a worker cutting plastic pipes for a water supply pipe

Working with PVC pipe on a DIY home-improvement project? Learn how to cut PVC pipe properly using one of these three common methods.

Photo of a man holding a basin wrench next to a kitchen sink

When it's time for a new kitchen faucet, your first instinct might be to call a plumber — but installing a faucet is actually quite simple for the average do-it-yourselfer with just a little know-how and an hour or two of work. Our step-by-step guide will tell you everything you need to know about how to install or replace a kitchen faucet.

Man installing new pool liner on a concrete inground pool

As anyone who’s owned a home with a swimming pool can tell you, pools are a wonderful addition to your backyard oasis — but they also require lots of upkeep. Among these maintenance-and-repair checklist items is your pool liner, which can cost from $1,000 to $3,400 to repair or replace.

wall thermostat

Just like any other system in your home, your thermostat will need to be replaced at some point — so not only will you want to know what to expect in terms of thermostat replacement and installation costs, but what types are available and when to buy a new one.

Broom being used to seal blacktop Asphalt Driveway

Learn what goes into the total cost of sealing an asphalt driveway and what you should consider when deciding between hiring a professional or going the DIY route.

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