How to Stop a Plumbing Leak

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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.

  • Plumbers tape
  • Rags
  • Slip joint pliers
  • Soldering torch
  • Tube cutter

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Cloth sandpaper
  • Lead-free solder
  • Flux
  • Copper pipe
  • Copper fittings