Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Joe Truini siphons standing water from a bathroom sink with a water toy

The Cheapest Way to Unclog a Sink with Standing Water

No wet-dry vacuum? No problem. Here's how to unclog a sink with a toy from the dollar store!
Illustration of toilet with a no-wax seal, caps, screws and other parts

3 Ways To Make Toilet Installation More DIY-Friendly

Need to install a toilet, but uncomfortable with plumbing projects? These innovative products make toilet installation more DIY-friendly than ever.

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!
Closeup of messy, ugly ring of wax left from a toilet's wax seal

The Toilet Dilemma: Wax or No Wax?

A homeowner needs advice on choosing the right type of ring to use under her toilet.
open toilet tank

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.

Finding the Right Contractor & Fixing Bare Spots on Your Lawn

This week’s roundup of Today’s Homeowner solutions to help you around the house.7 Questions To Ask When Hiring a ContractorFinding the right contractor for a remodeling project involves a good deal of...
Outdoor faucet, seen close up, in grayscale.

Outdoor Faucet Repair: How to Fix a Leaky Hose Bibb

Outdoor faucet repairs are important because even a small leak from a hose bibb wastes hundreds of gallons of water. Here's how to fix it.
Outdoor faucet, seen close up, in grayscale.

How to Stop an Outdoor Faucet from Dripping

Watch this video for tips on how to stop an outdoor faucet or hose bibb from dripping.
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.