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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.

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 Upgrade Your Bathroom Vanity

A fresh new look for your bathroom.


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26 Things That Changed DIY Forever

Innovations that improved home improvement.


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Signs of Frozen Pipes (And How to Unfreeze Them)

As temps drop, your risk of a frozen pipe increases. Read on for all you need to know about preventing...

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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Standalone toilets in the basement are an outdated concept.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?

Soldering Copper Pipe

Tips and techniques you need to know


How to Replace a Garbage Disposal

14 tips and tricks to avoid leaks and mistakes.


Toilet Shopping Tips

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


Tips on Choosing a Faucet

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

Soldering Tips

Don't let leaky pipes dampen your day


What is PEX? Plus Tips for Using PEX

Everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask


Handy Plumbing Tips and Tricks

Here are nine of our favorite simple tricks and tips to save you plumbing headaches around the house.



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...