All the information you need about your home’s plumbing system including toilets, water heaters, softeners and conditioners.
DIY Water Heater Testing and Repair
Heating elements on electric hot water heaters sometimes fail long before the water heater, but replacing them in a hot...
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.
Best Off-Grid Water System Options for Your Cabin
Interested in an off-grid cabin, but not sure how to tackle the water problem? These are your options for water...
10 Hazards You Haven’t Thought of at Home
Learn more about the hazards you haven't thought of at home
36 Almost Unbelievable Plumbing and Electrical Goofs
Read these DIYers' embarrassing moments stories and DIY fails from plumbing and electrical mistakes.
100 Plumbing Goofs and Other Scary Stuff
A plumbing problem is no laughing matter, but it is fun to see the problems before they're solved. Check out...
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...
Year-Round Home Maintenance Checklist
Don't be caught off-guard! Maintaining your home is much easier than paying for big repairs. Look through this home maintenance...
Avoid Frozen Sump Pump Pipes
What seemed like an easy, inexpensive project could have turned out to be a costly disaster.
Makita’s Line of Cordless Pro Cleaning Tools
Everything you need to know about Makita's new line of cordless, pro-grade cleaning tools.
Choosing the Best Water Filter for Your Home
Do you need a simple pitcher or a whole-house system? Water filtration isn't a one-size-fits-all solution to your drinking water...
What to Know About Frozen Pipes
Don't let frozen water pipes cause a flood. Here's what to know about frozen pipes, including how to prevent them...
Fact or Fiction: Is Your Tap Water Safe to Drink?
Clean, safe water is vital for drinking, cooking, bathing and more, yet most people barely give it a thought. Here's...
6 Things Plumbers ALWAYS Do In Their Own Homes
Plumbers say keeping up on a few basic tasks and best practices is the secret to a well-maintained, fully-functioning home...
5 Top Myths About Septic Systems
There's a lot of misinformation out there about septic systems. Here's what you need to know.
The 10 Most Common Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make
You can fix most household plumbing repairs and even update plumbing fixtures with just a few special tools and a...
Should You Have a Water Alarm In Your Home?
A water alarm alerts you to leaks in vulnerable places in your home, and can help avert serious — and...
What You Need to Know About Your Septic System’s Drainfield
Knowing how to care for and maintain your drainfield will keep your entire septic system running properly.