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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 .
Mark Donovan of HomeAdditionPlus.com shows how to winterize plumbing pipes .
If you like fresh vegetables and herbs from the garden but don't think you can have a garden of your own, this is the project for you. The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick shows you how to build a sub irrigated planter (also called a self-watering planter) that will allow you to grow your favorite foods and keep them watered, even while you are on vacation.
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.
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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