Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

5 Ways to Stop Wasting Your Water

Water conservation is fast becoming a priority for many homeowners. Adopt these simple water saving measures to cut your home’s water usage.

PFAS in Drinking Water — Why You Should Be Concerned 

The EPA has lowered the acceptable amount of PFAS in drinking water. Learn more about these forever chemicals and how you can limit your exposure.

Today’s Homeowner Radio Podcast | August 6, 2022

In this week's radio show, hear our suggestions for matching wood posts to vinyl, cleaning old wallpaper, and more.

Spa Bathroom Ideas: 5 Ways to Create a Relaxing Retreat

Need ideas to turn your boring bathroom into a spa? These simple changes can transform any bathroom from a routine stop to a serene sanctuary!
Bathtub spout

Plumbing: Replacing a Tub Spout

When it comes to home maintenance changing a tub spout is about as simple as it gets. The variables related to installation are limited to two basic...
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.
Illustration of a toilet with a see-through tank and a red Fluidmaster flapper

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 Replace a Toilet Flapper Valve

Have a constantly running commode? The toilet flapper valve can crack and warp, which causes water to leak. Watch this video for the easy fix.
Man cuts pvc pipes with red pvc cutters

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.