Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
running toilet

How to Stop a Constantly Running Toilet

Homeowners with older houses often ask how they can stop a constantly running toilet. There are a couple of simple causes with equally simple fixes.
Closeup, overhead view of a toilet, mid-flush, as cash goes down the drain

How to Fix a Running Toilet

Wondering how to fix a running toilet? Watch this video to learn the two best methods: replacing the flapper valve or adjusting the water level in the tank.
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How to Drain a Toilet

The first step in removing a toilet is to drain all the water out of it. This simple trick uses gravity to pull most of the water out of the toilet bowl, making it easy to remove without making a mess.
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.
Attaching plastic tubing to caulking tube nozzle.

How to Apply Caulking in Hard to Reach Places

Watch this video to see how to make an extension for a caulking tube nozzle from flexible plastic tubing to make it easy to caulk hard to reach places, such as behind a toilet.
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Solutions for Toilets That Don’t Flush

Toilets that run constantly or don’t flush properly are a common problem. Watch this video to find out more.
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!
Gerber Avalanche Elite Round Front Combo Featured at KBIS

Bath Trends from KBIS

Check out the latest trends in bath appliances from the 2018 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, such as Gerber Plumbing’s new Avalanche Elite toilet.
Adjusting the float valve in a toilet tank.

How to Repair a Toilet

A toilet that runs constantly or doesn’t flush properly can be quite a nuisance and waste of water. There are several common problems associated with toilets that are fairly easy to diagnose and repair. Watch this video to find out how.