Plumbing Problems, How Tos & Repairs

Fix common plumbing problems like leaky toilets, low water pressure, clogged drains, cold water, and more with the help of our guide to plumbing repairs.
High water pressure
How to Fix Super-High Water Pressure
corroded pipes
How to Get Rid of a Sewer Gas Smell
kitchen sink
What's That Smell In My Kitchen?
wall water leak
What to Do About Water Leakage in Your Wall
Woman unloading dishwasher in kitchen.
How to Troubleshoot a Dishwasher That Won't Drain
Drain trap piping replaced underneath sink
How to Replace a Drain Trap on a Bathroom or Kitchen Sink
Bathroom sink running faucet
How to Clear Every Clog: Snaking a Bathroom Sink Drain
Black shower head with running water testing for hard water
Simple Household Tests for Hard Water
Water in a slow draining sink surrounded by white marble
What Is the Best Way to Fix a Slow Sink Drain?
Faucet with Water Dripping Creating Waste
Easy Repair for a Leaking Delta Bathroom or Kitchen Faucet
person shutting off the water at the faucet
How to Turn off the Water for Plumbing Repairs
leaky faucet
Diagnose a Leaky Faucet and Prevent Wasting Water
Hose bib leaking water on exterior wall
Fix an Annoying, Leaky Hose Bib
Preventing Frozen Water Pipes With Heat Tape
Broken water pipes
How to Deal With Frozen Water PIpes
symptoms of a sewer drain clog
The Telltale Signs of a Clogged Sewer Drain in Your House
Close-up of a shower in the bathroom
Figuring Out Why You Have Low Water Pressure
Plunger being used to unclog a sink drain
The Right Way to Use a Standard Drain Plunger
person using vinegar to unclog a sink
How to Unclog a Sink Drain
Close-up of a bathroom sink
Learn How to Repair a 2-Handle Cartridge Faucet
person checking water pressure
Reasons Your Home Has Low Water Pressure
Plumber fixing Water Heater
What to Do When Your Water Heater Is Making Noises
Shower Head
How to Fix Inconsistent Water Temperature
a residential water heater
Troubleshooting Checklist for an Electric Water Heater
person using silicone tape to repair PVC pipe
Here Are 5 Easy Ways to Fix a Leaky PVC Pipe
Lawn irrigation sprinkler spraying water across various lawn plants, pathway lamp and sidewalk
Learn How to Troubleshoot Your Lawn Irrigation System
Close-up of a hot water shower knob
How to Get Quicker Hot Water With a Hot Water Recirculating System
Plumber Unclogging Bathtub Drain
How to Use a Drain Snake to Quickly Clear Shower Clogs
Baking soda and white vinegar in glass containers on corner of bathroom sink
How to Unclog Any Drain
Plumber working on kitchen sink
2020 Roto-Rooter Prices for Unclogging and Video Inspection
Clog pipe cleaner
5 Fixes for a Drain Snake That Is Not Working
Hot water heater and furnace in basement
Replacing a Heating Element in an Electric Water Heater
A bathroom Faucet
How to Fix a Leaky Faucet
Plunger Isolated on White Background
Your Guide the Different Types of Drain Plungers
Bonding wire for water heater
What Does the Bonding Wire on a Water Heater Do?
Trailer home
How To Repair a Polybutylene Plumbing Pipe
A person opens or closes the hot water valve in the boiler room.
How to Inspect and Fix Your Own Gas-Fired Boiler
Hot water heater
5 Fixes for Water Heater Leaks
Brand New Kitchen Sink
It's Easy to Fix a Leaking Cartridge Faucet
Black poly pipe with leak being fixed below ground
How to Fix a Leaking Black Poly Supply or Sprinkler Pipe
Freeze proof faucet with blue knob turned and dripping water
How to Repair a Leaky Frost-Proof Faucet
sink auger
You Can't Beat a Handheld Auger for Unclogging a Sink
Bathroom Faucet
How to Clear a Blocked Faucet Aerator
Rusty Pipes
What Should You Do With a Leaking Clean-Out in a Drain Pipe?
Fluidmaster toilet fill valve being replaced inside toilet tank
An Easy Fix for Your Fluidmaster Toilet Fill Valve
Rheem residential water heater
How to Replace a Leaking Water Heater Drain Valve
Leaky toilet flush valve being replaced inside toilet tank
Fix a Leaky Toilet Flush Valve Using a Repair Kit
Ball faucets are found in the kitchen and bath. They look similar to disk faucets but operate with a special ball that controls the flow and mixture of water.
How to Repair a Leaking Ball Faucet
Underground Water Line - Broken
How to Repair an Underground Water Line
Long blue tube going into septic tank below ground
How to Care for Your Septic Tank
Plumbers working on pipes under sink
How to Repair Common Manufactured Home Plumbing Issues Yourself
Frost-free faucet being replaced
How to Replace a Frost-Free Faucet
Removed Aerator Assembly
How to Install Faucet Aerators
Kitchen faucet in a modern home.
How to Remove a Kitchen Faucet
Father and son fixing pipe under kitchen sink
How to Fix a Leaking Garbage Disposal
Man looking at tools by sink
How to Use a Snake Tool to Quickly Unclog a Kitchen Sink
Close up of modern kitchen faucet and sink
How to Repair a Single-Handle Disk Faucet
compression faucet
How to Repair Old-Style Compression Washer Faucets
Water pouring from modern faucet in bathroom
Hard Water and How It Damages Plumbing
White pipe dope painted to end of plumbing joint to ensure tight seals
How to Use Pipe Joint Compound to Seal Plumbing Joints