Sandbox  Top view

Building a sandbox is a fun and relatively simple DIY project. The end result can provide endless hours of entertainment and imaginative play for your children. If you're looking to build a sandbox for your kids to play in, follow this simple step-by-step guide.

a step-by-step instructional guide to replacing a toilet seat  In a residential home with hardwood floors

If your current toilet seat is wobbly, chipped or just plain dingy, it's likely time to replace it. The entire process shouldn't take longer than 30 minutes and can be accomplished with tools you probably already have on hand. Follow this step-by-step guide.

A homeowner uses a screwdriver to open the drain valve on a residential water heater

Over time, natural minerals can settle to the bottom of your water heater tank and reduce its efficiency, shorten its life and potentially lead to clogs. Here's how drain your water heater — a task you should perform at least once a year.

Moen faucet and bathroom vanity sink

Your bathroom and kitchen sinks can certainly take a beating — especially if you have hard water. Often white, porcelain sinks don’t hide stains well. So when it’s time to clean, you'll know. Follow this step-by-step guide.

A man holding a water heater element damaged from corrosion  In the background the boiler and a view of the lawn  Close up

Among the several possible reasons your water heater isn’t producing hot water, a faulty heating element is one of the most common. Before you shell out the big bucks for professional repair — or full replacement — of your water heater, take these steps to see if the heating element is the culprit.


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