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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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Make Dirty Silicone Caulk Look New Again Without Replacing It

We tried GE Re-New, the product that spiffs up the silicone seams in your kitchen and bath in no time.

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Undermount Bathroom Sink Buyer’s Guide

Undermount bathroom sinks are sleek, sophisticated and clean-looking. If you're in the market for a new one, there are plenty...


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Homeowner’s Guide To Bathroom Sink Dimensions and Sizes

Bathroom sink dimensions fall within standard ranges, but there are no rules. The good news? You can usually find a...


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Homeowner’s Guide To Drop-In Bathroom Sinks

Drop-in bathroom sinks are extremely popular and range in style from utilitarian to uncommonly distinctive. Here's what to know before...


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A Homeowner’s Guide To Vessel Bathroom Sinks

Still quite popular, vessel bathroom sinks can add a touch of elegance and drama to any bath or powder room.

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Undermount vs. Drop-In Sinks: Which Is Better?

Curious about undermount vs. drop-in sinks? Read on to learn about both types so you can decide which of these...


How to Create a Home Spa Bathroom

See the ways you can easily transform your bathroom into a spa oasis, from replacing shower fixtures to upgrading lighting...

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If You See Green Residue in Your Sink, This Is What It Means

What is causing that blue-green stain in the bottom of your sink? Algae? Toothpaste? Nope, the culprit is copper!


How to Make and Install a Flushmount Sink and Countertop

Save on countertops by making them yourself with the luxury option of an undermount sink.


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13 Best Sink Cleaners

There are more germs in the kitchen sink than in the toilet after flushing! Clean and sanitize the kitchen sink...


How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Basket Strainer

Replace a sink strainer—it’s easy!

45 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Your kitchen will never function better if you avoid these common mistakes.


17 Things to Keep Within Reach in the Kitchen to Make Life Easier

Never worry about having a jar that won't open.


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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...


How to Install a Touchless Faucet

Faucet installation made easy.


How to Install a New Bathroom Vanity and Sink

A fresh new look for your bathroom.

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8 Best Sink Mats and Grids

A sink mat or grid will protect your sink, as well as your dishes, from scratches and dings.


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15 Things Home Inspectors Wish You Knew

These things home inspectors wish you knew can help sellers prepare for a home sale and make buyers aware of...


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.


How to Unclog a Sink Drain Without Using Chemicals

Unclog any sink without using chemicals.


How to Clean and Unclog a Kitchen Sink Drain

With two simple tools — a plunger and a drain snake — you can clear 95 percent of your stopped-up...


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This Is What Professional Housecleaners Recommend to Keep Your Home Tidy

Ever wonder how some people never have mountainous piles of dishes in the sink, grime on the fridge handles or...


How to Build a Portable Prep Table for Your RV Road Trip

Running water and a work surface for convenient outdoor cooking.


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How to Clean Rubber Car Mats

Cleaning the dried mud and spilled coffee off your rubber car mats is quick and easy with a high-pressure garden...


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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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 Fix a Sinking Driveway

Repair the apron in front of your garage door.


Stop Plumbing Leaks With Ball-Type Shutoff Valves

Choose ball-type valves when replacing toilet or sink shutoff valves


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How to Replace a Shutoff Valve

Stop under-sink leaks with this 30-minute fix.


Install a Reverse Osmosis Water Filter

If you need filtered water, a reverse osmosis system is a good solution


Replace a Sink Sprayer and Hose

How to remove and replace a bad sprayer hose