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Four Home Plumbing Repair Tips
When kitchen or bathroom faucet repairs go bad, they can be a nightmare. Professional plumbers share their solutions for disassembly and repair…
How to Stop a Plumbing Leak
Small water leaks at soldered copper joints can be easy—or not so easy—to fix. This article explains the options, including what to…
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How to Repair a Plumbing Vent in the Attic
There's a right way and a wrong way to install vents. This photo shows the wrong way; the article explains what probably happened and how to…
Fool-proof plumbing tips to prevent leaks
The Top 10 Plumbing Fixes
Save money by doing simple plumbing repairs yourself. These fixes are completely DIY with basic tools and skills.
Roof Flashing: Replace Plumbing Vent Flashing
The metal or rubber flashing around plumbing vents can deteriorate or rust through over time, creating water leaks. Here's how to replace the…
Signs of Poorly Vented Plumbing Drain Lines
Solution to a bubbling toilet and sudden water level changes in the toilet bowl. Both indicate an air-venting problem in the drain system.
How to Repair a Leaking Copper Pipe
You can fix leaky copper pipe quickly and efficiently with special repair sleeves. We show you how to cut and solder copper supply lines.
How to Install Refrigerator Plumbing
This article will show you how to run a water line to your refrigerator for an automatic ice maker and water dispenser. The story and how-to…
Copper Pipe Types
Type L and Type M copper pipe comparison: Use Type M for most home situations. Use heavier duty Type L for underground and other special…