When water isn't draining as quickly as it shouldâ€”or, worse, isn't draining at allâ€”your first move could be a call to a plumber. But if you'd prefer to save money, time, and aggravation, reach for a drain snake.
Beyond leaks, there are other, less obvious ways that you're probably wasting water every day. Take a look at your house and your routine to see if you're guilty of any of these common water-wasting offenses.
If you're putting your home on the market soon, you should focus on upgrades that buyers crave but that also offer a good return on your investment. Ahead are the 10 prized home improvements that are most likely to pay off when the house is sold.
Here are the 15 most popular home improvement projects in the country, according to the most current remodeling survey from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
If you notice your dishwasher leaking, don't risk major water damage to your floor or get stuck washing your dishes by hand; figure out if one of these five reasons is the culprit and fix it.
To decide what will work best in your home, first get to know what separates the two options with these key points in the case of prefinished vs. unfinished hardwood flooring.
Whether it's putting the wrong things down the garbage disposal or doing a bad DIY job, you may be putting your plumbing at risk. To avoid a large plumbing emergency, stop doing these 10 things.
Every homeowner should know how to find a water leak. Read on for advice on determining whether you've sprung one and how to identify its location so you can nip the plumbing problem in the bud.
While black stainless isn't close to toppling traditional stainless steel from the top of the major appliance scene, it's definitely on the upswing. But before ditching your white or stainless steel in favor of this up-and-comer, you're wise to consider the pros and cons of the new black finish.