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A how to video on How To Prevent Freezing Pipes that will improve your plumbing diy, before you travel skills. Learn how to get good at plumbing diy, before you travel from Videojug's hand-picked professional experts.
Rib Hillis shows you the best and easiest way to fix leaky pipes in your kitchen.
Mark Donovan of HomeAdditionPlus.com shows how to winterize plumbing pipes .
Tim Carter, of http://AsktheBuilder.com, demonstrates how to get a leak free fit for plumbing when using pvc pipe and fittings with primer and pvc cement.
A master plumber shares his simple secret to prevent leaks: back up pipe joints wrapped with Teflon tape by dabbing them with pipe dope.
Connect PVC and ABS plastic pipe with special transition fittings, correctly sized to the pipe size. They make a sound joint and meet plumbing codes.
Pipe straps can loosen over time, allowing pipes to creak and groan as water temperature changes, but you can stop this annoying chatter from the plumbing with a few screws.
Install 3-in. plastic-lined nipples between copper and steel pipes to prevent galvanic corrosion from clogging the water line. It's a quick, easy fix.
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