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Learning about plumbing can save you a midnight call to the plumber. Find out basic plumbing tips to fix a toilet, sink or drain.

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You just bought a new dishwasher and would like to install it yourself. Learn about how to install a dishwasher in this article.


What causes pipes to burst when they freeze?

If you live in an apartment building, you're sure to see a sign put up by management to keep your faucet dripping when the weather report forecasts freezing temperatures. But why is that? How does a dripping tap keep pipes from bursting? See more »

If your old bathtub has seen better days but you're hesitating to replace it because of the high costs of installation, why not learn how to install a bathtub yourself? Read this article to learn how to install a bathtub. See more »

You just bought a new dishwasher and would like to install it yourself. Learn about how to install a dishwasher in this article. See more »

You'd like to remove your mildewed silicone caulking. Learn about how to remove silicone caulking in this article. See more »

There are six types of pipe wrenches. Learn how to use a pipe wrench from this article. See more »

After you try to wipe away debris by hand, pour water down the drain and use a plunger, it’s time to turn to a chemical drain cleaner. Learn more about effective ways to clean drains from this article. See more »

You're ready to do some plumbing work in your house, and have to learn how to solder copper. This article will help you learn how to solder copper. See more »

You need to unglue PVC pipe, but you’re not sure how to do it. Learn about how to unglue a PVC pipe in this article. See more »

The handle on your toilet broke and needs replacing. Here's a quick lesson on how to replace a toilet handle. See more »

There are times when you'd like to remove your tub drain stopper. Learn about how to remove a tub drain stopper in this article. See more »