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Glass Block Window Installation for the Bathroom

Read this step-by-step guide on installing glass block in your bathroom.

Ask S5 E7 segment, Richard Trethewey changes a toilet seat
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How to Change a Toilet Seat

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and host Kevin O'Connor share tips for removing rusted, stubborn toilet seats

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How to Replace a Wall Tile

In this how-to video, This Old House tile contractor Joe Ferrante replaces cracked ceramic tile

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How to Install a Tub Grab Bar

In this how-to video, create a safer bath with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva

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How to Install a Pedestal Sink

Plumbing expert Richard Trethewey makes a challenging bathroom renovation task look easy

How to Install a Bidet in Your Bathroom

Installing a bidet takes just a little bit of work and adds something extra to a master bath. Read on for tips on how to install one in your bathroom.

How To Drill Through Ceramic Tile With Ease

With the right tile drill bit, you’ll be able to drill into ceramic without cracking it. Read our guide to learn how.

Bathtub Tile Surround: Installation in 7 Steps

Learn the time and costs required to tile around a tub shower, including step-by-step instructions on pro installation.

How to Fix a Leaking Toilet

Here’s why your toilet might be leaking at the base and how to fix it to prevent costly structural damage.

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How to Replace a Shower Pan

In this how-to video, This Old House plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey installs a new waterproof shower floor.

How to Caulk a Bathtub

Bathtub caulking doesn’t have to be difficult. Read to learn which is the best caulk for a bathtub, and how to give your tub a fresh new seal.

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Ceramic Tile Flooring in 9 Steps

Here are simple installation tips on bathroom flooring and floor tile that’ll keep what’s underneath your feet solid and long lasting.

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How to Repair a 3 Handle Shower Faucet

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey repairs and replaces a leaky shower valve.

How to Turn a Dresser into a Bathroom Vanity

Taking a cue from reader remodels, we decided to retrofit a charming vintage dresser for a whole new purpose.

Bathroom Remodel Ideas on a Budget

Looking for a DIY bathroom remodel that won’t break the bank? See how a little bit of creativity and four gallons of paint kept costs way down and transformed this makeshift space.

Plumbing expert demonstrating how to unclog a bathroom sink.
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How to Unclog a Bathroom Sink

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey reveals the best ways to unclog a slow draining bathroom sink.

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How to Fix a Shower Faucet

Learn how to replace an old shower valve with a single handle with This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey.

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How to Tile a Bathroom Floor

Installing bathroom floor tiles isn’t a job for beginners. Watch what it takes as contractor Angelo McRae installs a new mosaic-tile floor.

How to Fix a Leaking Toilet

Identify parts and problems with this handy guide.

How to Install a Toilet

This Old House plumbing expert Richard Trethewey's method for putting in a new toilet—or replacing an old one.

How to Add the Perfect Half Bath

Tips and guidelines for squeezing a powder room into an existing floorplan.

All About Tile Grout and How to Clean It

Explore the basics of grout — the difference between cement-based and epoxy grout, sealers, colors and cleaning.

Bathtub Liner or Refinishing: Which Is Worth It?

Bathtub liners and spray refinishing both give you a new-looking tub without the cost and mess of ripping out the old one.

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How to Install a Pressure-Balance Shower Valve

Maintaining safe shower water temperatures with This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey

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How to Caulk Around a Bathtub

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates the correct materials and techniques required for re-caulking a bathtub

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New Solutions to Unclog Sinks

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey discusses some innovations that can make clearing a clogged sink easier

Bath Tiling Made Easier

Renovating your bath? Take the stress out of a DIY tile job—and save some time and money—with these off-the-shelf helpers

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How to Paint a Mold-Resistant Bathroom

Ask This Old House painter Mauro Henrique paints a bathroom using a mold-resistant paint, in this edition of DIY Smarts.

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How to Replace a Shower Cartridge

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Seattle to help a homeowner whose shower runs cold whenever there’s a demand for hot water elsewhere in the house.

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How to Choose a New Toilet Seat

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey discusses DIY Smarts on the basics of choosing and installing toilet seats.

Fix a Chipped Sink

Whether it’s a plumber’s wrench or a heavy stockpot, slips happen—and vitreous china, fireclay, and enameled-metal sinks often bear the scars. Luckily, DIY repair kits that contain epoxy paints and fillers can heal chips in glossy ceramic surfaces. Here, tips for getting the best results

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How to Rotate a Toilet

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner rotate a toilet to a more sensible orientation.