Category: <span>Plumbing</span>

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How to Fix a Plumbing Snake

Remove the screw on the handle to open the cage. The screw is usually located on the back of the machine. The handle will have a screw on the back. This can be accessed by removing the cover, which is usually located between the handle and cage. A screwdriver may be needed to remove this...

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How to Choose the Right Plumbing Pipe

When you’re shopping for plumbing pipes, there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, make sure your pipes are made of the right material. This is important because different materials have different properties. Some materials are hard and rigid, while others are soft and pliable. You also have to consider how thick...

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How to Vent Basement Bathroom Plumbing

If you’re remodeling your basement bathroom, one of the first things you’ll need to do is venting. Venting allows the sewer gasses from your toilet to escape so that they don’t get trapped in your home. Here’s how to do it.   Measure the distance between the floor joists and cut a length of pipe...

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Can Plumbing Vents be Combined?

This is a question we get asked a lot. The answer is yes! You can tie multiple vents together and use them in one space. In fact, the more you tie together, the easier it will be to keep your home’s ventilation working properly.   But remember, the more elbows you have in your vent,...

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How to Avoid Plumbing Problems

Here are some things you can do to avoid plumbing problems:   Use cold water for washing dishes, clothes, and hands. Hot water causes galvanic corrosion, which can cause leaks in your pipes.   If you have an old toilet, consider replacing it with a low-flow model that uses less than 1.6 gallons per flush...

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What Size Wrench for Plumbing

You’ll need a wrench to change the size of your plumbing. If you’re changing the size of the pipe, you’ll need a wrench that fits that size of pipe. If you’re changing the size of your rv plumbing, you’ll need a wrench that fits that size of rv plumbing. First things first, a lot of...

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How to Install a Toilet with Roughed in Plumbing

Installing a toilet in a concrete slab is a relatively easy project, but it does require some planning.   First, measure the area where you want to install your toilet and make sure there’s enough room for everything you’ll need to do.   Next, mark out the shape of your toilet on the floor with...

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How Long does PVC Plumbing Last

Did you know PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) is one of the most widely used materials in the world? It’s used in everything from carpeting to medical equipment to piping systems. It even has a long history of success in water filtration systems! In fact, PVC is so durable that it can last for decades with minimal...