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Ironing Board Back Saver Working under the sink on your back isn't exactly comfortable, especially when the sharp cabinet edge cuts into your shoulder blades. Make it more comfortable by lying on an ironing board. Set one end of the board inside the cabinet and support the other end with a scrap piece of 2x4. It won't make the repair any easier, but it's definitely easier on your back.
Plumbing With PEX Tubing
PEX tubing is an easy-to-install alternative to copper pipe. Long used in radiant heating systems, flexible PEX tubing is perfect for water supply lines because it’s easy to run through walls and floors and simple to work with.
The Basic Plumbing Questions can be Solved Quickly and Cheap - Architecture Admirers
Plumbing problems occur suddenly after a short period of time signs that we often ignore. When we decide to do something about the small leaking we saw in the kitchen or in the bathroom, usually...
How to Replace an Outdoor Water Faucet | Hunker
The constant drip that comes from a defective spigot and hose bib in your outdoor area can be annoying. It can also be costing you serious cash in water charges as the flow finds its way from your home to the ground in a steady stream. Replacing an outdoor water faucet is not a complicated endeavor.
13 Plumbing Tricks of the Trade for Weekend Plumbers
More than any other type of home improvement job, plumbing can drive a DIYer crazy. Problems arise, projects grow, frustrations multiply. Even pros are not immune. But one way to manage the frustrations and achieve a successful plumbing project is to allow plenty of time-at least twice as much time as you think the project should take. Another smart step is to learn some tricks of the trade. Here are a few of our favorites.
Utility Sink and Washing Machine Drain Pipe
I am installing a utility sink in my basement and need to rework the drain pipe and standpipe for my washing machine in the process. Above is the original drain pipe and stand pipe that the washing
How to Fix a Leaky Outdoor Faucet | Hunker
How to Fix a Leaky Outdoor Faucet. Sometimes in the spring when you first turn on the water to your outdoor faucet, you may find that it's leaking. Now a leaking outdoor faucet...