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DIY plumbing projects, tips and repairs for most plumbing jobs around your home.
Fix a Leaking Frost-Proof Faucet
Check out these fixes for common faucet problems
Here’s Why Old Houses Have a Random Toilet in the Basement
How to Join Dissimilar Pipes
Toilet Seat Repair: Keep Your Seat Tight
How to Install a Frost-Proof Outdoor Faucet
Copper Pipe Types
How to Fix a Leaking Bathtub Faucet
This simple DIY repair saves money and water. Learn how to fix a leaky bathtub faucet.
How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Basket Strainer
Replace a sink strainer—it’s easy!
How to Install a Hot Water Heater
When your water heater begins to leak, you have to install a new one fast.
The 30 Secrets a Plumber Won’t Tell You
These secrets could save you a lot of time and money. Get the scoop on...
How to Increase Water Pressure in Your House
Tried everything? Learn how to increase water pressure with a water pressure booster pump.
The Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters
Is a tankless water heater for you?
PEX Supply Pipe: Everything You Need to Know
PEX supply pipe is the biggest revolution in plumbing since the flush toilet, and in...
How Does a Septic Tank Work?
Answer the question of how does a septic tank work with these septic tank diagrams...
Why You Should Caulk Your Toilet to The Floor
You may not agree, but trust us, you're going to want to.
The Toilet Seat: A Brief History
Toilet seats have come a long way.
The Evolution of the Toilet Seat
The toilet seat hasn't always been so simple...
How to Improve Toilet Performance
Toilet technology puts an end to the double flush
Fixing a Sewage Ejection Pump
Before you call a plumber, test for a bad switch. It's a $20 fix you can do yourself.
Stop Leaks in Plumbing Joints
Foolproof methods for connecting valves, faucets and sinks, and drain parts.
How to Fix a Dripping Shower
You don't have to replace the whole faucet just to fix a drip.
3 Important Reasons to Filter Your Water at Home
While the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan, raised serious questions about the risks in public...
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Do It Right, Do It Yourself!
How a Toilet Works
Learn the basics so you can fix it yourself—and save!
Here’s Why You Should Consider Installing a Dual-Flush Toilet
It will do you a HUGE favor.
Comfort or Clogs: The Ultimate Toilet Paper Dilemma
Rough pipes, low-flow toilets and using too much toilet paper are among the most common...
This is the Best Way to Cut PVC Pipe
Unless you have three hands, you're going to want to check out this tip.