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DIY plumbing projects, tips and repairs for most plumbing jobs around your home.
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...
DIY Dictionary: Access Panel
An access panel or plumbing access door is a door, panel or piece of plywood...
How to Replace a Toilet
Tips for a trouble-free, leak-free installation
How to Level a Toilet: Use Coins for Toilet Shims
Did you know that when leveling a toilet, you can use coins or washers as...
How to Avoid Snakes Slithering Up Your Toilet
Snakes know how to slither into some pretty unusual spaces—your toilet being one of them!...
Quiet Pipes With Pipe Straps
Simple fix for noisy pipes
How to Glue and Join PVC Plastic Pipe
The secrets to fast, leak-proof connections
How to Repair a Noisy Outdoor Faucet
Stop noisy faucet vibrations
How to Connect Gas Pipe Lines
Use the correct fittings for a safe hook-up
Faucet Repair: Fix a Leaking Faucet
Fix a faucet stem leak in ten minutes
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 more....
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 isolation valve...
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore a Rocking Toilet: How to Fix a Rocking Toilet
If your toilet isn’t solidly fastened to the floor, there may be trouble in your...
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 launch...
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 soldering...
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...
Goof Proof Showers (Sponsored)
For a tiling rookie, the hardest, and arguably the most intimidating, part of a shower...
This Is The Right Time to Replace Your Toilet
Not sure if it's time to replace the john? These signs will help you decipher...
Washing Hose Security
My washing machine discharge hose jumped out of the laundry tub and flooded the entire...
Quick Fix For Running Toilets
Here’s a nifty way to prevent the lift chain on your flapper from getting caught...
12 Things You Should Never Flush Down the Toilet
The best way to increase the longevity of your toilet and to avoid annoying plumbing...
9 Super-Simple Toilet Tune-Ups
Check out these 9 amazingly-simple ways to optimize your flush
How to Unclog Anything
Toilets aren’t the only clog-prone fixture homeowners have to deal with. Check out what else...
Top 10 Plumbing Fixes You Can Do Yourself
Save money by doing simple plumbing repairs yourself. These fixes are completely DIY with basic...
Fool-proof plumbing tips to prevent leaks
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