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DIY plumbing projects, tips and repairs for most plumbing jobs around your home.
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 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!
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.
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?
The Zip-It drain tool is a thin stick of flexible plastic with tiny barbs up...
How to Fix a Water Heater Pilot Light
Replacing the thermocouple usually does the trick
How to Plumb a Water Softener
Branch off cold water lines to outdoor faucets before running the cold water through the...
Replace a Water Softener Resin Bed
Do it yourself and save the $150 service fee
DIY Dictionary: Access Panel
An access panel or plumbing access door is a door, panel or piece of plywood...
How to Flush a Water Heater
Double the life of your water heater: Learn how to drain water heater fluid and...
Plumbing Valve Basics
Is one type better than the other?