a freshly stained and polyurethaned hardwood floor

While you can do the work yourself, knowing the costs to have hardwood floors refinished can help you decide whether DIY is worth your time. In terms of total price, professional hardwood refinishing costs an average of $1,800, with a typical range between $1,074 and $2,481 per job.

closed toiler in a small bathroom

A properly functioning toilet offers the baseline convenience we expect in our bathroom, but a corroded flange or damaged ring can put a serious wrench in one of the most basic parts of our daily routine. That's why having an idea of how much it'll cost to install a new toilet is helpful.

water pump and sand filter for above-ground pool

If your pool water starts to appear cloudy, it probably means you need to clean the pool filter. Doing so regularly ensures that your filter lasts a long time. We've got step-by-step advice on how to clean your pool filter, be it a sand filter, cartridge filter or D.E. filter.

cleaning bathroom mirror

Sometimes, it seems like you’ve tried everything and still have streaks and foggy residue left over when cleaning your mirrors. But before you get too frustrated and wind up with seven years’ bad luck, learn the best ways to make your mirrors shine.

man cleaning out the gutters

Gutter-cleaning costs typically run between $120 and $240 for a one-story or two-story home, with the cost increasing for every additional story. Cleaning gutters for a single-story home costs $80 to $220 on average, and $100 to $240 on average for a two-story home.

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