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How to Repair a Shower Valve Stem

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey fixes a faulty shower valve with new valve stems and seats

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How to Repair a Squealing Shower

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner silence a shrieking shower

3 Quick Plumbing Fixes Under Pressure

What to do before the plumber rescues the day

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How to Add an Overflow to a Bathtub

Ask This Old House heating and plumbing expert Richard Trethewey removes an old bathtub spout and installs an overflow for safety

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How to Add a Shower to a Freestanding Tub

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner add a shower to a claw-foot tub

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How to Repair a Leaking Toilet

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey explains what may be causing a leaky toilet and possible solutions

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How to Turn a Plain Sink into a Cedar Vanity

From our #DIYDARE challenge, use common cedar to transform an inexpensive sink into a charming version of standing water

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How to Repair a Cast-Iron Toilet Flange

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to replace a badly corroded cast-iron flange

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How to Repair a Noisy Toilet

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a new flush valve

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How to Install a Basement Bathroom

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to rough-in the drainpipes for a basement bathroom

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How to Install an Anti-Scald Shower Valve

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey replaces a three-handle shower valve with a single-handle anti-scald valve

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How to Install a New Toilet

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Cheyenne, Wyoming, to help a homeowner install a new toilet

How to Beautify Your Bath for the Holidays

With a few thoughtful touches and a little creativity, you can transform your bath into an oasis so inviting, your guests may never want to leave

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How to Replace a Vessel Sink with a Self-Rimming Sink

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Atlanta to help a homeowner switch out one sink for another

9 Easy Updates to a Builder-Grade Bathroom

When move-in-ready bathrooms lack personal charm, add your own with these transformative ideas

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How to Replace a Clogged Shower Valve

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey replaces a clogged shower valve that would not allow hot water into the shower

5 Universal Design Ideas for Your Bathroom

Make your bath safe and accessible for the whole family

3 Tips for Tackling a Small-Bathroom Redo

Get the look of a full makeover in your bath without the cost of one

5 Ways Mosaic Tile Makes a Small Bath Look Big

Fresh design ideas for a cramped bathroom

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How to Wainscot a Bathroom

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor demonstrate how to add decorative wainscoting to a bathroom wall

A Bath With Room to Move

Reworking a chopped-up bath creates a spacious and sunny retreat

Life-Changing Tips for a More Organized Home

Learn the house organization ideas experts use to keep their homes in order

An Ingenious Solution to an Age-Old Shower-Door Problem

You'll wonder how you lived without this innovative bath and shower threshold

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How to Replace a Pedestal Sink Pop-Up Assembly

This Old House plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey replaces an old, faulty pop-up drain

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How to Rebuild a Toilet Tank

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to give new life to an old toilet

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How to Quiet Pipes With a Water Hammer Arrestor

Silencing noisy pipes with This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey

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How to Add a Shower to a Claw-Foot Tub

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey outfits an old standalone tub with a new showerhead

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How to Use a Membrane System to Prep a Shower for Tiling

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a foolproof way to build a leak-free shower

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How to Fix a Noisy Faucet

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey quiets a tap that's making a hammering sound

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How to Replace a Shower Mixing Valve

Fixing a faulty valve with This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey

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How to Replace a Faucet Aerator

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey has a quick fix for a slow-flowing faucet

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How to Add a Second Sink to a Bath Vanity

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to install a new sink into an existing vanity