Beef up your plumbing skills so you’re ready for anything, whether that’s revamping a bathroom or tackling a plumbing emergency.
Plumbing With PEX Tubing
PEX tubing is an easy-to-install alternative to copper pipe. Long used in radiant heating systems, flexible PEX tubing is perfect...
How Does a Septic Tank Work?
Answer the question of how does a septic tank work with these septic tank diagrams and expert advice.
Install a Reverse Osmosis Water Filter
If you need filtered water, a reverse osmosis system is a good solution
DIY Dictionary: Teflon Tape
What is Teflon Tape? When most of us hear the word 'Teflon' we think of frying pans. But in the...
12 Things Your Plumber Wants You To Know
Steer clear of late-night or early-morning calls to the plumber by avoiding these big mistakes.
Avoid a Plumbing Catastrophe During the Holidays By Doing These Things
Prevent plumbing problems when your house is full of guests by checking these tasks off of your list before the...
Brown Friday: What You Can Learn From Plumbers’ Busiest Day of the Year
It’s not what you think. Learn why plumbers field so many service calls the day after Thanksgiving.
Save Big By Hiring Contractors Off-Season
Choosing the right time to hire home contractors can save you money and get better quality work. Here's the best...
The DIY Plumbing Hall of Shame
These homeowners should've stopped and called a pro several steps prior to finishing their DIY plumbing projects...
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.
Reader Project: DIY Outdoor Shower
Learn how a Family Handyman reader built an outdoor shower in his yard.
7 Tankless Water Heater Myths You Need to Stop Believing
These myths might make you think tankless water heaters aren't effective!