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.
Our top pick this year it The Complete Guide to Plumbing, but think you should seriously consider the Reader’s Digest New Fix-It-Yourself Manual if you need a book that covers a broader range of home repair projects. Our final pick, Plumbing 1-2-3, is a great resource but may be a little harder to find new. Continue reading below for in-depth reviews of each plumbing book.
Best Plumbing Repair books of 2017
Complete Guide to Home Plumbing
The Complete Guide to Plumbing, by Black+Decker, is more technical than some of the other books here, but is a thorough guide to plumbing topics, even including information on septic systems and pools. Previous editions of this book have been featured on our best plumbing books list over the years.
This book includes plenty of photographs to help you take care of do-it-yourself repairs. Step-by-step photos will help guide you through your home plumbing repair project.
With more than 30 reviews and an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon this is a well rated book.
New Fix-It-Yourself Manual
If you’re looking for a more general do-it-yourself book that also includes useful information about plumbing repair, then you should buy the Reader’s Digest New Fix-It-Yourself Manual.
This book covers a wide range of topics, from maintaining an air conditioner to fixing home electronics and of course common plumbing problems.
With more than 275 reviews and an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars, this is a popular and highly rated book on Amazon.
Plumbing 1-2-3 is another perennial favorite on our best plumbing books list. This book is dedicated to plumbing and is full of photos and great, easy to follow advice.
The book covers a wide range of plumbing repair projects, including dripping faucets, leaking toilets, burst pipes and shower repairs.
Unfortunately the books seems not to be offered any longer new at Amazon. But the good news is the book can be purchase used through Amazon for as little as $2.
With more than 45 reviews and an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon, this is one of the most highly rated plumbing books on the site.
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