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Bidet Converter Kit - They are Life-Changing - Get One Did you know some people in the world think using toilet paper is disgusting? This is why they use a bidet or a bidet attachment to their existing toilet. Why do you think Proctor & Gamble pays huge money to creative advertising people to use Read More »

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Allow Me to Draw Your Plumbing Riser Diagram I've been a master plumber since 1981 and I love to draw these 3D drawings. I can get yours done in a day or less should you be in a rush to get your permit. What is a Residential Plumbing Riser Diagram? A residential plumbing riser diagram Read More »

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What is a Plumbing Isometric Drawing? An isometric plumbing drawing shows plumbing drain, waste, and vent lines, how they interconnect, and it includes the actual pipe sizes. This drawing communicates to the plumbing plan examiner that you know how all the pipes should be installed on a job and that the pipe sizes will be Read More »

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Cracked Grout on Tile Floor A few days ago, I was singing Happy Birthday for the third time to my granddaughter in the kitchen of her parent’s newer home. It was a festive morning and cake was served before lunch. After taking the first bite of the delicious cake my daughter made, I’m thinking this Read More »

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Drain Clog Prevention The inspiration for this column came from two different friends of mine who live in Los Angeles (LA), California yet don’t know each other, but do know that I’ve been a master plumber since 1981. One was my best friend Steve who asked me about a mailer he received from a local Read More »

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Hot Water Runs Out Fast - Especially in Winter Arlen is a subscriber to my FREE newsletter.  He knows I've been a master plumber since 1981 and would have some insight. He shared this with me: My wife was taking a normal shower last week and suddenly ran out of hot water. I checked the Read More »

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Relocating a Bathtub - It can be Challenging Over the weekend, I got Steve out of a big jamb. He lives near Pittsburgh, and his wife decided it was time to tear out an outdated platform bathtub. She wanted a new sleek soaking tub shaped like an elongated giant vessel sink. I must admit, they Read More »

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Window Restoration A fellow amateur radio operator sent me a photo of a wood window that’s in his girlfriend’s bathroom. The window is suffering from some rot and the sash frame is starting to separate. While I don’t have the epic enhanced observation powers exhibited by the Shawn Spencer character in the popular and funny Read More »

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How to Press Copper Tool - No More Fire Engines! Watch the video below to discover the magic of making leakproof joints with copper tubing and fittings using a press tool. You'll never set your house on fire using a torch so hot that it can melt metal! Your local firefighters will thank you for Read More »

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Secret Toilet Tips Will Save You Money & Prevent SHAME! Toilets are a pretty important part of your life is my guess. They may appear simplistic to you but in reality, they’re quite complex. I’m going to try to de-mystify the porcelain pedestal in an effort to minimize problems you might have with one in Read More »

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