side by side  before and after  photo of an old shower head and its new replacement

Perhaps your shower isn't putting out the water pressure you’d like, or maybe it is just old and you want something newfangled and fancy — whatever the case, your morning shower can set the tone for the rest of your day, so you want things to start off right. Well, before you take one more unsatisfying shower, do something about it! Learn how to change a shower head, here.

close up shot of a recessed LED light mounted into a bedroom ceiling

Installing recessed lighting is fairly affordable but, as with all projects, it depends on where you live, whether you do the job yourself and the home in which you are installing the fixtures. Here's how to pinpoint what you can expect to the cost to install recessed lighting to be, based on your needs and situation.

insulating an attic

By properly insulating your attic, you can save money by reducing your heating and cooling bills while keeping your house more comfortable all year round. Learn how to insulate an attic in seven simple steps.

before and after photos of a residential oven

Although many modern ovens include self-cleaning features, sometimes the most effective technique for a spotless appliance is good old-fashioned elbow grease. Check out our in-depth guide on how to clean your oven, including what tools you'll need, the different types of oven cleaners available and hot tips for making this dirty deed a little less dreadful.

an outside house bib or faucet mounted to a home s brick exterior shown slowly leaking

A leaky outdoor faucet can drive up your utility bills in a sneaky way, which is why it's critical to catch the leak early and reduce water waste — not to mention money waste. Whether you're handy around the house or hoping to become so, learning how to fix a leaky outdoor faucet is a useful skill that will help make you a more self-sufficient homeowner.

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