Home Repair & Maintenance

Plumber tightening up pipework
The Pros and Cons of Copper Pipes for Your Plumbing System
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Modern bathroom with glass-walled shower over white-tiled bathtub, black faucets and shower head, white sinks, and black-framed mirror
Why You Should Use PVC Pipe in Your Plumbing (And Where to Use It)
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Sand and Gravel Drainage System
Repair Costs for Common Septic System Problems
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A white toilet in a bathroom with white walls and a white and grey tiled floor. A roll of toilet paper is on the wall next to the toilet, hanging on a simple chrome holder.
Septic System Care and Maintenance: A Homeowner’s Guide
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Close-up of man installing insulation on copper water pipe
How to Insulate Water Pipes to Prevent Freezing (or to Save Energy)
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fixing bathroom sink plumbing with wrench
A Homeowner’s Guide to Plumbing Basics
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Bathroom with neutral black tile flooring, small vanity and gray accents
The 10 Most Common Questions Homeowners Have About Septic Systems
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A TPR valve water heater part
How to Test and Replace the TPR Valve on Your Water Heater
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A white bathroom with a floating vanity, white toilet, and pink shower curtain
8 Telltale Signs of Septic System Problems
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Water Is Leaking From The Pipe
8 Common Causes of a Leaking Pipe (and How to Fix the Problem)
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PEX pipes
A Homeowner’s DIY Guide to Plumbing Materials
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A silver anode rod part
Water Heater Anode Rod: What It Is and How to Replace It
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A silver drain of a bathtub
How to Fix a Bathtub Drain Stopper
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plumbing under kitchen sink
10 DIY Plumbing Tips Every Homeowner Should Know
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Woman Rinses Kitchen Sink
How to Fix or Replace a Kitchen Sink Sprayer
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Hand Turning Down Water Heater Thermostat
How to Test and Replace a Water Heater Thermostat
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A water heater in a small white room.
The Ultimate Water Heater Repair Guide
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A sink with a silver faucet and drain. The countertop is marble or granite.
Installing a Bathroom Sink Pop-Up Stopper: An Easy DIY Guide
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stackable washer and dryer
Washing Machine Drain Standpipe: A Beginner’s Guide
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Plunger and kitchen sink.
Is My Garbage Disposal Stuck or Dead?
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Closeup of white and grey patterned bathroom floor tiles with a chrome square grille shower drain in the middle.
How to Clear, Clean, and Maintain a Floor Drain
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Minimalist bathroom with a full-length mirror and a white deer animal head sculpture
10 Easy DIY Fixes for Common Toilet Problems
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Light wood bathroom vanity with a white countertop, metal sink faucet, and a gold bowl with a plan clipping all underneath a mirror
9 Reasons Why Your Sink Is Leaking
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Dripping Faucet
How to Replace an Outdoor Faucet
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Closeup of a Smith brand water heater in a small white room.
7 Telltale Signs That It’s Time for a New Hot Water Heater
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Rustic, old-fashioned style bathroom with white tub and sink, curtain, tiled walls, and wood door
How to Fix a Leaky Tub Faucet
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Water draining at sink background. Water flowing drain in washbasin
7 Tips to Keep Your Drains Clear for Good
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Modernist wood chair in a Minimalist laundry room with white cabinets, and a black washer and dryer.
How to Add a Laundry Utility Sink
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Solar panels on the roof of a home with palm trees in the background
What Does Solar Panel Installation Cost? (And How to Hire for the Job)
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new outside tap
How Does a Freezeproof Outdoor Faucet Work?
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Wood patio table with plants and a white Mediterranean style building with arch windows
How (and When) to Hire an Arborist
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Minimalist living room with hardwood floor, white shag rug, brown velvet couch, wood slat accent wall, photography lamps.
How Much Does Hardwood Floor Installation Cost? (And How to Hire for the Job)
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Blue hexagon tile in a bathroom
How Much Does Tile Installation Cost? (And Tips on How to Hire for the Job)
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Wood flooring in basement rec room area with a lot of space
How Much Does Basement Waterproofing Cost? (And How to Hire for the Job)
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a sea-foam green two-story victorian house with a lush green lawn and a front door with a large glass pane
How to Hire a Lawn Care Company
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An in-ground swimming pool surrounded by landscaping
How Much Does Pool Installation Cost? (And Tips on How to Hire for the Job)
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