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Topics: Home Plumbing, DIY, Drain Cleaning and Repair

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When renovating your home, there’s a good chance your plumbing system and fixtures will come into play at some point. Replacing existing sinks and faucets with high-efficiency alternative models is a common plumbing task homeowners take on, and while you may be pressed to contact a plumber to do the job for you, it’s more than likely you can complete the entire project on your own. Read More

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Whether you're replacing old, outdated plumbing fixtures with low-flow, low-consumption alternatives or remodeling your entire bathroom, you're probably going to replace your shower head at one point. As part of our series on updating bathrooms and installing new fixtures, we go through installing new shower heads step-by-step in this blog article. Read More

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Plumbing and repairing kitchen island sinks can be a deal more challenging than working with standard kitchen sinks. For regular kitchen sinks, drain pipes and vents are hidden and run directly through the kitchen wall - overall, they’re pretty easy to install; for island sinks, however, installing a vent or drain pipe takes a deal more work, Island vent pipes must essential contain their own vent pipes, without running off into the walls. Read More

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When it comes to home plumbing care, you’re probably comfortable working with things like drains and basic plumbing fixtures. Almost anybody can unclog a kitchen sink. What about repairing or maintaining copper, PEX and PVC piping in and around your home? In many situations, caring for these pipes is something homeowners leave to the pros. Read More

Topics: Water Heaters, DIY

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As more and more American homeowners make the switch from conventional water heaters to high efficiency tankless models, many opt to replace their heaters on their own, as opposed to contacting a professional plumbing service provider. While it’s certainly possible to install a tankless water heater on your own, you should only do so if you’re absolutely certain you can take on the challenge, and have the right tools and know-how for the job. Read More

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Installing new shower tile or replacing old tile is a DIY project that can dramatically improve your bathroom aesthetics, and add a customized flair to your home. However, the project can also be a bit challenging if you’re not prepared. In this blog, we break down everything you need to know to install new shower tile successfully, with zero hiccups and hassle. Read More

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As we’ve said time and time again, homeowners should generally leave sprinkler and irrigation system repairs to trained specialists; there’s a lot that could go wrong with DIY irrigation work, particularly during large-scale yard renovations. While you should always speak with a professional plumber prior to and during these kinds of projects, there are some tasks you can handle on your own. Read More