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DIY plumbing projects, tips and repairs for most plumbing jobs around your home.
What’s Brown Friday? The Truth Behind Plumbers’ Busiest Day of The Year
Get your mind out of THAT gutter—it's not actually what you think!
Slow Running Water: Unclog the Aerator
How to Fix a Chipped Sink
Avoid a Plumbing Catastrophe During the Holidays By Doing These Things
Fix a Water Softener
Home Repair: How to Replace the Main Shut Off Valve
Quickly Fix a Leaky Faucet Cartridge
Whether your faucet leaks from the spout or handles, you'll find it easy to repair...
14 Toilet Problems You’ll Regret Ignoring
If you spot these troubles with your toilet, don't wait around for them to go away.
13 Plumbing Tricks of the Trade for Weekend Plumbers
More than any other type of home improvement job, plumbing can drive a DIYer crazy....
PEX Supply Pipe: Everything You Need to Know
PEX supply pipe is the biggest revolution in plumbing since the flush toilet, and in...
What is a Zip-It Drain Cleaning Tool and Why Do You Need One?
This thin stick of flexible plastic with tiny barbs up and down the sides and...
5 Easy Ways to Trick Out Your Toilet
Functionality and fun for your home’s most important feature.
How to Fix a Water Heater Pilot Light
Replacing the thermocouple usually does the trick
How to Replace a Water Heater Thermocouple
Save your hot water heater with a new thermocouple!
How to Plumb a Water Softener
Branch off cold water lines to outdoor faucets before running the cold water through the...
The Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters
Is a tankless water heater for you?
Replace a Water Softener Resin Bed
Do it yourself and save the $150 service fee
How to Adjust Hot Water Heater Temperature
Be safe—keep the dial at 120 degrees F
What is a Bidet, and Why You Need One
What is a bidet anyway? Americans haven't quite caught on yet, but it's time we do.
DIY Dictionary: Access Panel
An access panel is a door, panel or piece of plywood that can be easily...
How to Flush a Water Heater
Double the life of your water heater: Learn how to drain water heater fluid and...
Fix Water Heater Leaking
Simple solutions for common water heater leaks.
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Plumbing Valve Basics
Is one type better than the other?
Signs of Poorly Vented Plumbing Drain Lines
Solutions to a bubbling toilet or changes in the water level in the bowl
How to Tighten Water Supply Line Connectors
Leak prevention tip
How to Fix a Toilet That Won’t Flush Well
In new or recently remodeled houses, the fix is sometimes unusual—and ridiculously simple