Plumbing Install & Repair

Using special locknut and basket wrenches to remove a sink strainer.

How to Remove and Install a Kitchen Sink Strainer

Whether you’re fixing a leak in an existing sink strainer or putting in a new kitchen sink, you’ll need to install the sink strainer. Removing and installing a sink strainer is a fairly easy DIY plumbing project that can be accomplished in an hour or less using a few tools. Read on to find out how.

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Repairing a bathroom sink faucet.

Top 5 DIY Plumbing Fixes Every Homeowner Should Know

Whether you’re moving into your first home or have been living in your house for years, there are a few basic plumbing repairs every homeowner should know. Read on to find out more about the five most common plumbing problems and how to fix them yourself.

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Danny Lipford in kitchen to unclog garbage disposal.

How to Fix a Clogged Kitchen Garbage Disposal

Find out how to easily repair and clean a clogged or jammed kitchen sink garbage disposal using a hex wrench, baking soda, and vinegar. Watch this video to find out more.

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Replacing the rubber flapper valve in a toilet tank to stop it from leaking.

How to Test a Toilet for Leaks

Toilets can develop undetected leaks between the tank and bowl that can waste thousands of gallons of water if not repaired. Watch this video to find out how to tell if your toilet has a leak.

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Danny Lipford by sink with water hammer in pipes.

How to Prevent Water Hammer in Your Pipes

Watch this video to find out how to prevent the thumping sound of water hammer in your pipes by installing a water hammer arrester or water expansion tank in your water line.

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Hole cut in plywood subfloor for bathtub drain.

How to Seal a Tub Drain Hole Under a House

Watch this video to find out how to seal up a hole cut for a tub drain pipe under a house using metal flashing.

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Danny Lipford installing foam insulation on water pipe in crawlspace under house.

How to Insulate Water Pipes to Prevent Freezing

Watch this video for tips on how to insulate water pipes and keep them from freezing during cold winter weather.

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Cleaning a clothes washer water line filter with an acid brush.

How to Clean Clothes Washer Water Line Filters

Clothes washers have filters on the water lines to prevent debris from getting into the washer. Over time these filters can become clogged with sand and sediment and need to be cleaned. Watch this video to find out how.

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