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How to Build a Bathroom Organizer

Build a free-standing bathroom organizer complete with tilt-out hamper with This Old House DIY Expert & House One editor, Jenn Largesse.

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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

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Testing the Newest Low-consumption Toilets

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to a plumbing facility in New Jersey to learn about advances in toilet engineering that help save water

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How to Upgrade a Bathroom Vanity

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a vanity for homeowners who gave up on it seven years ago.

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How to Diagnose a Gurgling Sink

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows host Kevin O’Connor the proper way to ventilate a sink

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How to Fix a Wobbly Toilet

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner diagnose and repair a wobbly toilet

How to fix a gurgling toilet.
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How to Change a Toilet

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey gives some DIY Smarts and shows the basics of changing a toilet.

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How to Install a Water Conditioner

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a water conditioner to combat hard water

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The Story Behind Antique Bath Fixtures

Ask This Old House plumbing expert Richard Trethewey gives a history lesson on bath fixtures and piping

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Choosing and Installing a Shower Stall

The bathroom starts to take shape with the easy installation of a Sterling shower stall and new tile floor.

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How to Identify and Treat Soft Water

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey answers an email about a shower stained green and why it may be linked to soft water

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 Repair a Leaking Faucet

Quick tips of stopping annoying drips with This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey

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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