DIY Plumbing

The Top 5 Ways to Remove Hair From Your Drains

Having hair clogging your drain is a common but annoying issue that can affect sinks and bathtubs. Fixing the issue can be simple, and may even be done with products you have in your home right now. Drain Snake An extremely common device found in any plumbing store and most [...]

By |2023-12-28T13:55:06+00:00September 26th, 2022|DIY Plumbing, Drains|

How to Run Plumbing to a Detached Garage

If you’re tired of living without a garage sink, or think your garage is the perfect place for your washing machine or a guest shower, you’ll need to run an underground water line out to it. Running utilities can be expensive or very cost-effective, depending on several factors such [...]

By |2024-01-24T01:16:25+00:00June 8th, 2020|DIY Plumbing, Plumbing Tips & Opinions, Sewers|

How to Unclog a Sink with Grease In It

Did you, or maybe your kid, pour grease down the a sink? That’s likely to be the source of your clog. How do you unclog a sink with grease in it? Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as the many online guides make it out to be. You really don’t want [...]

By |2020-10-09T14:46:29+00:00October 3rd, 2019|DIY Plumbing, Plumbing Tips & Opinions, Sewers|

Sudden Increase in Water Consumption with No Obvious Explanation? Here’s What to Do

If you’ve discovered your water bill is higher than normal (but you can’t think of an obvious reason why) it’s wise to invest some extra time to get to the bottom of the issue. Small water issues will continue to pile up unless addressed, and if you have a leak [...]

By |2019-01-03T12:39:49+00:00January 3rd, 2019|DIY Plumbing, Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

3 Plumbing Jobs You Should Never D.I.Y.

Whether it’s YouTube videos or a step-by-step guide, the growth of the internet has allowed Do It Yourself culture to flourish. For many homeowners, this is a great way to save some money on inevitable plumbing issues both large and small. But like everything online, cheap information can be risky. [...]

By |2019-03-05T18:57:23+00:00January 26th, 2018|DIY Plumbing|

How do I fix a dripping shower head?

We’ve all experienced a dripping shower head at one point in our lives, and truth be told, it can be irritating. Add to that fact is the amount of wasted water. Did you know that a shower head that leaks 10 drops per minute wastes more than 500 gallons of [...]

By |2023-03-09T13:51:40+00:00January 8th, 2018|DIY Plumbing, Leaks, Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

How to Pick the Perfect Faucet for Your Home

Whether the faucet in question is in your bathroom, your kitchen or tucked into your wet bar, a quick change can go a long way to sprucing up a room. More importantly, if you’ve got a leaky faucet on your hands, you owe it to the environment (and your wallet!) [...]

By |2017-06-19T21:08:15+00:00June 19th, 2017|DIY Plumbing|

DIY Plumbing: How To Use Plumber’s Putty & Plumber’s Tape

Plumber’s putty and plumber’s tape - or thread seal tape - are two products that need to be in every homeowner's toolbox. However, as with any tool there is a right way and a wrong way to use them. You’d never use a drill to get a nail through the [...]

By |2017-04-05T21:54:48+00:00April 5th, 2017|DIY Plumbing|
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