To Paint Trim
Walls tend to take center stage when painting, but trim is important, too. These pro-approved tips are the key to...
What Are Toilets Made Out Of?
The vast majority of toilets are made of the same, single material. We explain why, and whether any other options...
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.
10 Shower Niche Ideas for Your Bathroom
Get inspired by these recessed designs that provide convenient storage without intruding on the shower space.
How To Replace a Bathroom Exhaust Fan
Tired of the noise your bathroom fan makes? Install a new one in a few hours without ripping up the...
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...
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...
Understanding the Different Parts of a Bathtub
Hopefully, we all bathe regularly. Knowing the different parts of a bathtub can help you keep yours working right.
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.
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...
I Tried the AirHood Portable Kitchen Air Cleaner and It’s Life Changing
Reduce grease, smoke, odors and oils in the kitchen with the portable AirHood cleaner.
How To Build a Bar At Home
A home bar sounds like a more difficult project than it is. Here we explain the process with the help...
How To Build a Bathroom Vanity
A bathroom vanity may seem too complicated for your skill set, but it's probably not. Just follow this sleek design...