Review of the Watersong Pull-out Spring Kitchen Faucet
I was searching for a reasonably priced kitchen faucet that combined quality with flexibility. The WaterSong Spring Kitchen Sink Faucet appeared to be a strong contender.
How to Clean Your Drains Naturally With Bokashi Tea
Bokashi tea is a wonderful, eco-friendly alternative to harsh chemical drain cleaners. Learn how to use this bokashi composting byproduct to safely and effectively get rid of annoying clogs in your plumbing.
How to Install an Expansion Tank in Your Plumbing
Pressure in your home's water lines can lead to catastrophic damage. It can cause water line fittings to leak and leave you with a huge repair bill. Help your home's plumbing deal with the added pressure by installing an expansion tank.
How to Connect Ikea Brand Faucets to Your Home's Water Supply
Trying to connect an Ikea brand faucet to your home's water supply valves? Here is the solution to your frustration.
How to Install a Wall-Mounted Toilet: A Step-by-Step Tutorial
From setting up the frame to positioning and marking to attaching each of the components, this guide will provide a step-by-step breakdown of how to install a wall-mounted toilet.
How to Install a Shower Pan Membrane (Photos and Instructions)
This article is an informational guide to help a homeowner install a shower floor membrane correctly.
14 Common Causes of Clogged Drains and How to Deal With Them
Clogged drains are a very common plumbing issue. This article looks at what causes pipes to become blocked and offers advice on how to fix and prevent clogs from happening.
All About Hydro Jet Pressure Cleaning for Plumbing Blockages
For the hardest plumbing blockages and buildups, a hydro-jet system may be the solution. Find out how it works here.
How to Connect a Hose to an Indoor Unthreaded Faucet
I will review three ways to connect a hose to an indoor faucet and show you which way I prefer, based on my own experience.
How to Replace a Spigot Washer - Dripping Outside Tap (Bibcock)
A spigot (also known as a hose bib, bibcock or garden tap) leaks when the rubber washer inside wears away over time. Anyone with basic DIY skills can replace this. Only 2 tools are required.
A Complete Guide to Using Plumbing Fittings for Joining PEX Pipe, PVC and Copper
A basic guide to pipe types, plumbing fittings, and thread sizes, and instructions for how to use fittings to connect copper, PVC, and PEX water pipes.
How to Switch Out Wall-Mounted and Handheld Showerheads
Some people like handheld showerheads, some prefer wall mounts. Others want both. This article shows how to convert one to the other when life's circumstances change.
Cold Water Header Tank Overflowing: How to Replace a Ballcock Washer
A step-by-step guide showing how to repair a leaking ballcock valve in the header tank in your loft. This guide also explains the layout of hot and cold pipes and valves used in home plumbing systems.
How to Install an Outdoor Spigot for Watering Your Garden
It's easy to install an outdoor water spigot (faucet) for watering your garden!
How to Prevent Frozen Pipes in Winter: Move Water Lines Indoors
Here are the basics of how your plumbing works and how to re-plumb with CPVC to move water lines indoors.
How to Easily Fix a Broken Pipe With Push Fittings
In need of water line or pipe break repair? No problem. Learn how to do it yourself, and save money on a plumber!
How to Troubleshoot and Repair Common Toilet Problems
A homeowner's guide for diagnosing and repairing common toilet issues. Often the hardest part of the toilet repair is the trip to the hardware store.
How to Fix a Toilet That Flushes by Itself (a.k.a. a Phantom Toilet)
A toilet that flushes on its own, also known as phantom flushing, is a common problem. Addressing this problem may require replacing the flapper, flush valve, or flush valve gasket.
What Not to Put Down Your Garbage Disposal or Drain
This is a comprehensive list of what not to put down the drain (and why), as well instructions for how to correctly use, maintain, clean, deodorize, and de-grease the garbage disposal.
Retrofit Shower Panels: Bathroom Remodelling on a Budget
A new shower panel can go a long way in a bathroom remodel on a budget, but what is it and what does it take to install? Do you use the existing plumbing? Can you set it up in your current shower? Find out here.
The Best Line Tubing to Use to Hook Water up to a Refrigerator
What should you use for hooking up water to your fridge? Here is a how-to with recommendations for the best refrigerator water lines.