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....
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...
What Is a Water Softener and How Does It Work?
Depending on where you live and your water supply, investing in a water softener to pull harsh minerals out of...
7 Tankless Water Heater Myths You Need to Stop Believing
These myths might make you think tankless water heaters aren't effective!
13 Tips to Prepare Your Plumbing for Winter
We all know that water expands when it freezes. That’s not a problem with the ice cubes in your freezer,...
A Water Heater Vent Installed Like This Can Have Lethal Consequences
Installing a water heater vent incorrectly can be extremely dangerous for your family. Learn the wrong way and right way...
Washing Hose Security
My washing machine discharge hose jumped out of the laundry tub and flooded the entire room.
How to Test Your Water Heater Element
We've all been there - you get in the shower only to realize that you have no hot water.
How to Dispose of a Water Heater
The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, will show you how remove and dispose of a water heater.