How to Dispose of a Water Heater
The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, will show you how remove and dispose of a water heater.
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 Test Your Water Heater Element
We’ve all been there – you get in the shower only to realize that you have no hot water.
How to Build a Crate End Table
Gather up the materials and follow the illustrations and instructions below to build this crate end table.
28 Tips for Becoming a Master Plumber
Whether you live in an apartment, a single-family home or a condo, sooner or later, you'll encounter a plumbing-related emergency. Luckily, many…
Sump Pump Battery Backup
A good sump pump installation should include a backup system for breakdowns and power outages. Learn the pros and cons of four pump backup…
How Does a Septic Tank Work?
Save big money by understanding how does a septic tank work—and what can go wrong—so you can perform your own septic system…
Prevent Frozen Pipes With Insulation and Warm Air
Protect water lines running through crawl spaces or near outside walls with a chase made from rigid polystyrene foam and ventilated with warm…
How to Replace a Garbage Disposer Splash Guard
Fix a torn splash guard on your garbage disposer by removing the disposer and installing a new guard. It’s a quick and simple fix.
Upgrade Your Ice Maker Supply Line
If that plastic water line behind your fridge that feeds the icemaker makes you nervous about water damage, replace it with a stainless steel…
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…