Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

How to Select Plumbing Fixtures for a Bathroom

One of the key elements of a bathroom renovation is the various fixtures that go in it. A number of new styles and finishes have been introduced in recent years that can give your bathroom a unique touch.

Remove Tub Faucet Junk With Ease

Over time the diverter valve on a bathtub faucet can become encrusted with mineral deposits, salt and sediment, making it difficult to operate and causing you to have to yank on it in order to direct the water up to the showerhead. Here is how to fix this problem.
low flow faucet aerator

Low-Flow Faucet Aerator

One way to save water is to install low-flow aerators on kitchen and bathroom faucets. They can be installed in minutes by screwing them into the end of faucets. While most aerators limit water to three gallons per minute, low-flow models are available for around $5 that can reduce the flow to as little as one GPM. This can reduce faucet water usage and save energy.

How to Add Grit to a Slick Driveway

William's aggregate driveway is slanted and slick. He needs to know if there is a way to make it easier to walk on.
Alchemy Glass & Light sink made from reclaimed glass.

Recycled Designer Glass Sinks

Several of the sinks designed by artist Steve Weinstock for the Celestial Series from Alchemy Glass & Light feature reclaimed glass shards arranged in a mosaic pattern and embedded in 3/4” thick glass. Read on to find out more.
Installing a Pfister Universal Transitional Tub and Shower Trim Kit

Pfister Universal Transitional Tub and Shower Trim Kits

Watch this video to find out about Pfister Universal Transitional Tub and Shower Trim Kits, which allow you to update the look of your tub faucet and showerhead without having to replace the existing plumbing.
Delta Broadmoor bath faucet with pull-down spray wand

This Faucet Makes Bathroom Cleaning Easy

The pull-down spray wand is now available for bathroom sinks, too. Meet the Broadmoor Bath Faucet from Delta.
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.
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!