Bathtub

Here is the basic information you need to know to refinish, remodel or repair your bathtub.

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Here’s How to Remove a Cast Iron Tub

Removing a cast iron tub is a labor-intensive project, but it can be done by patient DIYers. Here's how.

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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...


How to Remove Soap Scum

Find out how to remove stubborn soap scum from all your bathroom surfaces and stop it from coming back.


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Undermount Bathtubs: Everything You Need To Know

The elegance of an undermount tub elevates the bathing experience. But is it right for you? Read on!


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What To Know About Bathtubs

Is your bathroom ready for an upgrade? Here's everything you need to know about selecting and buying a bathtub.

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8 Bathtub and Shower Combo Ideas

Update your bathroom with these clever bathtub shower combo ideas that offer convenience and style.


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What To Know About Slipper Tubs

Discover why the appeal of these bathing beauties goes much deeper than their curvaceous shape.

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Homeowner’s Guide To Soaking Tubs

Is a soaking tub as luxurious as it sounds? If you're considering one for your home, here's what you'll want...


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What To Know About Walk-In Tubs

When you can't shower and bathe the conventional way, think inside the box with a walk-in tub.


5 Best Spa and Jacuzzi Bathtubs For Your Bathroom

Bathe in comfort and get your own spa experience at home with one of these luxurious tubs.


How to Clean Your Bathtub

Follow these steps to keep your tub sparkling.

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Drop-In Bathtubs: What To Know Before You Buy

Go deep on the details of these inviting tubs to decide if they're the right choice for your bathroom.


The Best Way to Clean Bathroom Tile

Make your tile and grout shine again. Here's how.


How to Clean a Shower in 6 Steps

Incorporate these steps into your regular cleaning routine.


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What Are Bathtubs Made Of?

Homeowners base their choice of bathtub materials on cost, cleanability and durability. Weight, sustainability and heat retention are also important.


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...

5 Best Bathroom Shower Lights

These are the best shower light deals on the market.


What Is a Whirlpool Tub?

Everything you need to know before buying a whirlpool tub.


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8 Types of Bathtubs: How to Choose the Right One

You might want to replace the bathtub during a bathroom remodel. Here’s what to consider before buying.


The Easiest Way to Wash Bath Mats

You probably aren't cleaning your bath mats often enough. Here's why you should, and how to do it.


Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces

Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take...


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16 Hydrogen Peroxide Uses You Never Knew About

Keep a bottle of hydrogen peroxide in every room of your house to whiten teeth, clean mirrors, prevent stains and...


9 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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How to Unclog a Bathtub Drain Without Chemicals

Simply fish out the sticky hair that clogs most drains

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How to Caulk a Shower or Bathtub

Make your bathroom look fresh and new again. Read on to learn how to caulk a shower or tub.


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How to Replace a Bathtub Spout

Cutaway photos show how to replace the three most common types of bathtub spouts when they are leaking or broken.


How to Fix a Leaking Bathtub Faucet

This simple DIY repair saves money and water. Learn how to fix a leaky bathtub faucet.


How to Clean Bathtub Stains

These tips on how to clean a stained tub will get it looking great again.


Tile Installation: Backer Board Around a Bathtub

Finally – the tile backer/tub lip problem resolved


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Shower Bar: How to Install Bathroom Grab Bars

You'll love the added safety and convenience of shower bars—and you can install them in a few hours.