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Tim Carter of AsktheBuilder.com demonstrates how to seal black iron pipe joints. Commonly used for gas lines to transport natural gas to your furnace, water heater and stove, the joints have to be properly sealed to prevent gas leaks.

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Installing water faucets can be easy if you follow the right steps. AsktheBuilder.com host Tim Carter walks you through a water faucet installation so you get it right the first time. You'll have no trouble putting in a kitchen faucet or any faucet yourself with his tips.

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Utility sink installation can be simple with a few tips. In this AsktheBuilder.com video, host Tim Carter shows you how to mark and cut the hole for your sink. These tips also apply to a kitchen sink or any sinks you want to install.

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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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Soldering copper pipe with ball valves is an easy way to shut off your water during a remodeling job. Tim Carter walks you through sweating ball valves and soldering copper pipe. By installing a ball valve now, you'll save yourself a lot of work and soldering later.

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A clogged drain is easy to fix with the right plumbing fittings. Tim Carter shares clogged drain tips that make clearing a clogged drain easy. Following Tim's clogged drain tips will prevent future clogged bathtub drains, clogged kitchen drains, clogged sink drains or any other clogged drains in your home.

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