Making sure you know everything there is to know about the electrical, heating and cooling systems in your home.
What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home
When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.
15 Things You Should Do When You Find a Burst Pipe
A burst pipe is the last thing anyone wants to tackle. But there are some quick temporary fixes you can...
Avoid Frozen Sump Pump Pipes
What seemed like an easy, inexpensive project could have turned out to be a costly disaster.
DIY Water Heater Testing and Repair
A one-hour DIY repair that will save you the cost of calling the plumber
Signs of Frozen Pipes (And How to Unfreeze Them)
As temps drop, your risk of a frozen pipe increases. Read on for all you need to know about preventing...
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 Flush a Water Heater
Extend the life of your water heater: Learn how to drain water heater fluid and get your water heater running...
Expert Tips for an Easy Faucet Installation
We caught up with Joe Barnes, a second-generation master plumber with more than 30 years of experience, to tackle...
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...
How to Extend Your Water Heater’s Lifespan
A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing and extends your water heater's lifespan.
How Do I Know if I Have Frozen Pipes and How Can I Stop It?
Frozen pipes are a headache no one wants to deal with. Here's how to prevent and spot frozen pipes, as...
The Best Bathroom and Kitchen Sink Faucets
Choose a spectacular new faucet packed with features that make it harder working and last a lifetime.
DIY Water Heater Installation
When your water heater begins to leak, you have to install a new one fast.
How to Plumb a Water Softener
Branch off cold water lines to outdoor faucets before running the cold water through the water softening system.