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14 Shocking Discoveries Plumbers Have Found in Pipes
If you think pulling a hairy ball of gunk out of your shower drain is gross, wait till you see what these plumbers found!
The 10 Most Common Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make
The Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters
This Mistake Can Launch Your Water Heater Through Your Roof
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore a Rocking Toilet
How to Unclog a Toilet
Why Plastic PEX Fittings are Just as Good (If Not Better) Than Metal
If you’re concerned about using plastic fittings instead of metal for PEX, worry no...
This is Why You Should Invest in a Tankless Water Heater
Imagine getting hot water when you need it while also saving energy. Tankless hot water...
Sneaky Culprit of a Wet Bathroom Floor
As a longtime plumber, I always try to investigate as many possible causes as I...
Why You Should Always Opt for a Ball Valve
Whenever you replace a valve—whether it’s a shutoff under the sink or the...
This Simple Tip Will Make Your Water Heater Much Safer
Water heaters set too high send thousands (mostly children) to hospitals each year with burns...
7 Tankless Water Heater Myths You Need to Stop Believing
These myths might make you think tankless water heaters aren't effective!
Here’s Why Old Houses Have a Random Toilet in the Basement
Opinions vary, but one thing is for sure: toilets in the basement are an outdated concept.
Learn How to Solder Copper Pipe Yourself
Don't be intimidated by soldering. In this easy-to-follow video from GOT2LEARN, you'll see that...
A Water Heater Vent Installed Like This Can Have Lethal Consequences
Installing a water heater vent incorrectly can be extremely dangerous for your family. Learn the...
Never Connect a Trap to a Vertical Drain Like This
When a trap connects to a vertical drain, install a tee fitting. A “sanitary tee”...
9 Super-Simple Toilet Tune-Ups
Check out these 9 amazingly-simple ways to optimize your flush
Tips on Choosing a Faucet
Style is critical, but don't forget about practical factors
How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing
A frozen water line can cause pipes to burst and wreck your home
How to Prevent Clogged Drains
Drains always seem to clog at the worst possible time, like when you have a...
Simple Silicone Sight Indicator
Create a caulk sight by marking the backside of the cut tip.
Easy Faucet Nut Remover
Having trouble loosening the plastic faucet locknut under the sink?
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Why You Should Caulk Your Toilet to The Floor
You may not agree, but trust us, you're going to want to.
Toilets Throughout History
Everybody poops, and for thousands of years, humans have sought better ways to dispose of...
Squirt Gun Toilet Drainer
When you're repairing or replacing a toilet, you need to remove all the water. Simply...
Breaking Up a Cast Iron Tub: Which Tool is Best?
Editor-in-chief Gary Wentz wanted to find out what tool works best for breaking up a...