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Plumbing: Advice, Repairs and How Tos
How to Drain a Washer
How to Prevent Mold After Water Damage
How to Install a Linear Shower Drain
How to Flush and Clean a Water Heater
The Differences Between a Boiler and a Water Heater
What Are Gallons Per Flush?
How to Blow Out Sprinklers for Winter
How Double Sink Plumbing Is Different—and How to Install It
8 Essential Tasks to Do Regularly for Septic Tank Maintenance
How to Install a Laundry Room Sink
Are Flushable Wipes Really Flushable?
What Are Leach Lines and When Should They Be Replaced?
How to Turn a Lawn Sprinkler System Back on in the Spring
Replacing Copper with PEX Pipe Is an Easy Plumbing Upgrade
How to Shut Off the Main Water Supply in a Mobile Home
Copper vs. PEX and Push-Fit SharkBite Comparison
How Does a Water Softener Work?
Know Your Under-Sink Shut Off Valves
How to Connect a Kitchen Sink Drain Pipe
How to Cap Water Pipes With Push-to-Connect Fittings
How to Insulate Water Supply Pipes
How to Remove and Clean a Faucet Aerator
Do You Need a Water Heater Expansion Tank?
Teflon Tape: Correct Use of Plumber's Tape
Learn the Right Techniques for Applying Caulk Like a Pro
How to Use a Saddle Valve to Connect an Ice Maker or Humidifier
How to Find Your Home's Main Water Shut Off Valve
Sewer Pipes Guide: PVC, ABS, Clay, Iron & Orangeburg
What a T&P Valve Is and How to Fix It
How to Test Your Home Water Pressure the Easy Way
Running a Water Line for a Refrigerator Icemaker and Water Dispenser
7 Different Types of Home Plumbing Pipes and How to Choose One
When to Use Plumber's Putty Instead of Caulk
How to Remove a Faucet
Where to Find Your Water Pressure Regulator
Use These Tips to Drain a Water Heater Properly
Everything You Need to Know About Sewage Ejector Pumps
What Kind of Pipes Are Used for Drinking Water?
Choosing the Right Flexible Water Supply Tube for Your Fixture
Here's How to Easily Turn Off the Gas to Your Water Heater
How to Install a Floor Drain for the Laundry Room
Learn When You Need a Plumbing Permit for Home Remodels or Repairs
What to Know About Vessel Sinks
How Much Water Is Your Faucet or Shower Using?
Tips for a Mobile Home Water Heater Replacement
How to Choose the Right Caulk for Your Next Project
An Anti-Siphon Faucet Protects Your Water Supply From Contamination
This Is Why Your Sprinkler System Has a Pressure Vacuum Breaker or PVB
Garbage Disposal Buying Guide: How to Choose the Right Size
Identifying the Main Sewer Clean-Out in Your House
Identifying the Parts of a Drain System
What Are Faucet Aerators and Why Should You Install Them?
How to Locate Your Sewer Cleanout in Case of Emergency
Installing a Water Heater Expansion Tank
How Is a Tank Type Gas Water Heater Designed?
Use These Tips to Determine What Type of Faucet You Should Choose
An Overview of Tips and Techniques for Installing PEX
7 Different Types of Water Shutoff Valves and How to Choose One
What You Need to Know About Venting a Hot Water Heater
Tips for Locating Buried Sprinkler Irrigation Valves