13 Plumbing Tricks of the Trade for Weekend Plumbers
More than any other type of home improvement job, plumbing can drive a DIYer crazy. Problems arise, projects grow, frustrations multiply. Even pros are not immune. But one way to manage the frustrations and achieve a successful plumbing project is to allow plenty of time-at least twice as much time as you think the project should take. Another smart step is to learn some tricks of the trade. Here are a few of our favorites.
Why You Should Always Opt for a Ball Valve
Whenever you replace a valve—whether it’s a shutoff under the sink or the isolation valve on your water heater—upgrade to a ball valve.
45 Things Every Homeowner Should Know How to Do
Owning a home comes with a lot of responsibilities. While certain repairs require a professional, many maintenance jobs can be handled on your own. Learn these basic repair and upkeep skills to be a better homeowner.
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How Can I Improve the Water Pressure in My Shower?
The fact that we have running water in our homes is pretty miraculous, if you think about it. Unlike other points in history—and other parts of the world—many of us have the privilege of turning a few knobs and being showered in clean, hot water. But sometimes the pressure of that water isn’t ideal. This can be especially frustrating with a shower in your own home that you know is capable of greater things, but for some reason, is under-performing when it comes to pressure. If this is…
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23 Annoying Noises You’ll Hear in Your House—and Easy Tricks to Eliminate Them Forever
Those persistent little sounds in our own home are what will drive you crazy. Here's how to fix them with super simple home repair hacks.
Plumbing With PEX Tubing
PEX tubing is an easy-to-install alternative to copper pipe. Long used in radiant heating systems, flexible PEX tubing is perfect for water supply lines because it’s easy to run through walls and floors and simple to work with.