Bathroom How To & DIY
Improve the value of your home by discovering our bathroom step-by-step tips & ideas.
With so many plungers in the market, which one is right for your toilet? Learn how to pick out the best plunger and use it properly when disaster strikes in the bathroom.
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to fix a slow draining tub
Installing bathroom floor tiles isn’t a job for beginners. Watch what it takes as contractor Angelo McRae installs a new mosaic-tile floor.
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and host Kevin O'Connor share tips for removing rusted, stubborn toilet seats
In this how-to video, This Old House tile contractor Joe Ferrante replaces cracked ceramic tile
In this how-to video, create a safer bath with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva
Plumbing expert Richard Trethewey makes a challenging bathroom renovation task look easy
With the right tile drill bit, you’ll be able to drill into ceramic without cracking it. Read our guide to learn how.
Learn the time and costs required to tile around a tub shower, including step-by-step instructions on pro installation.
Here’s why your toilet might be leaking at the base and how to fix it to prevent costly structural damage.
In this how-to video, This Old House plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey installs a new waterproof shower floor.
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.
Read this step-by-step guide on installing glass block in your bathroom.
Here are simple installation tips on bathroom flooring and floor tile that’ll keep what’s underneath your feet solid and long lasting.
Taking a cue from reader remodels, we decided to retrofit a charming vintage dresser for a whole new purpose.
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.
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey reveals the best ways to unclog a slow draining bathroom sink.
Learn how to replace an old shower valve with a single handle with This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey.
This Old House plumbing expert Richard Trethewey's method for putting in a new toilet—or replacing an old one.
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to New York City to teach a homeowner how to clean her shower cartridge when it gets clogged.
Explore the basics of grout — the difference between cement-based and epoxy grout, sealers, colors and cleaning.
Bathtub liners and spray refinishing both give you a new-looking tub without the cost and mess of ripping out the old one.
Maintaining safe shower water temperatures with This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates the correct materials and techniques required for re-caulking a bathtub
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey discusses some innovations that can make clearing a clogged sink 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
Ask This Old House painter Mauro Henrique paints a bathroom using a mold-resistant paint, in this edition of DIY Smarts.
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.