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DIY plumbing projects, tips and repairs for most plumbing jobs around your home.
Water Heater Maintenance: Extend Your Hot Water Heater Lifespan
A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing and extends your water heater lifespan.
Signs of Poorly Vented Plumbing Drain Lines
Solutions to a bubbling toilet or changes in the water level in the bowl.
Here’s How To Make Sure Your Toilet Doesn’t Explode
Yes, it CAN happen in extremely cold conditions!
How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing
A frozen water line can cause pipes to burst and wreck your home
13 Tips to Prepare Your Plumbing for Winter
We all know that water expands when it freezes. That’s not a problem with...
Fix Water Heater Leaking
Simple solutions for common water heater leaks.
How to Fix a Leaky Faucet
Fix a dripping kitchen faucet with replacement parts.
12 Tips for Water Damage Repair
Once you've shut down the water source and electricity, you may be staring at puddles...
Why You Should Freeze Pipes on Purpose
Most homeowners are concerned with how to keep pipes from freezing during the winter. But...
10 Silent Signs Your House has a Major Plumbing Problem
We've all been there: late at night, laying in bed and drifting off to sleep...
How to Replace a Water Heater Thermocouple
Save your hot water heater with a new thermocouple!
10 Worst Trees for Your Home’s Plumbing
Trees are most often an asset to the home landscape, but some species can cause...
Making This Mistake With a Clogged Toilet Can Make Things Worse
Tackle the problem of a clogged toilet head-on with this secret cleaner.
How to Stop a Running Toilet
Get a stronger flush—and a lower water bill. Find out how to fix things...
How to Eliminate Basement Odor and Sewer Smells
Stop sewer gas from entering the basement.
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...
Fix a Water Softener
Try these three solutions when your water softener begins to fail
Home Repair: How to Replace the Main Shut Off Valve
Stop that drip for good
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....
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.