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PEX Plumbing Pipe: Everything You Need to Know

PEX piping is the biggest revolution since the flush toilet. Learn what it is and everything in between with this...


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8 Best Bidet Toilet Seats for 2022

Bidets and bidet toilet seats are becoming more and more popular in the United States. If you're in the market,...


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2022 Vision on Smart Toilets

Discover what a smart toilet can do for your health and lifestyle.


What Is a Water Softener and How Does It Work?

Depending on where you live and your water supply, investing in a water softener to pull harsh minerals out of...


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10 Most Common Plumbing Code Violations DIYers Make

Violating code can also cause serious difficulties down the line if you try to sell your house or make major...


5 Easy DIY Ways to Trick Out Your Toilet

Functionality and fun for your home’s most important feature.


How to Choose the Right Water Softener

How to Choose a Water Softener How to Size a Water Softener


How Do I Know if I Have Frozen Pipes and How Can I Stop It?

Frozen pipes are a headache no one wants to deal with. Here's how to prevent and spot frozen pipes, as...

10 Plumbing Services You’ve Probably Wasted Money On

You don't need to call a plumber for every leaky pipe or clogged drain. Often, some simple plumbing fixes are...


The Best Bathroom and Kitchen Sink Faucets

Choose a spectacular new faucet packed with features that make it harder working and last a lifetime.


Plumbing Valve Basics

Is one type better than the other?


Stop Plumbing Leaks With Ball-Type Shutoff Valves

Choose ball-type valves when replacing toilet or sink shutoff valves


How to Repack a Stem Seal on a Street Valve

You can add new packing in minutes without turning off the water


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How to Replace a Shutoff Valve

Stop under-sink leaks with this 30-minute fix.


Install a Valve for an Icemaker

Prevent leaks with a better supply valve


How to Sweat Copper Pipe

Get perfect, leak-free plumbing joints every time.


How to Join Dissimilar Pipes

Avoid leaks and corrosion at pipe transitions

Prevent Leaks With Pipe Dope

Pipe dope plus Teflon tape prevents leaks in water pipes


Soldering Copper Pipe

Tips and techniques you need to know


Plumbing With PEX Tubing

PEX tubing is an easy-to-install alternative to copper pipe. Long used in radiant heating systems, flexible PEX tubing is perfect...


How to Replace a Garbage Disposal

14 tips and tricks to avoid leaks and mistakes.


How Does a Septic Tank Work?

Answer the question of how does a septic tank work with these septic tank diagrams and expert advice.


Install a Reverse Osmosis Water Filter

If you need filtered water, a reverse osmosis system is a good solution

How to Solder Copper Pipe Joints

Learn to solder copper pipe like a pro.


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How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing this Winter

A frozen water line can cause pipes to burst and wreck your home


How to Use CPVC Plastic Plumbing Pipe

Easy to cut and join, no special tools, no risky soldering


How to Replace a Garbage Disposer Splash Guard

Install a new splash guard in 20 minutes


Join Copper and Galvanized Steel Pipe

Use dielectric unions to stop corrosion