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Tim Carter, of AsktheBuilder.com, demonstrates some helpful installation tips for gas water heaters and electric water heaters. Replace the pressure relief valve when replacing the hot water heater.

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Bathroom exhaust fans don't have to be in the bathroom ceiling. You can have a bathroom fan that works like a central vacuum system, where the motor is hidden up in your attic so the bathroom fans are whisper quiet. Tim Carter walks you through the basics of these new bathroom fans.

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A vent pipe is an essential element of any house's plumbing. Tim Carter explains why vent pipes are important and how a vent pipe works.

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Toilets, how do they work? Tim Carter explains the basics of how a toilet brings water in and waste out. A new toilet uses 1.6 gallons of water which produces the energy to flush waste away. This water is stored in the commode tank and the flapper valve allows the water to move when flushed.

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Bathrooms fans need a roof flashing to ensure the roof doesn't leak. All bathroom exhaust fans should be vented through a roof. It is easy installing roof flashings, that don't leak, for all bathroom ceiling fans or bathroom ventilation fans.

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