Stop Hiring Out These 10 Home Repairs
Every homeowner should know a trustworthy electrician, plumber and carpenter. But having them do small jobs can get expensive. Consider...
Prevent Water Damage While You Are Away
Water damage from frozen pipes, ruptured washer hoses, leaking supply lines and dripping water heaters costs billions every year. This...
Better Plumbing: Easy, No-Leak Connections
Use pipe thread sealant on plastic, rubber or metal, on washers, rings or gaskets, and especially, on anything that has...
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....
Think the Bathroom from Trainspotting was Bad? These Bathrooms Come Close to That
You might want to cover your eyes for some of these...
Everything to Know About Sump Pump Battery Backups
A dead pump can lead to disaster. Here's how to avoid trouble
10 Home Renovations That Affect Insurance Rates
Some home improvement projects like a new roof or storm-proof windows will help lower your insurance costs, but others can...
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.
Why Old Homes Have Small Galvanized Pipes Sticking Out of the Ground
The galvanized pipes can cause environmental damage, so it's best to identify them as soon as possible!
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...
Avoid Frozen Sump Pump Pipes
What seemed like an easy, inexpensive project could have turned out to be a costly disaster.
10 Cool Fixtures and Hardware with a Matte Finish
Move over stainless! Over the last couple years, designers say there's been an increase in requests for matte black finishes...
Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts
These will definitely get you out of a few jams.
The 30 Secrets a Plumber Won’t Tell You
These secrets could save you a lot of time and money. Get the scoop on things a plumber will never...
5 Top Myths About Septic Systems
There's a lot of misinformation out there about septic systems. Here's what you need to know.
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.
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...
Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage
Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.