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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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Homeowner’s Guide to Outdoor Showers

Outdoor showers can be rustic or luxurious, enclosed or open. We discuss the different types, the installation costs and what...


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10 Outdoor Shower Ideas and Designs

It may seem like a luxury, but an outdoor shower is very DIY-friendly! Turn your yard into an oasis with...

10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips

Simple fixes to household headaches that take 10 minutes or less — these home repairs are quick and easy.


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The Homeowner’s Guide to Shower Heads

Learn about each style of shower head, and how to know when it's time to replace yours.

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How to Clean Glass Shower Doors

A certified House Cleaning Technician shares everything you need to know about how to clean glass shower doors — and...


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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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Upgrade Your Kitchen or Bathroom With These Affordable Fixtures

New fixtures are a great way to give your kitchen or bath an affordable face lift. Here are six spectacular...


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Bathroom Breakdown: Understanding Bidet Showers and Hoses

If you're interested in toilet paper alternatives, consider a bidet shower. They're simple, effective, inexpensive and easy to install.

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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


If You Live in These Regions, Pest Populations Are About to Spike

April showers bring May flowers, but a wet winter is just guaranteed to bring spring and summer bugs. Here's how...


Moen Attract Shower Head Review

My family has been using a 'telephone'-style shower for quite a while now.

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.

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How to Adjust Sliding Shower Doors

Get sticking shower doors back on track


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Bathtub Caulking Tips

How to achieve smooth caulk.


DIY Outdoor Shower Privacy

Choose from a wide range of outdoor shower enclosures


10 Showerheads for a Better Shower Experience

Your shower should be a relaxing experience and a great shower head can make all the difference. Whether you like...


Stop Disgusting Hair Clogs With This Handy Product

There are models in various finishes for bathtubs, showers and sinks. They cost about $15 each. To find them, as...


Shower Drip Eliminator

The drip, drip, drip of a leaky faucet or shower head can drive a person to the brink of insanity....