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DIY plumbing projects, tips and repairs for most plumbing jobs around your home.
Fix Leaks at the Garden Hose Spigot
A worn-out vacuum breaker is usually the culprit
How to Clean and Repair a Clogged Faucet
Cool Tool: Wrench for Removing Faucets
Fix a Leaking Faucet
Unclog a Kitchen Sink
How to Replace a Bathtub Spout
This is What Happens When You Flush a Goldfish Down the Toilet (Hint: Don’t Do It)
Here's what happens when you flush a goldfish down the toilet.
Reader Project: DIY Outdoor Shower
Learn how a Family Handyman reader built an outdoor shower in his yard.
5 Easy DIY Ways to Trick Out Your Toilet
Functionality and fun for your home’s most important feature.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Tankless Water Heaters
Is a tankless water heater for you?
How to Unclog a Drain
Don't give up yet!
Fixing a Water-Shutoff Valve Leak
Solution to a leak around the water valve shut-off handle
How to Install an Outdoor Faucet
Stop lugging around that hose
7 Tankless Water Heater Myths You Need to Stop Believing
These myths might make you think tankless water heaters aren't effective!
The Toilet Plunger Has FINALLY Been Redesigned
But is it for the better?
How to Eliminate Basement Odor and Sewer Smells
Stop sewer gas from entering the basement.
This Toilet Saves Japan Millions of Gallons of Water Each Year
Find out what's so special about a toilet that's saving millions of gallons of water.
Think the Bathroom from Trainspotting was Bad? These Bathrooms Come Close to That
You might want to cover your eyes for some of these...
How to Locate Your Gas Shutoff Valve and Water Shutoff Valve
How to find and operate shutoff valves for gas and water pipes.
The Best Toilet Paper for Your Plumbing
We tested toilet paper breakdown and this is what happened.
How to Replace a Shutoff Valve
Stop under-sink leaks with this 30-minute fix.
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.
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Do It Right, Do It Yourself!
12 Things Your Plumber Wants You To Know
Steer clear of late-night or early-morning calls to the plumber by avoiding these big mistakes.
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
Opinions vary, but one thing is for sure: toilets in the basement are an outdated concept.
How to Join Dissimilar Pipes
Avoid leaks and corrosion at pipe transitions