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The Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters
Is a tankless water heater for you?
PEX Supply Pipe: Everything You Need to Know
How Does a Septic Tank Work?
Why You Should Caulk Your Toilet to The Floor
The Toilet Seat: A Brief History
The Evolution of the Toilet Seat
How to Improve Toilet Performance
Toilet technology puts an end to the double flush
Fixing a Sewage Ejection Pump
Before you call a plumber, test for a bad switch. It's a $20 fix you can do yourself.
Stop Leaks in Plumbing Joints
Foolproof methods for connecting valves, faucets and sinks, and drain parts.
How to Fix a Dripping Shower
You don't have to replace the whole faucet just to fix a drip.
3 Important Reasons to Filter Your Water at Home
While the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan, raised serious questions about the risks in public...
How a Toilet Works
Learn the basics so you can fix it yourself—and save!
Here’s Why You Should Consider Installing a Dual-Flush Toilet
It will do you a HUGE favor.
Comfort or Clogs: The Ultimate Toilet Paper Dilemma
Rough pipes, low-flow toilets and using too much toilet paper are among the most common...
This is the Best Way to Cut PVC Pipe
Unless you have three hands, you're going to want to check out this tip.
How to Repair a Leaking Toilet
How to fix the 4 most common causes of leaks under the toilet.
How to Unclog a Sink
With two simple tools—a plunger and a drain snake—you can clear 95 percent of...
No Hot Water? Restore It Yourself
No more hot water? You may need a new thermocouple.
How to Remove a Bathtub Drain in 3 Easy Steps
Need to replace your tub drain? Removing the old one can be a real chore....
Prevent Water Damage While You Are Away
Water damage from frozen pipes, ruptured washer hoses, leaking supply lines and dripping water heaters...
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How to Adjust Hot Water Heater Temperature
Be safe—keep the water heater temperature setting at 120 degrees F.
Water Heater Maintenance: Extend Your Hot Water Heater Lifespan
A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing and extends your water heater lifespan.
Signs of Poorly Vented Plumbing Drain Lines
Solutions to a bubbling toilet or changes in the water level in the bowl.
Here’s How To Make Sure Your Toilet Doesn’t Explode
Yes, it CAN happen in extremely cold conditions!