How to Unclog Anything
Toilets aren’t the only clog-prone fixture homeowners have to deal with. Check out what else is susceptible to clogging—and how...
Your Guide to Winterizing Everything
From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.
How to Upgrade Your Shower in a Weekend
Get an impressive shower upgrade without breaking the bank or turning your basement into a jobsite.
Here’s Why Old Houses Have a Random Toilet in the Basement
Standalone toilets in the basement are an outdated concept. Why were they necessary in the first place?
8 Best Bidet Toilet Seats for 2021
Bidets and bidet toilet seats are becoming more and more popular in the United States. If you're in the market,...
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...
Reader Project: DIY Outdoor Shower
Learn how a Family Handyman reader built an outdoor shower in his yard.
How to Remove a Bathtub Drain in 3 Easy Steps
Need to replace your tub drain? Removing the old one can be a real chore. Here are the three easiest...
Never Connect a Trap to a Vertical Drain Like This
When a trap connects to a vertical drain, install a tee fitting. A “sanitary tee” gives the waste arm a...
Goof Proof Showers (Sponsored)
For a tiling rookie, the hardest, and arguably the most intimidating, part of a shower tile installation is the prep...
Washing Hose Security
My washing machine discharge hose jumped out of the laundry tub and flooded the entire room.
How to Prevent Clogged Drains
Drains always seem to clog at the worst possible time, like when you have a houseful of overnight guests or...
One Piece vs. Two Piece Toilet: What’s The Difference?
Before you buy your next toilet, read this and see which option is best for your bathroom.