How to Remove a Toilet Tank

There are plenty of reasons to replace a toilet tank. The old toilet finally stopped working properly, and the repairs cost more than it’s worth. You want to lower the amount of water you use and save some money. The…

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How to Replace Valve Seats

Drip, drip, drip. Does that sound familiar? If so, you probably know that you have an issue with your faucet. What you might need help determining is why you have a leak.  Faucets have several components that could cause the…

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How to Replace a Sink Trap

The sink trap is the part of the drain pipe found underneath the sinks in your home, which is also called a drain trap or P-trap. Plumbing and building codes require a P-trap under the sink as part of the…

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How to Replace a Toilet Handle

The last thing anyone wants is a broken toilet handle that won’t send everything on its way. That can quickly turn a typical morning into a trip to the hardware store. Of course, the need to replace a toilet handle…

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What is a Pressure Relief Valve?

Safety and the mechanisms that are designed to maintain it are integral parts of the devices we use daily. They are at work, even if we don’t always know what they are. A pressure relief valve is a perfect example…

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Types of Water Softeners

According to ABC News, almost 90% of homes in America have hard water. This includes homes that have well water and homes that get their water supply from their local municipality or city. Hard water contains calcium and other minerals…

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Sink Parts Explained

Some homeowners began using dry sinks made of stone or metal in the 1700s. Dry sinks enabled homeowners to wash themselves or their food indoors. Enamel sinks used in the 19th century started to face competition from sinks built into…

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How Do Water Softeners Work

Looking to learn more about installing a water-softening system in your home? Understanding the different kinds of water softener systems will help you to determine the best water softening system for your area. Installation of your water softener The first…

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How To Fix A Leaky Toilet Flapper

A leaking toilet flapper can be annoying and cost you extra money for excess water usage. Luckily, a running toilet flapper can be easily replaced and fixed. After determining that your toilet is leaking from a flush valve, you’ll need…

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How to Install a Tankless Water Heater

Hot water is a necessity that likely never crosses your mind. It’s one of the multitudes of everyday luxuries that is taken for granted. Like many of these luxuries, you don’t realize how important hot water is until you can’t…

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