How To Correct Low Water Pressure

Filed under Home Improvement, Plumbing

In older homes, it is not uncommon to find low water pressure.
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How To Install a Gas Burning Wall Heater

Filed under Appliances, Heating & Fireplaces, Home Improvement, Plumbing

Gas-burning wall heaters come in two basic categories: Direct vent, and standard or conventional vent.
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Adding a Bath Where None Exists?

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If a bathroom addition is on your project list, consider a Saniflo above-floor plumbing system — especially for a basement remodel or any other room where you don’t have accessible, below-floor plumbing.
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How To Glue up ABS Pipe and Fittings

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Abs pipe and fittings are used for dwv or drain, waste, and vent piping systems.
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How To Clear a Plugged Kitchen Sink

Filed under Home Improvement, Kitchens & Baths, Plumbing

Clogged drains are the bane of most every homeowner’s existence but it need not be so.
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How To Replace a Water Heater Thermocouple

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All gas-fired water heaters use a thermocouple (or thermopile in some advanced models) in the pilot/main burner assembly.
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How To Maintain a Pool Filter

Filed under Plumbing, Pools & Spas

There are three main types of pool filters: Sand filters, cartridge filters, and diatomaceous earth filters1.
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How To Install a Dishwasher in an Island

Filed under Appliances, Home Improvement, Kitchens & Baths, Plumbing

It is common today to install a dishwasher in an island located within the confines of a kitchen.
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How To Install a Clawfoot Bathtub

Filed under Home Improvement, Kitchens & Baths, Plumbing

A clawfoot bathtub is different from a regular bathtub primarily in that it is self-supporting, i.e., it sits on its own set of feet, normally referred to as clawfeet because of their original claw-like shape.
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How To Install a Basement Sump Pump

Filed under Basements, Home Improvement, Plumbing

Sump pumps are designed to pick up standing water and pump it out to a remote location where it cannot flow back into the original area.
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