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DIY plumbing projects, tips and repairs for most plumbing jobs around your home.
Install a Valve for an Icemaker
Prevent leaks with a better supply valve
How to Flush a Water Heater
Double the life of your water heater: Learn how to drain water heater fluid and...
Parts of a Toilet
Toilet parts 101: Learn how to fix broken parts of your toilet such as flappers, fill...
Water Heater Repair: How to Replace the TPR Valve
Fix water heater leaks
How to Repair a Water Softener
Fix your water softener injectors, brine tank and regenerate the resin tank.
How to Repair a Leaking Toilet
How to fix the 4 most common causes of leaks under the toilet.
Well Pump Troubleshooting and DIY Repair
Fix your well yourself
How to Sweat Copper Pipe
Get perfect, leak-free plumbing joints every time.
Copper Pipe Types
The pros and cons of thicker and thinner copper pipe.
How to Repair a Leaking Copper Pipe
5 simple steps to repair a leak
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
Sump Pump Battery Backup
A dead pump can lead to disaster. Here's how to avoid trouble
How to Remove a Stuck Cleanout Plug
How to remove a stuck cleanout plug to get at a clog in a drain pipe
How to Join Dissimilar Pipes
Avoid leaks and corrosion at pipe transitions
Find and Repair Hidden Plumbing Leaks
Find and fix minor drips before they cause major damage
How to Cut PVC with String
Cutting material in those hard-to-reach places can be really tough. This simple process can alleviate...
How to Use an Internal Pipe Wrench
Problem solver for rusty pipes
Prevent Frozen Pipes With Insulation and Warm Air
Rigid insulation is the key
How to Use Water Hammer Arresters to Stop Banging Water Lines
Stop water hammer with simple add-on arresters
How to Fix a Running Toilet
Check inside the toilet tank for a leaky flapper, bad fill valve, or overflow pipe...
Prevent Leaks With Pipe Dope
Pipe dope plus Teflon tape prevents leaks in water pipes
Fix a Running Toilet and Toilet Flapper
Repair a leaking toilet flapper seat
Soldering Copper Pipe
Tips and techniques you need to know
Water Pipe Replacement: Cures for Low Water Pressure
How to replace a corroded water supply system in incremental steps.
How to Stop Tree Roots From Plugging Sewer Lines
Solutions for invasive tree roots
How to Replace a Garbage Disposal
14 tips and tricks to avoid leaks and mistakes.
Plumbing With PEX Tubing
PEX tubing is an easy-to-install alternative to copper pipe. Long used in radiant heating systems,...
How Does a Septic Tank Work?
Answer the question of how does a septic tank work with these septic tank diagrams...
Install a Reverse Osmosis Water Filter
If you need filtered water, a reverse osmosis system is a good solution
How to Repair a Single-Handle Kitchen Faucet
Techniques for solving a tough faucet problem
How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Basket Strainer
Replace a sink strainer—it’s easy!