Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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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.

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.
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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.
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The Best Methods for Cutting and Gluing PVC Pipe

PVC pipe is inexpensive, durable, versatile and easy to use for home improvement projects. Here are the best methods for cutting and gluing PVC pipe.

How to Cut PVC Pipe Square

Watch this video to see how to mark PVC pipe accurately for a square cut by wrapping a strip of thin cardboard around the pipe.
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How to Repair a Stuck Handle on a Toilet

Does your toilet handle stick when you flush? Here's how to easily fix it so you get a smooth flush every time!
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How to Repair a Leaking Buried Pipe

Larry asks, “I have an outdoor leaking water pipe underground. How do I repair it?”

Once you’ve located the site of the leak, the DIY option would be to dig a trench around the leak, repair the pipe, refill the hole, and patch the damage to your landscape. Here's how.
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How to Test for Toilet Tank and Bowl Leaks

Leaks from a toilet tank or bowl can waste thousands of gallons of water if left unrepaired. Watch this video to learn if your toilet is leaking.

How to Unclog a Tub Drain

There are a variety of home remedies for clogged drains that don't require commercial products. One of the easiest drain cleaning solutions makes use of an ordinary plunger.