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Toilet Leak

Topics: DIY plumbing, Pipe leaks, Toilet Repair

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A leaking toilet - one of the most common plumbing problems to plague homeowners - is known to cause house-wide havoc. Not only is it a nuisance, a leak wastes water, increasing your monthly water bill. But, what if you don’t know that you have a leak? How can you detect a silent leak before it causes widespread damage and expensive toilet repairs?  Read More
DIY water heater thermostat replacement

Topics: DIY plumbing, Water Heater Repair, Replacement, Water Heater

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Occasional water heater repair isn’t uncommon. After all, water heaters are like any other machine that requires routine maintenance from time to time. For instance, if you’re noticing you’re out of hot water or it runs out quickly, your water heater thermostat may be failing. The good thing is most problems can be solved with a simple DIY, saving a little time and money.You can do both by replacing your hot water heater’s thermostat yourself! Luckily, it’s a simple fix!  Read More
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Topics: Drain Cleaning, DIY plumbing, General Plumbing in Sacramento, Clogged Drains, clogged tub

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There are so many different reasons as to why your bathtub drains slowly. Luckily, there are a few simple methods to fix it that could save you from having to call a plumber. A slow bathtub drain can result from any of the following combinations (or all of them): a lack of regular drain cleaning a buildup of hair a buildup of soap, body oil, and other bathing beauty aids Read More
DIY letters with tools

Topics: DIY plumbing, Sacramento Plumbing

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Everyone loves a good “do-it-yourself” project. Until, of course, something goes terribly wrong. While there’s nothing wrong with making a proactive effort to fix minor plumbing problems or perform simple installations around your home, many do-it-yourselfers make small, but critical mistakes that can end up costing them a lot of money to fix. Here are a few DIY mistakes plumbers encounter on a regular basis. Read More
How to fix a stripped faucet handle in 10 minutes or less

Topics: DIY plumbing, faucet repair, DIY faucet repair, stripped faucet handle

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Does a spinning faucet handle have you spinning your wheels? It’s a common household problem, and it happens with almost all handles over time. The good news is that like a number of sink issues, a DIY faucet handle fix can be completed in just 10 minutes with nothing more than a couple screwdrivers, a wrench, and about $20. And while there are numerous models and types of faucets out there, we’re going to focus on faucet stem replacement of the two-handle variety—in just five easy steps. Read More