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How to Change a Glacier Bay Bathroom Faucet Cartridge

Glacier Bay faucet fix

Glacier Bay bathroom faucets are stocked by one of the country’s biggest home improvement stores. Designed to be an economical faucet, they perform surprising well under normal conditions. Glacier Bay faucets leak occasionally, however. When they do, perform this simple cartridge change to fix the problem. We described all the steps below that will show […]

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Replacing a Bathroom Sink P-trap

Chrome P-Trap

Replacing a bathroom sink p-trap is a fairly simple process involving just a few very basic skills and some tools you probably already own. If your sink clogs often, or smells funny, replacing the p-trap may just solve the problem. It is an inexpensive way to fix a frequently clogging or smelly sink drain.

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How to Replace a Faucet Aerator

Installing faucet aerator

Replace a faucet aerator to reduce water flow rates from your kitchen faucet, or to improve water flow if your aerator is clogged with sediment. This project is very simple and only takes about ten minutes for the average handyman. It requires a new aerator, a pair of slip joint pliers or vice grips, and […]

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How to Fix a Leaking Kitchen Faucet

Old kitchen faucet

If your kitchen faucet is leaking that drip isn’t just annoying, it costs money, but a leaking kitchen faucet is not hard to fix if you know how. ¬†All you need is ten minutes and few simple tools.

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How to Replace a Faucet Cartridge

Bathroom faucet

Learning how to replace a faucet cartridge takes only a few minutes and it is a fail safe way to fix a leak in any faucet made within the last five to ten years. Today’s faucets all use a simple, sealed and water tight ceramic disc cartridge to operate the water, and this is the […]

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How to Adjust the Hot Water Temperature on a Kitchen Faucet

Mixer tap kitchen faucet and sink

The kitchen faucet usually does not have a temperature adjust knob. However, you can set the temperature using the supply lines. While not a pro’s solution, this creative home repair and adjustment finds a way to get the job done. If you have about 10 minutes and access to your water pipes under the sink, […]

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How to Fix a Leaky Shower Faucet

Bath tub faucet

Leaking shower faucets are frustrating, but easy to fix if you know how. A simple repair takes only ten minutes and solves leaks in all types of modern shower faucets.

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How to Patch a Hole in the Ceiling

Ceiling holes

If your ceiling has holes in it, there are a few different ways to patch them. Since most ceilings are made of drywall, patching the hole is as simple as repairing the drywall. A few of our expert tricks will help you repair or patch any hole in the ceiling, so be sure to read […]

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