Do it Yourself

Welcome to the exciting world of "Do It Yourself" or "DIY". Not every plumbing job is difficult for a home owner to accomplish by themselves. With a little knowledge and a few basic tools you can save yourself some money. Have a look in the sections below for walkthroughs of some basic "do it yourself" plumbing repairs and installations.

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Bathrooms

Toilet

Clogged Toilet – Easy Ways To Unclog A Toilet

How To Unplug A Toilet Almost everyone has stood beside their toilet, ...

How To Stop A Toilet From Sweating

Toilet tanks in hot and humid summer months can develop condensate or ...

How To Replace A Toilet Fill Valve

Replacing A Toilet Fill Valve Or Ballcock Don't be afraid of this ...

Toilet Repair – Toilet Flange

A broken toilet flange might seem like a minor catastrophe at first ...

Install Or Replace A Toilet

If your old toilet is in rough shape, leaking or just a ...

How To Rough-in A Toilet

In this article you will learn the steps and plumbing information required ...
Bathtub

How To Replace A Bathtub Drain And Overflow

Whether your changing your bathtub or have a broken pipe it may ...

Bathtub Installation

This article will cover all of the steps required to install a ...
Sink

How to Repair a Waltec Faucet

A constantly dipping faucet can be extremely annoying; not to mention a ...

How To Repair A Danze Faucet

Danze faucets have become a popular fixture as of late, mostly because ...

Lost Ring Down the Drain

Retrieving a lost ring / item in the drain A very common ...

Clogged Drain – How To Unclog A Sink Drain

Clogged Drain; If the water in your sink is slow draining or ...

Installing A Pedestal Sink

Pedestal sinks are a popular space saving bathroom fixture and have a ...
Shower

Delta Monitor Shower Control Repair

Delta shower controls are one of the most popular fixtures on the ...

How To Replace A Shower Control Cartridge

How To replace a Moen Single Lever Shower Control Cartridge There are ...

Installing a Shower’s Plumbing

Installing a standalone shower is becoming very popular in today's modern, multi-bathroom ...

How To Build A Tiled Shower

A custom built shower is one of the most appealing plumbing projects ...

Water Heaters

Water Heater Thermostat Testing and Replacement

How A Thermostat Works The temperature inside your water heater is controlled ...

Water Heater Sizing

Unlike other areas of the plumbing trade, water heater sizing depends mainly ...

Testing Water Heater Elements and Replacement

If your electric water heater is not providing any, or very little ...

Water Heater Sediment Cleaning

Hot water tanks are easily neglected until they finally stop working, but ...

Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless water heaters must be installed by qualified tradesmen, but that doesn't ...

Water Heater Dip Tube Replacement

If your hot shower isn't hot for very long anymore, one possible ...

Water Heater Repairs and maintenance

You can easily extend the life of your hot water heater by ...

Installing Multiple Water Heaters

Multiple water heater installations are predominantly for commercial or industrial applications where ...

Replacing a Water Heater Anode Rod

A shinny new water heater will come with built in protection that ...

Replace An Electric Hot Water Tank

If your hot water isn't as hot as it used to be ...

Kitchens

Sewage Sump Pump Installation

A sewage sump (with pump); also called a sewage receiving tank, is ...

How To Vent An Island Sink

Venting an island sink cannot be accomplish the way other fixtures are ...

Kitchen plumbing repairs

Kitchen plumbing how to's Replacing your kitchen faucet

Dishwasher Installation

How To Install A Dishwasher Installing your own dishwasher may not be ...

Kitchen Sink Drain Installation

Installing the drain connections to a kitchen sink are relatively easy and ...

Replacing a Kitchen Faucet

Changing your own kitchen faucet can easily be done by the average ...

Basements

How To Vent An Island Sink

Venting an island sink cannot be accomplish the way other fixtures are ...

Dishwasher Installation

How To Install A Dishwasher Installing your own dishwasher may not be ...

Kitchen Sink Drain Installation

Installing the drain connections to a kitchen sink are relatively easy and ...

Replacing a Kitchen Faucet

Changing your own kitchen faucet can easily be done by the average ...

Outdoors

Hose Bibb Types

A hose bibb is an open ended, male threaded valve designed to ...

How To Install A Frost Free Hose Bibb

Most homes don't have a hose connection where we want one, but ...

How to repair a garden hose

A really good garden hose can be quite expensive, just to throw ...
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