Better Plumbing: Easy, No-Leak Connections
Use pipe thread sealant on plastic, rubber or metal, on washers, rings or gaskets, and especially, on anything that has...
1951 Family Handyman Feature: Be Your Own Plumber
In honor of Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're sharing some throwbacks. Check out these DIY plumbing tips.
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
How to Locate Your Gas Shutoff Valve and Water Shutoff Valve
How to find and operate shutoff valves for gas and water pipes.
Why You Should Freeze Pipes on Purpose
Most homeowners are concerned with how to keep pipes from freezing during the winter. But consider this situation contributing editor Kurt...