The Family Handyman Senior Editor, Gary Wentz, will show how to glue PVC joints to get a fast, leak-free seal.
Tim Carter, of http://AsktheBuilder.com, shows you how to expertly prep and join PVC piping for a non-leak connection.
http://www.AsktheBuilder.com host Tim Carter demonstrates how to add ball valves to copper water lines.
Tim Carter, of http://www.AsktheBuilder.com, demonstrates newer copper fittings that have solder built into the actual fitting.
CPVC tubing is ideal for water supply lines. It's easy to cut and assemble, using compression of cemented fittings. It's durable too. Harsh water won't harm the material, unlike copper, which will erode from acidic water. This article demonstrates how to cut, join and run CPVC water lines. You get ...
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.
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.
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