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How to Use Compression Fittings

Compression fittings are strong and reliable fittings that can be put on using just a pair of wrenches. Because these fittings don't re...

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Top 100 Pipes Projects

  1. 1. Asbestos (01:10)

    Home improvement expert Karl Champley vlogs about where asbestos can hide.

  2. 2. How to Solder a Joint

    Soldering -- using a torch to join two metals together -- is a common technique for joining pipes. Master plumber Ed Del Grande demonst...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 3. Kleer Drain (01:09)

    See how this drain cleaning system makes unclogging a drain a blast!

  4. 4. How to Tap Into the Water Lines for a Wet Bar

    Host Ed Del Grande shows how to tap into the water lines for a wet bar.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 5. Leaky Pipe Slows Progress (00:01:06)

    A leaking pipe wreaks havoc in the basement of the 4th Street project.

  6. 6. Funky Holiday Wreath (00:02:00)

    This funky wreath is made of PVC pipe for a one-of-a-kind holiday look.

  7. 7. How to Install a Stop-and-Waste Valve

    Below-freezing winter temperatures can cause the water in pipes to freeze, expand and burst the pipes. To prevent this, install a stop-...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 8. Build a Custom Wine Rack (00:01:00)

    Here's a quick tip on building a custom wine rack in less than a day.

  9. 9. Take a Picture (01:27)

    Before applying drywall, take digital photos for future reference.

  10. 10. Backyard With a Pipe Perch (00:03:26)

    This backyard now has a "pipe perch" to keep Dad's smoke away from Mom.

  11. 11. How to Use Flare Fittings

    To create a stronger connection than soldered or compression fittings can achieve, use a flare fitting. Master plumber Ed Del Grande de...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  12. 12. Frozen Pipe Disaster (00:03:32)

    See what to do after a pipe bursts inside in subfreezing temperatures.

  13. 13. Green Wall (01:48)

    A green wall is vertically mounted system of plants that filter rainwater.

  14. 14. Plumbing- Part 1 (06:49)

    Contractor Matt Blashaw learns just what goes into engineering a toilet.

  15. 15. Installing Irrigation: From Start to Finish

    You can create a home irrigation system with a working knowledge of system components and sprinkler types as well as sprinkler head opt...

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    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
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