Category: plumbing

How to unclog your sink

At one time or another, we have all experienced a clogged sink. No matter how hard we try to keep things from going down the drain, it still manages to happen. Using harsh chemicals can ruin pipes over time and calling a plumber is just plain expensive. So what do you do? Here is a short video that offers some simple alternatives. There are so many things that you can learn to do yourself around the home and here is one of them. So grab your tools and let’s get to it!


How to remove and install a kitchen sink

Whether you are renovating or just want to spruce up your kitchen, adding a new kitchen sink can make a world of difference. Maybe you want a deeper sink or a double sink? Stainless steel or porcelain? What ever way you decide to go, did you know that it is a fairly simple thing to do yourself? Here are 2 videos. One shows how easy it is to remove the old and the 2nd shows how easy it is to install. So grab your tools and let’s get to work!



How to Connect an Ice Maker

These days, just about every fridge comes with built in ice and water. It’s a wonderful feature, but how do you hook it up? Do you have to call a plumber? Not anymore. With this step by step video that caters to all DIY levels, you can hook it up yourself. So grab your tool belt and let’s get to it.


How to fix a leaky faucet

Did you know that a dripping faucet can waste up to 5 gallons of water per day? Knowing how to fix a leaky faucet is a basic every home owner should know. Here are 2 videos that show you how to fix both a single handle and a double handle design. If you can’t replace the faulty part immediately, tie a string around the faucet and let it fall into the drain: Dripping water will silently flow down the string and won’t drive you INSANE!




How Do I Unclog My Toilet?

It’s that time of year. The holiday’s are here and everyone is getting together for good food and good times. It never fails though, with all of those people in the house, the toilet clogs! How embarrassing! Sometimes we panic and don’t know what to do? Well watch this video and flush those fears away! You can thank me later 🙂


How To Snake Your Own Drain

There is nothing worse than a clogged drain, especially in the shower. You’re standing there, trying to get clean while you play beat the clock with the rising water. Most of the time the clogs are caused by hair. If you have a woman around the house, you know what I’m saying!

Drain cleaners can only do so much. So what do you do? Call a plumber every month? Not if you know how to snake your own drain. Here is a step by step video that shows you just how easy it is to do yourself!


How To Replace A Bathroom Faucet

There are several reasons to replace a bathroom faucet. You may have replaced the vanity, want to give your bathroom an update or just have one that leaks. There is nothing worse than that one!

Whatever the reason, it can be a challenging thing to do for the average homeowner. There are different types of faucets as well as different fittings. There is removing the old and installing the new, all with the hopes that you did it right and it didn’t leak. As with anything, it is easier with a step by step tutorial. Here is a great one by The Home Depot that makes the job almost fool proof. So grab your tools and let’s go!