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Top 100 Plumbing Projects

  1. 31. How to Solder Copper Pipe Using a Propane Torch

    These step-by-step instructions show how to solder a copper pipe and fittings together using a propane torch.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 32. How to Stop a Running Toilet

    For most people the workings of a toilet are a mystery until something goes awry, such as a toilet that won't stop running.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 33. How to Install a Microsprayer Sprinkler Head System

    Like drip irrigation, a microsprayer system can be quite useful in a waterwise garden. The nozzle spray patterns and watering amounts c...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 34. Plumbing- Part 4 (03:47)

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

  5. 35. 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...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 36. Installing a New Toilet

    DIY experts show how to install a new toilet as part of a bathroom renovation.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 37. Functional Faucets

    Modern faucets deliver high style without sacrificing function. DIY Network offers information about the features to shop for when sele...

  8. 38. How to Remove a Toilet

    If a toilet is clogged and can't be unblocked with a plunger, it may need to be removed. Fortunately, you probably have both the tools ...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 39. How to Replace an Outdated Commode

    This outdated bathroom has some unfortunate 1970s era problems. Find out how one couple gives their outdated bathroom a new period comm...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 40. Pipe Insulating (01:44)

    Avoid extreme-weather problems by cleaning and insulating your pipes.

  11. 41. Exterior Faucets and Plumbing (00:24)

    Get ready for winter weather by turning off your outside water spigots.

  12. 42. Updating a Faucet (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics on undating a bathroom faucet.

  13. 43. How to Remove Old Plumbing and Backerboards in a Bathroom

    Licensed contractor Amy Matthews shows how to remove old plumbing and replace backboards in a major bathroom renovation. The result is ...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 44. How to Install a Stainless-Steel Sink and Faucet

    A stainless-steel sink is easy to clean and to install. Use these step-by-step instructions and find out for yourself.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 45. How to Drain a Water Heater

    Most people never give their water heater a second thought — until it stops working. One thing you can do to extend the life of h...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

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