Caulking Around the Bathtub

Alternatives To Caulking Around The Bathtub

Most people choose to put caulk around their bathtubs to keep them intact and stable. But is it actually the best material to use? There are several alternative options available to you, but whether they're better mainly depends on your circumsta...
bathtub

Bathtub Won’t Drain

There's nothing worse than the feeling of scummy water pooling around your ankles as you shower. If your bathtub won't drain, there could be any number of problems. Many can be fixed using basic tools and home remedies, but some might require you...
bathtub

Parts Of A Bathtub

You might be surprised by how many parts are involved in your bathtub. From the plumbing to the drainage to the tub itself, all the pieces need to work together in harmony. It helps for homeowners to have a general understanding of their bathtub,...
bathtub drain

How Does A Bathtub Drain Work?

Bathtub drains are responsible for quite a bit. Not only do they easily remove the water you use in the tub, but they also prevent waste from backing up in your pipes. One of the biggest components of a bathtub drain is the stopper. There are a v...
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How To Unclog A Bathtub Drain With Bleach

We've all been there at some point or another: Suddenly your bathtub isn't draining properly. Maybe it's slow to drain while you shower, or maybe there's a puddle of standing water that simply won't go away. Clogged bathtub and shower drains are ...
drywall

How Long Does Drywall Last?

There are few things in your home that you won’t need to replace at some point. Drywall is no exception. The expected lifespan for drywall is 30 to 70 years. However, some factors can influence the lifespan, such as water damage, fires, accidents...
garage drywall

Best Drywall For Garages

If you’re finishing the inside of your garage, you’ll eventually need to choose drywall for it.  The most commonly used drywall for garages are standard ½ inch panels. The exception is ceilings that need ⅝ panels. Also, for attached garag...
bathroom drywall

Best Drywall For Bathrooms

If you’re redoing drywall in the bathroom, it’s essential to use a mold or moisture-resistant option. These types of drywall can handle high moisture rooms like bathrooms, kitchens, and basements.  You can use a mold-proof option like greenb...
basement drywall

What Type Of Drywall To Use In A Basement?

If you’re finishing a basement with drywall, your safest bet is to use a mold or moisture-resistant option. This is because basements are underground (at least partially) and are subject to increased humidity. Pair this with the fact they often f...