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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 big changes to your home.

12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


How to Upgrade Your Bathroom Vanity

A fresh new look for your bathroom.


How to Fix a Leaky Faucet

Fix a dripping kitchen faucet with replacement parts.


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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...

4 Weekend Kitchen Upgrades

Do you want a kitchen refresh? A brighter, more user-friendly kitchen is just four weekends away.


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How to Wash Your Hands the Right Way

Turn on the faucet and grab some soap. You're going to want to practice 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.


How to Use Water Hammer Arresters to Stop Banging Water Lines

Stop water hammer with simple add-on arresters


How to Repair a Single-Handle Kitchen Faucet

Techniques for solving a tough faucet problem


Unclog a Kitchen Faucet Aerator

Weak water flow? Check for a clogged aerator first.

Replace a Sink Sprayer and Hose

How to remove and replace a bad sprayer hose


How to Simply Fix Loose Faucet Handles

Fast fix for an annoying problem


How to Stop a Freeze-Proof Faucet From Leaking

Nuisance stopper! Fix that drippy outdoor faucet.


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How to Replace a Bathtub Spout

Cutaway photos show how to replace the three most common types of bathtub spouts when they are leaking or broken.


Quickly Fix a Leaky Faucet Cartridge

Whether your faucet leaks from the spout or handles, you'll find it easy to repair with these tips for replacing...

How to Replace a Kitchen Faucet

Lots of useful tips and step-by-step advice on how to install a new kitchen faucet, including how to avoid common...


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Slow Running Water: Unclog the Aerator

Simple fixes for a pull-out faucet


How to Fix a Leaking Bathtub Faucet

This simple DIY repair saves money and water. Learn how to fix a leaky bathtub faucet.


Fix a Leaking Frost-Proof Faucet

Check out these fixes for common faucet problems


How to Fix a Leaking Sink Sprayer

Diagnose and cure pullout sprayer problems


How to Install an Outdoor Faucet

Stop lugging around that hose


Install a Laminate Kitchen Countertop

Out with the old, in with the new, including a new sink and faucet.


Fix Leaks at the Garden Hose Spigot

A worn-out vacuum breaker is usually the culprit

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How to Clean and Repair a Clogged Faucet

Regular aerator clean-ups make a big difference in water flow


Cool Tool: Wrench for Removing Faucets

This faucet wrench removes stubborn faucet nuts quickly and easily


Fix a Leaking Faucet

Learn to fix the most common causes of a leaking faucet.


How to Install a Frost-Proof Outdoor Faucet

This inexpensive faucet can save thousands in water damage—and prevent water contamination


Need a New Kitchen Sink? 11 Pitfalls of Sink Replacement

Common problems that could turn your project into a nightmare—and how to avoid them


How to Fix a Dripping Shower

You don't have to replace the whole faucet just to fix a drip.