Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
dual flush converter

Dual Flush Toilet Conversion Kit

Toilets account for a quarter of the water used in the average home. Older toilets use up to five gallons of water per flush, three times that of newer models. Dual flush toilets save even more water by giving you two flushing options, one for liquid and one for solid waste. Watch this video to find out more.
Using special locknut and basket wrenches to remove a sink strainer.

How to Remove and Install a Kitchen Sink Strainer

Whether you’re fixing a leak in an existing sink strainer or putting in a new kitchen sink, you’ll need to install the sink strainer. Removing and installing a sink strainer is a fairly easy DIY plumbing project that can be accomplished in an hour or less using a few tools. Read on to find out how.
Water meter

How to Check a Water Meter to Find Plumbing Leaks

Find out how to know if you have a hidden plumbing leak in your pipes by checking the water meter for the house.

How to Unclog a Slow Draining Bathtub

To unclog a slow draining tub, remove the assembly that opens and closes the drain, then use a drain stick to remove any hair or other material in the drain. Watch this video to find out more.
Duck Brand faucet cover being installed outside a home

How to Prevent Outdoor Faucets from Freezing

Watch this video to find out how to protect the outdoor spigots on your home from freezing by installing insulated hose bibb covers.
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How to Remove Smells and Odors from Drinking Water

Dean asks, "When we use the hot water in our new home, there is a very strong smelly odor. Please help."

There are several possibilities for the unpleasant odor in your water, including the material the pipes are made of and the water supply itself. Read on to find out more.
Gluing PVC pipes together for irrigation system

Installing Irrigation System for the Kuppersmith Project House

Watch this video to see how a motorized trencher was used to dig trenches for the irrigation system at the Kuppersmith Project house, as well as how the pipes were laid and attached to a central manifold which controls the water flow to each part of the yard.

How To Install a Kitchen Sink Faucet

Installing a new faucet in your kitchen makes a great DIY project for your home and is not as hard as you might think. Read on for step-by-step instructions on how to remove your existing faucet and replace it will a new one, along with a list of the tools and supplies needed.
Faucet mount water filter

The Guide to Home Water Filters — And Why You Need One

Want cleaner drinking water? Look to filtered water — here’s an overview of various systems available.