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PVC Pipe Sizes - Thickness Matters QUESTION #1: Tim, I went to buy some plastic drain pipe and after looking at all the types my head started to hurt. I decided to leave the store and do some research. I’ve got several projects where I need a plastic pipe. I need to add a bathroom Read More »

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Centrotherm Innoflue Vent Pipe This column was SO GOOD that I shared with the 31,000 subscribers who read my May 27, 2019 AsktheBuilder Newsletter. In the January 17, 2021 AsktheBuilder Newsletter, Tim shares Larry's concern about polypropylene pipe.

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DXV Fitzgerald Sink - A New Sink Perfect for Restoration Work Here's the DXV Fitzgerald sink after it was installed. Look below to see how incredible the transformation was. This magnificent period sink was perfect for the ongoing restoration of an early 1900s Craftsman house in southern California owned by one of my best friends. Read More »

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I love, love, love things made in the USA. How about you? CLICK HERE to read the backstory on this Survey. It was in Tim's May 23, 2018 Newsletter. Would you be excited to discover important plumbing supplies that can protect your home from catastrophic water damage might start to be made in the USA Read More »

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How to Thread Black Iron Pipe Video To thread black iron, you need to use special tools. It's dirty work and if it's hot outdoors, you'll break a sweat for sure. Related Links: Sealing Black Iron Pipe Joints - The BEST Sealant Flexible Gas Lines Instead of Stiff Black Iron Thread Black Iron in Minutes Read More »

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Septic tank maintenance is a must. Without proper maintenance, septic tanks can fail. Follow these do's and don'ts to keep the septic system and leach field working for years.

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