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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.

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If You See Green Residue in Your Sink, This Is What It Means

What is causing that blue-green stain in the bottom of your sink? Algae? Toothpaste? Nope, the culprit is copper!


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....

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.


40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time

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...

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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Standalone toilets in the basement are an outdated concept.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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10 Tips to Survive a Blackout

A power outage is more than an inconvenience; it can lead to expensive repairs and may even be dangerous to...


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 Regulate the Hot Water Heater

Install temperature regulating valves without tearing up the bathtub wall


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


How to Remove a Bathtub Drain in 3 Easy Steps

Need to replace your tub drain? Removing the old one can be a real chore. Here are the three easiest...


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

Yes, it CAN happen in extremely cold conditions!


How to Fix a Chipped Sink

How to make an almost invisible repair


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...


Wet/Dry Vac to Drain a Toilet Tank

See how to drain a toilet tank with a wet/dry vac


Toilet Shopping Tips

Want to buy a new toilet? There are an array of options. We offer these tips for the next time...

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How to Remove a Toilet

If you’ve never pulled a toilet, don’t worry it’s very simple.


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How to Install a Toilet

Installing your own toilet is a simple DIY project that will save you up to $200 in plumber’s fees. Les...


Tips on Choosing a Faucet

Style is critical, but don't forget about practical factors



How to Prevent Clogged Drains

Drains always seem to clog at the worst possible time, like when you have a houseful of overnight guests or...