Drains

Nothing causes calamity quicker than a defective drain. Make sure your shower, sink and bathtub drains look good and work properly.

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5 Signs You Should Clean Your Drains

Clogged drains aren't just an inconvenience; they're a potential health hazard. It's essential to know when it's time for drain cleaning.

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...


How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Basket Strainer

Replace a sink strainer—it’s easy!


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...

20 Tips and Tools That Make House Demolition Simple

Demolition shouldn't be a haphazard job, especially for the professionals. These tips and tools will make your residential remodeling and...


How to Control Dust and Keep Things Clean on the Job

Learn how to control dust, clean up efficiently, and prevent big messes from accumulating on the jobsite.

Worm Drive Circular Saw vs Direct Drive: 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...


How to Install a New Bathroom Vanity and Sink

A fresh new look for your bathroom.


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...


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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...

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.


Pro Plumbers Use These Tricks For Picking The Right Garbage Disposal

Choosing the right disposal can be tricky especially when you want to make your clients happy. The more you know...


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...


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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.

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What to Know About Drain Bladders

Learn how a drain bladder can easily and inexpensively blast away the toughest clogs.


11 Things You Should Never Put Down the Drain

It might be convenient to just rinse with water and flush it down the drain. But trust us, it’s worth...


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How to Unclog a Bathtub Drain Without Chemicals

Simply fish out the sticky hair that clogs most drains


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...


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.


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Do You Have to Run Water While Using the Garbage Disposal?

Chances are you already run water while operating your garbage disposal. But have you ever wondered if it really matters?

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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...


Companies That Stood the Test Of Time 

According to Entrepreneur.com, about 25% of businesses fail in the first year and about 50% of them are kaput after five...


The Best Bathroom and Kitchen Sink Faucets

Choose a spectacular new faucet packed with features that make it harder working and last a lifetime.


Find and Repair Hidden Plumbing Leaks

Find and fix minor drips before they cause major damage


How to Replace a Garbage Disposal

14 tips and tricks to avoid leaks and mistakes.


Replace a Shower Drain From the Top

Use a special drain assembly to quickly and easily install a new drain from the top.