wheelbarrow full of dirt from digging a trench for a french drain

Prevent surface water pooling and reduce the risk of floods with a French drain. In many cases, French drains aren't overly complicated to install — and you might be able to do it yourself. Here's a cost breakdown.

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The price of a shower remodel varies depending on the size and features of your shower. If you need additional plumbing or tiling, that will add to the cost. On average, expect to pay $3,000 for a shower remodel. Here's a cost guide.

out of focus female worker holds up her weathered wrench

If you called for, say, a plumber, or an electrician, or maybe an HVAC specialist, and a woman showed up to do the job, would you be surprised? You might be if you didn’t already know how few women work in these male-dominated professions. In honor of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we asked women in the home improvement and repair space what attracted them to their respective fields, why the love what they do, and why so few women choose the skilled trades.

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