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3 Key Pieces Of A Kitchen Sink Strainer

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The strainer in your kitchen sink allows water and small food particles to leave your sink and escape safely down your plumbing. Repairing or replacing a sink strainer isn't a difficult task for those with do-it-yourself experience. But before you undergo any new home improvement task, it's important to know the names and functions of the parts you will need to work on as the sink strainer is a vital part of drain repair.

1 April 2015

How A Novice DIYer Can Change The Plastic Handle On A Toilet

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Toilet handles aren't always made like they used to be. Some newer plastic handles have a tendency to break after a while and you'll need to replace it to get your toilet working again – unless you want to keep on dipping your hand into the water tank to grab the chain connected to the flapper (which sits on the drain that allows the water to flush down into the toilet bowl) and pull it up to flush the toilet.

26 March 2015

About The Cause Of Constant Toilet Clogging & How Much A New One Will Cost

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Do you have a hard time getting solid waste to flush down the toilet all of the time? Rather than spending so much time plunging the toilet, you may need to consider investing in a new one. Find out what can be causing your toilet to clog up so much, as well as how much you can expect a new one to cost with professional installation. What Can Lead to a Toilet Clogging Up?

19 March 2015

Learn Which Items Should Never Be Flushed Down Your Toilet

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There are many things that are marketed as being safe to flush down the toilet even though they really aren't. If you flush certain items down your commode, there is a good chance that you could cause a lot of severe damage to your pipes and septic tank. Use the following guide to learn a few things that are labeled as being flushable when they really should be disposed of in the trash rather than down the drain.

11 March 2015

Plumbing Troubleshooting: Weak Faucet After DIY Bathroom Repairs

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Performing your own bathroom remodel can prove maddening and rewarding at the same time. Once the project is done, you might step back and look at all of your progress, and then notice that something's not working that was working before the remodel. Bathroom faucets are prime candidates for causing problems after a remodel for a variety of reasons. If the faucet is still working but your water pressure is far weaker than before, there are a few things you can try to solve the problem before you call in the plumbers.

4 March 2015

Fixing Your Copper Piping in 10 Easy Steps

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Fixing a broken pipe at home can seem challenging, but there are ways to temporarily prevent the damage from spreading or causing you to lose water pressure in your home. These easy step-by-step instructions tell you how to repair copper pipes that are leaking or broken. What Do You Need? A hammer Duct tape Hosing (a length of garden hose, for example) A towel Scissors A cloth or rag The Steps

12 September 2014