how to replace toilet handle

How to Replace a Toilet Handle

Is your toilet handle broken? Perhaps it’s rusty and dingy in appearance or maybe it’s become loose? Whether you’re replacing your toilet handle out of necessity or to improve the appearance of your bathroom, this simple DIY project can be done in 15 minutes or less. How to Replace a Toilet Handle in 6 Steps […]

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how to replace a toilet fill valve

How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve

Toilet won’t flush? Is the toilet flushing, but not completely? It may be due to a faulty fill valve. A toilet fill valve is the component of the toilet that is responsible for refilling the tank after every flush. Over time, the fill valve will succumb to general wear and tear and need to be […]

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how to reset a garbage disposal

How to Reset a Garbage Disposal

If you spend lots of time whipping up delicious meals in your kitchen, then your garbage disposal is likely one of your most valued appliances – that is, until it stops working. Although garbage disposals are a convenient appliance, they can malfunction when you need them most. Fortunately, if your garbage disposal has stopped running, […]

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How to Unclog a Bathtub Drain

How to Unclog a Bathtub Drain

If you have long hair or live with someone who does, we bet you’re all-too-familiar with clogged bathtub drains. We all shed strands of hair when we shower and over time, hair builds up in the bathtub drain. The result? A huge glob of wet, slimy hair prevents the tub water from draining properly. Hair […]

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How Landscaping Can Save You Money

How Landscaping Can Save You Money

There are numerous ways you can save money on your energy bill, but did you know you can utilize landscaping to help you save also? Landscaping is a great way to not only make your home more beautiful, but save money too. Studies show that well-planned landscaping can actually reduce an unshaded home’s AC costs […]

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shower wont turn off

What to Do When Your Shower Won’t Turn Off

Do you have a shower that won’t turn off? When water still comes out after you’ve closed your faucet, it’s usually a sign of an issue with the cartridge. The cartridge is a device that stops the water and controls the amount of cold and/or hot water that comes out of the faucet. Over time, […]

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standing water in dishwasher

How to Fix Standing Water in a Dishwasher

A dishwasher is a time-saving appliance that takes most of the work out of post-meal cleanup. However, as with any appliance, it can develop a problem that will need your attention. One of the most common problems that occur is standing water in the dishwasher. Standing water should never be in the dishwasher once the […]

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What to Do When An Electrical Outlet Sparks

What to Do When An Electrical Outlet Sparks

If you plug in a device and the outlet sparks, it might concern you. You’ll probably wonder if the spark is signifying a problem or if it’s just a normal occurrence and nothing to worry about. What Does It Mean When an Outlet Sparks? While you might be shocked, (no pun intended), to see your […]

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water hammer

What Is Water Hammer and How Do You Fix It?

You turn off your faucet only to be greeted with a loud BANG! Meanwhile, your faucet vibrates from the impact. Sound familiar? If so, you’re dealing with water hammer. Water hammer is the non-technical term for hydraulic shock. It occurs when water sends a shock wave that exerts a large amount of pressure. This results in […]

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How To Replace A Toilet Flapper

How to Replace a Toilet Flapper in 6 Steps

The toilet flapper is a tiny, hinged flap valve that lives within your toilet tank. This simple piece of plastic and soft rubber is small but mighty and has an important job to do. Connected by a chain hanging down from the flush handle lever, the flapper allows you to flush your toilet without giving […]

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