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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...


How to Fix a Toilet Handle

If jiggling the handle doesn't solve the problem, one of these simple fixes probably will.



9 Super-Simple Toilet Tune-Ups

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

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10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips

Simple fixes to household headaches that take 10 minutes or less — these home repairs are quick and easy.


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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Standalone toilets in the basement are an outdated concept.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.


Stop Plumbing Leaks With Ball-Type Shutoff Valves

Choose ball-type valves when replacing toilet or sink shutoff valves



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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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Fixing a Water-Shutoff Valve Leak

Solution to a leak around the water valve shut-off handle

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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...

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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...


Making This Mistake With a Clogged Toilet Can Make Things Worse

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


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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...


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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...