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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....


40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time


How to Install a Battery-Powered Touchless Faucet

Touchless faucet installation made easy.


How to Upgrade Your Bathroom Vanity

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Standalone toilets in the basement are an outdated concept.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?


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


Install a Reverse Osmosis Water Filter

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

How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Basket Strainer

Replace a sink strainer—it’s easy!


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...


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...


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


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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...