Our kitchen maintenance tips can help you keep your home cost efficient, safe & cozy.
Stainless steel is a popular finish choice for refrigerators and dishwashers, but it’s a common pick for kitchen sinks, too. It’s durable and doesn’t stain, but some extra care is needed to keep it looking its best. Here are some tips to maintain a stainless-steel sink that’s spotless as well.
If the grout in your kitchen or bathroom is chipped, moldy, or just no longer working for you, it may be time to replace it. Follow our guide for removing it manually or with a power tool.
If your refrigerator is leaking water, it could be due to an issue that you can easily fix. Learn about ways you can identify the problem and find out how you can protect your wallet in the case that professional maintenance is necessary.
Here’s how to fix leaks and clear clogs in your kitchen sink.
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shares some tricks for removing—and avoiding—stubborn disposer jams
When wood counters lose their good looks, here’s how to make them beautiful again, and keep them looking that way
Learn about 4 types of faucets, what causes a faucet to drip, and how to repair them.
Like any appliance, your garbage disposal needs a good cleaning every once in a while, or you could end up with a breeding ground for harmful bacteria or mold. Follow this guide to learn how to easily clean your garbage disposal.
Dishwasher not draining? Repair can be an easy DIY project. Read our guide to diagnose and fix your dishwasher on your own.
Your kitchen faucet is one of the most-used parts of your kitchen. Whether you’re buying or looking to replace parts, here’s what you need to know about it.
Explore the basics of grout — the difference between cement-based and epoxy grout, sealers, colors and cleaning.
Breaking out the fine flatware for the holidays? Make sure sterling silver looks its best by reversing the chemical reaction that created silver sulfide, a.k.a. tarnish, in the first place
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey takes host Kevin O’Connor inside a dishwasher to explain each cycle
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey explains several reasons why a trap may be losing water
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey comes up smelling sweet by installing a new discharge hose
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey quiets a tap that's making a hammering sound
This Old House host Kevin O'Connor learns important maintenance tips from stone countertop contractor Jason Keefe
Know the name and function of all the parts of your leaky faucet so you can decide whether you can repair it yourself or need to call in a pro