Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Danny Lipford, on the set of Today's Homeowner, renovating the Kuppersmith historic Tudor home in Mobile, Alabama

Kuppersmith Home Renovation Project 11: Wiring and Plumbing

The Kuppersmith home renovation project follows the extensive renovation of a two-story, Tudor style home built in 1926 in Mobile, Alabama. In the eleventh of our 13-part series, we installed plumbing fixtures, wired outlets and switches, and installed door hardware on the house.

Down and Dirty Toilet Replacement

If your bathroom throne has lost its regal luster and is no longer fit for the king and queen of your house, don’t call a plumber—replace it yourself!
tankless water heater

Energy Efficient Tankless Water Heaters for Your Home

Heating water can account for up to 25% of the monthly energy bill in your home, but an energy efficient tankless water heater can reduce that expense. Unlike a traditional water heater, a tankless water heater only heats the water when you need it. Watch this video to find out more.
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.
Closeup of a man flushing a toilet after using the bathroom

SOLVED: ‘Why Doesn’t My Toilet Flush Properly?’

What you can do to inspect a faulty toilet.
house with bench

How to Remove Mineral Deposits in Your Water

No matter how advanced your water system is in your home, the water will still have mineral deposits in it. This can lead to clogged aerators and sediment filled water heaters. Watch this video to find out how to fix this problem.

How to Cut Plastic PVC Pipe with String

You don’t have to dig a big hole in your yard to cut a piece of plastic PVC pipe that’s buried in the ground. Watch this video to find out how to cut PVC pipe using nothing more than a piece of nylon string.

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.
Danny Lipford installing foam insulation on water pipe in crawlspace under house.

How to Insulate Water Pipes to Prevent Freezing

Watch this video for tips on how to insulate water pipes and keep them from freezing during cold winter weather.