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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
Faucet Repair: Fix a Leaking Faucet
Fix a faucet stem leak in ten minutes
How to Fix a Leaking Sink Sprayer
Diagnose and cure pullout sprayer problems
Cool Tool: Wrench for Removing Faucets
This faucet wrench removes stubborn faucet nuts quickly and easily
Fix a Leaking Faucet
Learn to fix the most common causes of a leaking faucet.
ABS pipe vs PVC pipe
Follow our step-by-step guidelines for choosing either abs pipe or pvc pipe for your plumbing...
5 Ways You Can Unclog a Toilet Bowl Without a Plunger
Get things in working order with these mess-proof ideas.
How to Unclog a Bathroom Sink Drain Without Chemicals
Unclog your bathroom sink without using chemicals.
Replace a Shower Drain From the Top
Use a special drain assembly to quickly and easily install a new drain from the top.
How to Unclog a Drain
Don't give up yet!
How to Unclog a Bathtub Drain Without Chemicals
Simply fish out the sticky hair that clogs most drains
Always Close the Toilet Lid When You Flush, Here’s Why
That lid is there for a reason!
14 Shocking Discoveries Plumbers Have Found in Pipes
If you think pulling a hairy ball of gunk out of your shower drain is...
The 10 Most Common Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make
You can fix most household plumbing repairs and even update plumbing fixtures with just a...
Why Plastic PEX Fittings are Just as Good (If Not Better) Than Metal
If you’re concerned about using plastic fittings instead of metal for PEX, worry no...
This is Why You Should Invest in a Tankless Water Heater
Imagine getting hot water when you need it while also saving energy. Tankless hot water...
Sneaky Culprit of a Wet Bathroom Floor
As a longtime plumber, I always try to investigate as many possible causes as I...
Why You Should Always Opt for a Ball Valve
Whenever you replace a valve—whether it’s a shutoff under the sink or the...
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore a Rocking Toilet
If your toilet isn’t solidly fastened to the floor, there may be trouble in...
This Mistake Can Launch Your Water Heater Through Your Roof
As water heats up, it expands with tremendous force—enough to fracture the tank and...
This Simple Tip Will Make Your Water Heater Much Safer
Water heaters set too high send thousands (mostly children) to hospitals each year with burns...
7 Tankless Water Heater Myths You Need to Stop Believing
These myths might make you think tankless water heaters aren't effective!
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.
Learn How to Solder Copper Pipe Yourself
Don't be intimidated by soldering. In this easy-to-follow video from GOT2LEARN, you'll see that...
A Water Heater Vent Installed Like This Can Have Lethal Consequences
Installing a water heater vent incorrectly can be extremely dangerous for your family. Learn the...
Never Connect a Trap to a Vertical Drain Like This
When a trap connects to a vertical drain, install a tee fitting. A “sanitary tee”...
Simple Silicone Sight Indicator
Create a caulk sight by marking the backside of the cut tip.
Easy Faucet Nut Remover
Having trouble loosening the plastic faucet locknut under the sink?
Toilets Throughout History
Everybody poops, and for thousands of years, humans have sought better ways to dispose of...
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.
12 Things Your Plumber Doesn’t Want You To Know
A plumber isn't obliged to tell you it's an easy fix...
Goof Proof Showers (Sponsored)
For a tiling rookie, the hardest, and arguably the most intimidating, part of a shower...