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Top 100 Pipes Projects

  1. 31. Insulation Basics (01:25)

    A Home Energy Savings primer on insulating pipes and water heaters.

  2. 32. Perforated Pipe Tip (00:53)

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

  3. 33. Gardus Sooteater and Linteater (01:29)

    See how homeowners can clean chimneys and dryer vents from the inside out.

  4. 34. Washers and O-Rings (00:02:36)

    See how using inexpensive washers and O-rings can put an end to leaky faucets.

  5. 35. How to Install a PEX Plumbing System

    Ed the Plumber explains the process of plumbing with PEX piping with these easy-to-follow instructions.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  6. 36. How to Join Pipe

    Ed the Plumber gives step-by-step instructions on how to join copper pipe and how to join PVC pipe.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 37. Master Appliance Triggertorch (01:20)

    This butane torch's attachments solder, sweat copper pipe and cut plastic.

  8. 38. Water Heater Woes (00:01:55)

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

  9. 39. 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...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 40. Galvanized Pipe Projects (03:11)

    Turn a metal trash can lid into a birdbath by attaching it to a pipe.

  11. 41. How to Use a Yard Trencher

    A yard trencher can dig out a trench for conduit or water pipes in the yard. It makes a thin trench in the yard without disturbing the ...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  12. 42. Johnny Jolter (01:13)

    When it comes to tough clogs, throw that old plunger away!

  13. 43. Winter Spigot Maintenance (00:01:59)

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

  14. 44. Broken Pipe Floods Timeline (00:03:00)

    A broken water pipe threatens to flood Rob's front yard landscaping plans.

  15. 45. How To Bore Under Obstacles and Hand-Trench

    When a sidewalk or driveway lies in the direct path of the poly pipe, it will be necessary to bore under it. There may be times that ma...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate

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