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Easy Peasy DIY How To: Fix a Too Cold Anti-Scald Bath Fixture

Shower or bath not getting hot enough? Your hot water tank is fine, so what's the problem? An...

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Toilet Seat Screwdown

Not exciting, but a quick way to save a $20 Bill.. Works for me..

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How to Install a Toilet in 1 Hour or Less

Today we're going to share how to install a new toilet on a tile floor.Specifically American...

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How to Unclog a Sink Like a Pro

Many of you asked me to do a tutorial on how to unclog a sink.
So I put an extensive tutorial

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Water Leak Repair (Part 1) – Install a Frost Proof Faucet

Happy New Year everyone! For our first post of 2018, we're getting down to some serious home repair...

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Cast Iron Sink Restoration Project

We just love cast iron sinks and this one was in great condition for its age. Other than some minor...

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Don't Cut the Concrete Slab - Drill a Tunnel Under It Instead

Problem: 50 year old galvenized pipe is failing, and replacing it requires getting under, over or...

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Why You Need to Replace Your Shower Head - Every 6-Months!

This is not my opinion, this is the recommendation of medical and scientific experts that have...

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Water Leaks: 3 Plumbing Tips that Will Help You Avoid Problems

Our house has suffered from its fair share of water disasters. And unfortunately we've come home to...

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Soldering Quick Tips

Soldering tips can make a BIG difference.
...the difference between getting frustrated and having

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Replaced Your Toilets Flapper and It's Still Running?

If you have a toilet that continues to keep running even after you've replaced its flush valve...

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Common Apartment Problems - How to Be Your Own Handyman

One of the main benefits of renting rather than owning is the fact that when something needs fixin’,...

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How to Remove Embarrassing Bathroom Odors, With an "MG"

Here's a overview of how to install Manderley Gates SR/1 "MG" Toilet Odor Venting System

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Replacing Copper Pipes & Fittings with the Best Plumbing Supply Ever

How do you replace old corroded copper pipes and fittings if you only know the basics of plumbing?...

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Angie's List: How To Caulk Your Shower

There's no expiration date on caulk, but when it begins to peel and turn different colors around...

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Unclog a Toilet Without a Plunger

This is the coolest trick to unclog a toilet. It's so much cleaner than using a plunger. I can’t...

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El Nino is Back! 10 Ways to Prep Your Home

Remember El Nino? That sometime-in-the-‘90s storm sensation that produced crazy weather? Well, he’s...

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How to Tighten a Loose Kitchen Faucet

The hardest part about this fix is getting to it.

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Six Pros and Cons of Filtering Your Water

Whole house water filters are installed by placing a filter system in the main water supply of your...

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The Trouble With Toilets

A toilet that just won't stop running is annoying, for sure. But you can find what you need to fix...

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There’s More Than One Way To Clean A Toilet

Taking out the trash. Folding the laundry. Scrubbing your soiled toilet. You dread these household...

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Inspect Your Well

You are the only one responsible for the condition of your well and water! Once a

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Housing for House Water Supply Cut Off Valve.

This post is not really a "step by step" of how to do this particular project as much as it about...

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Small Guide for Taking Care of Your Home Pipes

Let’s be completely honest here. We all completely forget to take care of the pipes in our homes...

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Guidelines for Buying or Renting a Home

All too often we choose a living environment based on location, aesthetics, or floor plan. Why not...