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How to Press Copper Tool - No More Fire Engines! Watch the ^^ above ^^ video 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 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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Install a Water Pressure Booster Pump for Home Use I installed a water pressure booster pump in my home years ago. I didn't build my house and my well pump only gets the inside pressure up to 45 pounds per square inch (PSI). I now have invigorating showers and plenty of water coming out of Read More »

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Septic System Design and Pumping - Simplicity Do you wonder how septic systems work? I never gave it much thought in all the years I lived in Cincinnati, Ohio. Every house I lived in was connected to a municipal sewer line. Just about every house I built I connected to a sewer line. There were Read More »

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Installing Plumbing Drain Pipes - It's Somewhat Easy I’ve been a master plumber since 1981. I’ve always loved doing plumbing because it’s a very interesting three-dimensional challenge when it comes to installing drain, waste, and vent (DWV) piping in a new home or a large remodeling job. Because I was also the lead carpenter and Read More »

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Drain Flies How to Get Rid Of - Easy! My friend Jim from Cincinnati, texted me the other day: "How do I get rid of drain flies?" I replied, "Simple..." I then outlined the steps in the text message. Here they are for you. Step 1: Remove the drain cover and use a toilet brush, Read More »

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How to Draw Plumbing Plans - It's Not Easy to Get Them Right You may want to know how to draw plumbing plans because: you need a plumbing permit you plan to install the pipes yourself your plumber needs the drawing and can't do it There are other reasons to draw plumbing plans, but those Read More »

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DIY Plumbing Advice - You Can Do It! QUESTION: Tim, what do you know about plumbing? I’ve got several repairs to make and I just don’t have the money to hire a plumber. The water in my bathroom vanity sink drains slower than molasses. Just a year ago, it drained really fast. Sometimes my toilet Read More »

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Prevent Burst Water Pipes - It's Really Easy Were you one of the millions of homeowners, renters, or business people who suffered from the recent spate of miserable polar weather in the core of the USA? The storm and low temperatures left millions without power, drinking water, food, etc. Frozen and burst water pipes in Read More »

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