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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 out which fittings you need.

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...


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Can You Flush the Toilet During a Power Outage?

You may not have lights during a power outage and your refrigerator and microwave won't work, but you should still...



9 Super-Simple Toilet Tune-Ups

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


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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Standalone toilets in the basement are an outdated concept.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 Plumbing 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 2022

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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2022 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.



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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.


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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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Best Toilet Paper To Prevent Clogging

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.


The Toilet Seat: A Brief History

Toilet seats have come a long way.


The Evolution of the Toilet Seat

The toilet seat hasn't always been so simple...


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How a Toilet Works

Learn the basics so you can fix it yourself—and save!


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Here’s Why You Should Install a Dual-Flush Toilet

A dual-flush toilet will do you — and your water bill — a huge favor.


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Is Expensive Toilet Paper Actually Bad for Your Toilet?

There are a lot of ways that a toilet can get backed up. But what if it's actually your expensive...


Here’s How To Make Sure Your Toilet Doesn’t Explode

Yes, it CAN happen in extremely cold conditions!


10 Silent Signs Your House has a Major Plumbing Problem

We've all been there: late at night, laying in bed and drifting off to sleep when suddenly the drip-drip of...

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Making This Mistake With a Clogged Toilet Can Make Things Worse

Tackle the problem of a clogged toilet head-on with this secret cleaner.


14 Toilet Problems You Should Never Ignore

If you spot these troubles with your toilet, don't wait around for them to go away.


How to Level a Toilet: Use Coins for Toilet Shims

Did you know that when leveling a toilet, you can use coins or washers as shims? Coins or washers provide...


How to Avoid Snakes Slithering Up Your Toilet

Snakes know how to slither into some pretty unusual spaces—your toilet being one of them! Here's how to get rid...


Toilets Throughout History

Everybody poops, and for thousands of years, humans have sought better ways to dispose of it. Over the centuries, the...


This Is The Right Time to Replace Your Toilet

Not sure if it's time to replace the john? These signs will help you decipher if it's time to finally...