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.
Middle faucet handle being turned in bathtub
How to Replace a Bathtub Faucet
Sink Drain Stopper
What to Do When Your Sink Stopper Is Stuck
Control valve on gas water heater tank being checked with bottom panel removed
6 Common Reasons Your Gas Water Heater May Not Be Working
Shower with hot water
What to Do When Your Hot Water Isn't Getting Hot Enough
Exposed shower valve with new cartridge held in front
How to Replace a Shower Valve Cartridge
Main shutoff valve being inserted between cut copper pipe
How to Replace a Main Water Shutoff Valve
Rose gold sink
Hate Clogged Plumbing? Here Are 10 Things to Never Pour Down the Drain
Blue drain snake held in front of under the sink pipes
How to Snake a Drain (and Stop Slow Drains Forever)
Water pressure gauge attached to faucet to test water pressure
How to Fix Super-High Water Pressure
Sink pipe under wash basin
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?
Leaky Delta faucet handle being turned
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
Running showerhead with regular water pressure
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
Sink faucet repaired with 2-handle cartridge
Learn How to Repair a 2-Handle Cartridge Faucet
person checking water pressure
Reasons Your Home Has Low Water Pressure
Water heater with expansion tank and pipes on top
What to Do When Your Water Heater Is Making Noises
Testing temperature on running water from 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
How water recirculating system on top of water heater
How to Get Quicker Hot Water With a Hot Water Recirculating System
Drain snake inserted into clogged shower 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
Drain snake held over sink
5 Fixes for a Drain Snake That Is Not Working
New heating element being inserted into water heater
Replacing a Heating Element in an Electric Water Heater
Faucet with water leaking closeup
How to Fix a Leaky Faucet
Black toilet plunger angled above toilet bowl
Your Guide the Different Types of Drain Plungers
Bonding wire connected between copper pipes over water heater
What Does the Bonding Wire on a Water Heater Do?
Trailer home
Tips for Repairing Polybutylene (PB) 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
Bottom of water heater tank with leaking water falling to wood floor
5 Fixes for Water Heater Leaks
Single-handle cartridge faucet with leaking water being repaired
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
Handheld auger held in front of sink
You Can't Beat a Handheld Auger for Unclogging a Sink
Sink faucet with clogged aerator with low water flow
How to Clear a Blocked Faucet Aerator
White plumber's tape wrapped around pipe thread cap
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
Water heater drain valve checked for leaking water
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
Leaky ball faucet with leaking water
How to Repair a Leaking Ball Faucet
Underground Water Line - Broken
How to Repair an Underground Water Supply Pipe
Long blue tube going into septic tank below ground
How to Care for Your Septic Tank
Purple food dye added to toilet tank to find plumbing issue
How to Repair Common Home Plumbing Issues Yourself
Frost-free faucet being replaced
How to Replace a Frost-Free Faucet