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How to Weld PVC Piping

PVC joints are "welded" with chemical bonds rather than a torch. The chemical reaction fuses the pipes and fittings together, and if th...

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Top 100 Pipes Projects

  1. 1. 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...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 2. Demolition: Plumbing Safety (02:40)

    Stay dry! Check out these tips for working around existing pipe.

  3. 3. Watts Flood Saver (00:01:13)

    Check out this valve that stops the flow of water when there's a leak.

  4. 4. PVC Shear (00:44)

    When it comes to cutting PVC pipe, this tool makes it go faster than ever.

  5. 5. Water Heater Woes (00:01:55)

    A leaky water heater is a water heater that needs replacing.

  6. 6. Antex Pipemaster (01:26)

    Solder a pipe without the blowtorch with the Antex Pipemaster.

  7. 7. Silencing a Noisy Radiator (00:01:10)

    How to silence a noisy radiator -- this advice is on the level.

  8. 8. Perforated Pipe Tip (00:53)

    Wrap perforated drainage pipe in landscape mesh to keep dirt out.

  9. 9. EZ Sweat Fittings (00:01:08)

    Soldering is no sweat with fittings that have the solder already inside.

  10. 10. Building Iron-Pipe Shelving (00:01:00)

    Josh Temple shares a quick tip for building shelving from iron pipe.

  11. 11. Identifying Hot & Cold Pipes (00:00:24)

    Learn how to find and keep track of your hot and cold water pipes.

  12. 12. Winter Spigot Maintenance (00:01:59)

    How to deal with exterior water hose spigot connections during the winter.

  13. 13. Digging Trenches (01:05)

    Here are tips for digging trenches for low-voltage outdoor lighting.

  14. 14. How to Install a Frost-Free Sillcock

    Use these step-by-step instructions to install an outdoor frost-free sillcock -- and avoid frozen and burst pipes.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  15. 15. Take a Picture (01:27)

    Before applying drywall, take digital photos for future reference.

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