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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

    • Cordless drill
    • Tape measure
    • 4-in-1 screwdriver
    • Level
    • Hacksaw
    • Jigsaw
    • Drywall saw
    • Stepladder
    • Nut driver
    • Pipe wrench
    • Pliers
    • Plumbers tape
    • Slip joint pliers
    • Soldering torch
    • Utility knife
    • Tube cutter
    • Wrench set

You'll also need tools for hanging and finishing drywall, and then painting the walls.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

    • Shutoff valves (2)
    • Washer machine outlet box
    • Supply hoses (2)
    • Supply lines (2)
    • 1-1/2 in. plastic trap assembly
    • Cabinets
    • Countertop
    • Sink
    • Faucet
    • Compression angle stops (2)
    • 1-1/2 in. trap adapter
    • 1/2 in. copper pipe
    • Copper strap
    • 2 in. drain pipe
    • 90-degree vent elbows
    • 90-degree long turn elbows
    • 1-1/2 in. sanitary tee
    • Transition couplings
    • Cleanout plug
    • 1-1/2 in. vent pipe
    • Shelves
    • Tub-and-tile caulk
    • Solder

You'll also need drywall materials and paint for the walls.

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