If you’re considering doing home plumbing repairs on your shower or sink, eventually you may need a plunger. There are several types of plungers on the market, so eventually the question arises, “What type of plunger should I buy?” It’s important to have the right tool for the job and we’ve explained the different types of plungers below.
If have a clogged tub or clogged shower drain there is no need to panic. It’s not unusual for hair and soap residue to build up to create a clogged drain. Below we offer some easy steps you can take to clear a clogged drain in your shower or tub.
We’ve updated our list of faucet manufacturers supplying the United States and North America for 2017. Many of these faucet manufacturers will be available at major home supply stores. Local plumbing suppliers can also help you buy these faucets. You may also be able to buy directly from the manufacturer or from online sources.
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The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
The EPA Fix a Leak Week runs from March 20 through 26, 2017 to remind residents to check home water systems for costly and wasteful water leaks. Leaks in an average household can waste more than 10,000 gallons of water every year. That’s more than 1 trillion gallons wasted nationwide. Continue reading Fix a Leak Week Tips and Information
Plumbing books can be a good addition to the do-it-yourself bookshelf. We’ve taken a look at all of the plumbing books for sale in 2017 and made our recommendations of the best ones for you to consider buying.
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Bronze faucets resist corrosion better than standard bathroom fixtures, but they still require regular maintenance to keep them in good shape. Here are some ways you can keep your bronze faucets looking new.
Use a Plunger to Unclog Sink
The easiest way to unclog a sink drain is to use a plunger. Fill the sink with about 4 inches of water. If the clogged drain is in the kitchen with twin basins, fill both sides with about 4 inches of water. Continue reading Unclog sink with these easy steps
Remove Old Spout
If for some reason your old spout becomes damaged you will need to replace it. Look for a retaining screw on the bottom of the spout. If you see on, use a screwdriver to remove it and slide the spout off of the pipe. Continue reading Replacing a tub spout