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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 problems, with tips about when to give up and buy a new faucet.
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10 Pitfalls of Sink Replacement
Replacing a kitchen sink and faucet is a quick way to give your kitchen a new look, but there are potential plumbing and installation problems to watch out for. This article explains how to avoid the ten most common.
How to Clear Clogged Drains
Learn the best techniques for clearing clogged sink drains using a plunger and a snake. Avoid emergency visits from the plumber and save hundreds of dollars by doing it yourself with these inexpensive tools.
How to Achieve Better Yard Drainage
Stop dealing with water problems in your home and yard by installing this in-ground drainage system. This is a permanent, long-term solution to your wet yard. These step-by-step instructions and how-to photos walk you through the DIY installation. This project requires a lot of digging, but you ...
How to Repair a Kitchen Faucet
You can fix almost any drippy single-lever kitchen faucet in about an hour. We'll show you how. The repair is a lot easier than you might think, even for a plumbing novice. So stop putting up with the annoying drip and let's fix that thing.
How to Stop a Freeze-Proof Faucet From Leaking
A dripping freeze-proof faucet doesn't have to be replaced. Learn how to take it apart and replace the rubber washer in just a few easy steps.
How to Glue and Join PVC Plastic Pipe
How to make leak-proof connections fast, whether you're using PVC, ABS or CPVC. Plus, common mistakes to avoid and how to fix them.
Fix Leaks at the Garden Hose Spigot
When hose connection vacuum breakers start to spray water, it's a sign they need replacing—and for that you'll need a metal drill bit and a steady hand.
Toilet Seat Replacement
How to replace a toilet seat when the bolts won’t come off. Tricks and techniques to get the job done quickly and easily.