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DIY Plumbing: Caulking Removal

Before you can apply new caulk around your shower, sink, or bathtub, you first have to remove the old one.

The reason is that new and old caulk does not stick together, so the new one won’t be able to form a waterproof seal if the old one is not first removed.

PVC Pipe Repair

Normally, PVC solvent glue is used to glue together joint fittings and pipes made from PVC material.

Also, repairs typically requires cutting the pipe back and fixing new replacement parts and couplings.

Alternatively, you can re-plumb the whole piping section.

Underground Water Leak

Most homeowners never want to deal with a broken or cracked underground water line.

Furthermore, a severed underground water line seems to be a costly, lengthy project that’s just plain upsetting.

Thankfully, there’s a much better way to do this.

DIY Plumbing: Shower Arm Leak

If there is a leak from the shower arm of your shower, then, depending on the location of the leak and your plumbing configuration, you may require anywhere from only an easy fix to a fairly major repair. The first thing to do when your shower leaks from the shower arm is to identify the exact location of the leak.

Sink Drain Installation

Although the drain pipes beneath the kitchen sink don’t need to be changed out so often, it is common when replacing the sink to also replace the drain assembly as well when renovating a kitchen.

DIY Plumbing: Soldering Copper Pipes

For many home repairs and improvement projects, skilled and experienced professionals are your best bet.

However, replacing and soldering copper pipes in your home can be done yourself.

Avante Faucet Repair

The best way to achieve an Avante Faucet Repair is to look into the inner cartridge.

If you find it difficult to pull out or push in the handle, you can fix it by getting a new cartridge.

Moen Cartridge Replacement

When you notice a leak or any other issue on your Moen cartridge faucet, the best option is to completely change the cartridge.

This is not difficult to do and with one or two tools, it gets even easier.

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Refrigerator Water Line

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It has now become even easier to run a refrigerator water line for the purpose of the drinking water dispenser and ice maker.

In the past, this was usually done using bendable 1/4-inch copper tubing snaked to the closest water source from the refrigerator and connected to the water supply line with the use of a saddle valve or other fitting.

How to Fix a Shower Arm Leak

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If there is a leak from the shower arm of your shower, then, depending on the location of the leak and your plumbing configuration, you may require anywhere from only an easy fix to a fairly major repair.

The first thing to do when your shower leaks from the shower arm is to identify the exact location of the leak.

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