Bathroom How To & DIY
Improve the value of your home by discovering our bathroom step-by-step tips & ideas.
Read this step-by-step guide on installing glass block in your bathroom.
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
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.
With the right tile drill bit, you’ll be able to drill into ceramic without cracking it. Read our guide to learn how.
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.
Here are simple installation tips on bathroom flooring and floor tile that’ll keep what’s underneath your feet solid and long lasting.
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey repairs and replaces a leaky shower valve.
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.
Learn how to replace an old shower valve with a single handle with This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey.
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 expert Richard Trethewey's method for putting in a new toilet—or replacing an old one.
Tips and guidelines for squeezing a powder room into an existing floorplan.
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.
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.
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey discusses DIY Smarts on the basics of choosing and installing toilet seats.
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