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...
The Lixada Blocklight Is a Small Flashlight with Lots of Power
Let there be light with you everywhere you go with these super-compact and affordable Family Handyman approved flashlights.
15 Common Plumbing Terms You Should Know
Every house has plumbing, and if you want to understand yours, you've got to know the lingo. You'll have more...
How to Change a Showerhead in 3 Easy Steps
Replacing your showerhead is as simple as one, two, three.
How to Fix a Toilet Handle
If jiggling the handle doesn't solve the problem, one of these simple fixes probably will.
How to Install a New Bathroom Faucet in 8 Steps
Learn how to upgrade your bathroom faucet the DIY way. You can do this.
Winterize Your Irrigation System With This Handy $15 Device
Winterizing your irrigation system each fall can set you back some serious money if you pay a service to do...
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...
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...
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.