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Install a Mixing Valve

Master plumber Ed Del Grande shows how a mixing valve can help keep a toilet from sweating.

  • Time

  • Price Range

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate to Hard

Learn how to keep your toilet from sweating -- or condensating -- around the tank by installing a mixing valve in your home's water lines.

Put an end to toilet condensation with these projects:

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  • Time

    1 hour

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy

Prepare the Area for Valve Installation

Host Ed Del Grande demonstrates how to prep the area to begin installing a mixing valve on a water line.

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  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $100 - $250

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate

How to Install a Stop and Waste Valve

Use these step-by-step instructions and easily install a stop and waste valve in no time.

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  • Time

    2 hours

  • Price Range

    $100 - $250

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate to Hard

How To Install an Anti-Sweat Valve

An anti-sweat valve is a component that mixes the hot and cold water, keeping the water tank from sweating. Learn how to install one here.

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