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DIY plumbing projects, tips and repairs for most plumbing jobs around your home.
Why You Should Freeze Pipes on Purpose
Most homeowners are concerned with how to keep pipes from freezing during the winter. But consider this situation contributing editor Kurt Meyers found himself in.
10 Silent Signs Your House has a Major Plumbing Problem
How to Replace a Water Heater Thermocouple
10 Worst Trees for Your Home’s Plumbing
Making This Mistake With a Clogged Toilet Can Make Things Worse
How to Stop a Running Toilet
How to Eliminate Basement Odor and Sewer Smells
Stop sewer gas from entering the basement.
How to Increase Water Pressure in Your House
Tried everything? Learn how to increase water pressure with a water pressure booster pump
How to Replace a Garbage Disposal
14 tips and tricks to avoid leaks and mistakes.
How to Unclog a Toilet
A $4.95 plunger and a handy toilet snake will make you the family hero! Learn how...
How to Simply Fix Loose Faucet Handles
Fast fix for an annoying problem
How to Connect a PVC Pipe to ABS Pipe
This is the best way to connect these two types of pipes
The Two Things You Should NEVER Throw Down The Drain
They will cause HUGE problems!
How to Install a Frost-Proof Outdoor Faucet
This inexpensive faucet can save thousands in water damage—and prevent water contamination
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
Simple fixes for a pull-out faucet
How to Fix a Chipped Sink
How to make an almost invisible repair
Avoid a Plumbing Catastrophe During the Holidays By Doing These Things
Prevent plumbing problems when your house is full of guests by checking these tasks off...
Home Repair: How to Replace the Main Shut Off Valve
Stop that drip for good
Fix a Water Softener
Try these three solutions when your water softener begins to fail
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.
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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.