female hand flushing a kohler toilet

Before removing a toilet, you'll need to get every last drop of water out of the tank and bowl — or you’ll risk getting slapped by a rogue splash of water when you lift the toilet out of place. Need to drain your commode? Put on your rubber gloves and follow this quick guide.

Sterilizing kitchen counter tops

Brand-new granite countertops can add a luxurious feel to your kitchen. But once it’s covered in grubby handprints, dried-on food and liquid spills, the lustrous shine can start to dull. Here's how to clean your granite countertops and bring them back to their former glory.

Brick paver installation

Building a backyard patio doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, you can create a beautiful backyard space with just some materials you can purchase at a hardware or big-box store. Here's everything you need to know to build your own patio.

Sold Home For Sale Real Estate Sign and House

If you're selling your home, you don’t want to waste money on unnecessary upgrades. Here’s a rundown of some of the most popular and sought-after updates to help you get the most out of your home — plus some tips on how to increase home value no matter your budget. 

bird s eye view of a window curtain rod mounted to the frame of the window

Windows looking a little ... bare lately? Hanging curtains is something you can do yourself with just a few tools. First, we’ll walk through how to install your curtain rods, and then we’ll hang the curtains.  


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