6 Types of Basement Floor Drains
Getting rid of water in a basement with persistent flooding issues is a special kind of problem. Here are six...
A Guide To Pipe Fittings and How To Use Them
If you're doing a plumbing installation or repair, you'll need to buy pipe and pipe fittings. Here's some help figuring...
Unclog Drains with Ease Using This Power Drum Auger
Don't waste your money on a plumber. Instead try this inexpensive, easy-to-use Family Handyman Approved power drum auger.
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...
14 Expenses New Homeowners Waste Money On
It's easy for new homeowners to spend money on things they shouldn't. Make sure you steer clear of these unnecessary...
Worm Drive vs. Direct Drive Circular Saws: Which One’s Best for You?
Learn about the differences between a worm drive circular saw and a direct drive circular saw, and determine which one...
7 Genius Tips and Tricks for Working With Extension Cords
You can't get much done on a jobsite without extension cords. These field-tested tips for storing and using those cords...
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...
6 Home Problems Inspectors Hate to See and How to Fix Them
Reuben Saltzman, president of Structure Tech in Minnesota, identifies potential home problems and what to do about them.
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.
6 Garbage Disposal Myths Debunked
Your garbage disposal is one of your most important kitchen appliances. In fact, nothing does the daily grind quite like...
How to Use a Drain Bladder to Blast Any Sink Clog
Learn how to use a drain bladder to quickly, easily and affordably clear the toughest sink clogs.
What to Know About Drain Bladders
Learn how a drain bladder can easily and inexpensively blast away the toughest clogs.
How to Unclog a Bathtub Drain Without Chemicals
Simply fish out the sticky hair that clogs most drains
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...
Two Ways to Plumb an Island Sink
Two methods for properly venting the drain so that waste water does not clog.
How to Fix a Seized Engine
Sitting idle can cause an engine to seize. Learn how to free it and get your vehicle running again.
28 Handy Hints for Removing Hard-to-Remove Stuff
From scratches, clogged drains, stains, permanent marker and lots in between, we'll show you some of our proven methods for...
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 Find and Repair Hidden Plumbing Leaks
Troubleshoot and fix minor drips before they cause major damage.
How to Remove a Shower Drain From the Top
Use a special drain assembly to quickly and easily install a new drain from the top.