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Making sure you know everything there is to know about the electrical, heating and cooling systems in your home.

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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 and vanities.

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...


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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....


Think the Bathroom from Trainspotting was Bad? These Bathrooms Come Close to That

You might want to cover your eyes for some of these...

9 Super-Simple Toilet Tune-Ups

Check out these 9 amazingly-simple ways to optimize your flush


The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.

How to Install a Touchless Faucet

Faucet installation made easy.


How to Install a New Bathroom Vanity and Sink

A fresh new look for your bathroom.


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How to Upgrade Your Shower in a Weekend

Get an impressive shower upgrade without breaking the bank or turning your basement into a jobsite.


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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...


This Is What People Used Before Toilet Paper Existed

Toilet paper is selling out everywhere, which leaves us wondering — what did people do without it in the first...


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Here’s Why Old Houses Have a Random Toilet in the Basement

Standalone toilets in the basement are an outdated concept. Why were they necessary in the first place?


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5 Toilet Paper Alternatives That Will Definitely Clog Your Pipes

Running out of toilet paper? Make sure you don't make matters worse by flushing something that could clog pipes or...


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PEX Supply Pipe: Everything You Need to Know

PEX piping is the biggest revolution since the flush toilet. Learn what it is and everything in between with this...

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8 Best Bidet Toilet Seats for 2021

Bidets and bidet toilet seats are becoming more and more popular in the United States. If you're in the market,...


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2020 Vision on Smart Toilets

Discover what a smart toilet can do for your health and lifestyle.


5 Easy DIY Ways to Trick Out Your Toilet

Functionality and fun for your home’s most important feature.


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 Replace a Garbage Disposal

14 tips and tricks to avoid leaks and mistakes.


Install a Reverse Osmosis Water Filter

If you need filtered water, a reverse osmosis system is a good solution


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Confirmed: This Is How You Should Hang Your Toilet Paper

Over or under? We finally have the answer.


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This is What Happens When You Flush a Goldfish Down the Toilet (Hint: Don’t Do It)

Here's what happens when you flush a goldfish down the toilet.


Reader Project: DIY Outdoor Shower

Learn how a Family Handyman reader built an outdoor shower in his yard.


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This Toilet Saves Japan Millions of Gallons of Water Each Year

Find out what's so special about a toilet that's saving millions of gallons of water.


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The Best Toilet Paper for Your Plumbing

We tested toilet paper breakdown and this is what happened.


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What Is a Bidet and Why Do You Need One?

Experts say bidets are not only more hygienic than toilet paper, but can be easier on your plumbing.


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Should You Caulk Your Toilet to The Floor?

You may not agree, but trust us, you're going to want to.