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House plumbing. As dull as unclogging a drain, as sexy as installing a jetted spa tub in your master bathroom. Let's look at the range of plumbing possibilities for your remodeling project.

How to Install or Replace a Kitchen Faucet
Find out how to install or replace a kitchen faucet.

Know Your House Drainage System
Learn the key elements of your house drainage system--important when taking on a remodel.

Can you insulate around the soil stack?
Can you insulate around the soil stack?

LiquiLock
When removing and installing a toilet, nasty water remaining at the bottom of the toilet is always a problem. Let's see if LiquiLock can help.

Flange Extender Makes It Easy to Install New Bathroom Flooring Without Worry
The flange extender is a cool little device that lets you add another layer of bathroom flooring--while still being able to re-install the toilet. Find out about the flange extender.

Tip for Preventing Future Drain Clogs
Here's a simple tip for preventing drain clogs that has been around for a long, long time.

Gray Water
What is gray water and how does it relate to plumbing?

Deglaze PVC Pipe
What does it mean to deglaze PVC pipe? Is deglazing PVC pipe really necessary? Find the answer here.

Guide to Plumbing Pipes
When deciding to do your own plumbing, you face an array of plumbing supplies - PVC, cast iron, galvanized iron, etc. Which to choose?

DIY Install a Kitchen Faucet
Don't even think of calling a plumber for this very simple task of installing a kitchen faucet - do it yourself and save money.

Techniques for Working with PVC Pipe
PVC pipe makes it easy for the amateur plumber to install - learn basic techniques here.

Pi-Piper Pipe Sizing Tool
Frustrated because you can't figure out pipe sizes? A nice little tape measure-like device called the Pi-Piper aims to take care of that problem.

Fix Toilet - A Guide to 3 Common Toilet Problems
Most toilet problems can be easily fixed by the homeowner. Learn how to fix water on the floor, a running toilet, and problems with the handle.

The Basics of Kitchen Plumbing
Kitchen plumbing is complex. After we break down this complicated project, you'll see that kitchen plumbing is quite managable.

How to Install a Garbage Disposal
Save yourself the aggravation of waiting half the day for a plumber who may never arrive. Install your garbage disposal yourself!

How to Hire a Plumber for Home Renovation Projects
Plumbers are expensive. Laying good groundwork first means a lighter hit on your wallet.

Quick Tip: How to Raise Garbage Disposal
A 1-horsepower garbage disposal can weigh as much as 13 pounds. How do you hold it up when you've only got one hand available?

How to Remove Tub Drain - No Special Tools Needed
Find out how to remove a tub drain without any special plumbers tools.

Plumbing Rough In Dimensions
Find out the plumbing rough in dimensions for toilet, bathtub, and sink.

What are rough-in toilet dimensions
What are rough in toilet dimensions when remodeling a small bathroom?

Review of Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Drain Service
A review of Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Drain Service.

Readers Rate Roto-Rooter Service
Reviews from readers about the Roto-Rooter in their city.See submissions

How to Dig a Sewer Trench
Instructions on hand-digging a sewer trench.

Sewer Pipe Types
A synopsis of basic types of sewer pipes.

Sewer Video Inspection - What You May See
Views of what you may see during a sewer video camera inspection.

Sewer Video Inspection
What to know the basics of a sewer video inspection before you spend money on it?

How Much Does Roto Rooter Cost?
What much does Roto Rooter cost to unclog drains or sewer mains?

How to Find Your House's Main Water Shutoff Valve
Emergency leak? Find your home's water shut-off valve fast.

Why Won't Drain Snake (Auger) Go Down Drain?
Why won't your hand-cranked drain snake go down the drain?

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