Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

How to Unclog a Sink in Your Bathroom or Kitchen

Frustrated by a clogged sink? Watch this video for Joe Truini's tips on how to unclog a sink with just a plunger. Anybody can do it!
Using a drain cleaning zip tool to remove hair and other organic matter from a tub drain.

Eliminating Sink and Bathtub Drain Odors

Most odors in sink or tub drains aren’t caused by sewer gas but from organic matter and bacteria trapped in the drain. Watch this video for tips on how to clean drains to remove offensive odors.

How to Repair a Leaking Single-Handle Bathtub Faucet

Heather asks, “The single handle faucet on my bathtub leaks. How do I repair it?”

You probably need to disassemble the faucet and replace the O-ring. Read on to find out how.
Eco-friendly bathroom with ceramic tile floors and blue walls

5 Ways to Freshen up a Bathroom

Light remodeling is one of the biggest trends these days. Learn what it means, and how easy it is from Danny Lipford.
Feeding tube into liquid soap container.

Soap Dispenser Filling Tip

Tired of the hassle of filling the soap dispenser on your sink? Watch this video for a solution to the problem that only requires a piece of flexible tubing and a few minutes of your time.
Using a plunger to unclog a kitchen sink.

How to Unclog a Sink Drain Fast

Watch this video for tips on how to unclog bathroom or kitchen sink drains in no time using a drain snake or a plunger.

How to Repair a Leaky Tub Faucet

After years of daily use, a faucet may develop a leak around the handle when it is turned on, or drip constantly from the faucet no matter how hard you try to turn it off. Both problems can often be solved by replacing the washer and sealing the valve threads with Teflon tape.
Joe Truini siphons standing water from a bathroom sink with a water toy

How to Remove Standing Water From a Clogged Sink

Need to remove standing water from a clogged sink — and lack a wet-dry vac? This toy doubles as a siphon pump, and you can buy one at the dollar store!
Unscrewing a faucet aerator for cleaning.

Cleaning a Faucet Aerator

When a faucet has a weak or intermittent flow, the problem is often a clogged aerator. Watch this video to find out how to use vinegar to clean the faucet aerators in your home.