A Guide To Pipe Fittings and How To Use Them
If you're doing a plumbing installation or repair, you'll need to buy pipe and pipe fittings. Here's some help figuring out which fittings you need.
How to Unclog Anything
Toilets aren’t the only clog-prone fixture homeowners have to deal with. Check out what else is susceptible to clogging—and how...
6 Home Problems Inspectors Hate to See and How to Fix Them
Reuben Saltzman, president of Structure Tech in Minnesota, identifies potential home problems and what to do about them.
Pro Plumbers Use These Tricks For Picking The Right Garbage Disposal
Choosing the right disposal can be tricky especially when you want to make your clients happy. The more you know...
6 Garbage Disposal Myths Debunked
Your garbage disposal is one of your most important kitchen appliances. In fact, nothing does the daily grind quite like...
How to Use a Drain Bladder to Blast Any Sink Clog
Learn how to use a drain bladder to quickly, easily and affordably clear the toughest sink clogs.
What to Know About Drain Bladders
Learn how a drain bladder can easily and inexpensively blast away the toughest clogs.
11 Things You Should Never Put Down the Drain
It might be convenient to just rinse with water and flush it down the drain. But trust us, it’s worth...
How to Clean and Unclog a Kitchen Sink Drain
With two simple tools — a plunger and a drain snake — you can clear 95 percent of your stopped-up...
Two Ways to Plumb an Island Sink
Two methods for properly venting the drain so that waste water does not clog.
Do You Have to Run Water While Using the Garbage Disposal?
Chances are you already run water while operating your garbage disposal. But have you ever wondered if it really matters?
The Best Bathroom and Kitchen Sink Faucets
Choose a spectacular new faucet packed with features that make it harder working and last a lifetime.
Basement Drain Backing Up? Here’s How to Unclog It
Clearing a clogged drain line requires a little more work than most household clogs, but with a little know-how, you...
How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Basket and Old Metal Trap
Remove a leaky chrome kitchen waste line and replace it with a plastic PVC waste line and trap.
Kitchen Ideas: A Better Sink Drain
Ninety-nine percent of drain lines under sinks are bound to leak sooner or later.
Never Connect a Trap to a Vertical Drain Like This
When a trap connects to a vertical drain, install a tee fitting. A “sanitary tee” gives the waste arm a...
How to Prevent Clogged Drains
Drains always seem to clog at the worst possible time, like when you have a houseful of overnight guests or...