When it comes to plumbing, pipes get all the glory. But valves are important, too.
How to Fix a Leaking Shutoff Valve
Fix a leaking shutoff valve and save yourself the cost of a visit from the plumber.
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.
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...