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S20 E20, Richard Trethewey talks about bidets

Understanding Bidets

Host Kevin O’Connor, meets with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey to discuss the various benefits of installing a bidet in your bathroom.

How to Choose the Right Grout for Any Tile Job

All grout formulas fall into just two basic categories: traditional cement-based ones or newer resin-based types. Use this guide to help you decide which type is the best for your project, your budget, and your skills.

Glass Block Window Installation for the Bathroom

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


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.

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.

Jetted Tub Installation Guide

Get the job done with the right framing, plumbing, electrical, and finish details.


How to Upgrade to a Pressure Balanced Shower Valve

Richard Trethewey travels to Salt Lake City to replace a shower valve he has never seen before in his career with a conventional pressure balanced one.

Fixing Running Toilets and Dripping Faucets

Simple repairs for two of the most annoying kitchen and bath plumbing problems

Room for Two

An architect's strategies for shared baths that work

How to Lay a Vinyl Tile Floor

A step-by-step guide to preparing the floor and installing peel-and-stick tiles

Aligning PVC Pipe Parts

Pro tips for achieving the perfect joint

Adding Sink Shutoff Valves

How to keep them level. Making this simple change will yield a lifetime of convenience and ensure a quick response.