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Home improvements check list - Steps to be taken before contract a home improvement service.

How to Find a Contractor - How to find the right contractor to get your home repair or home improvement job done most effectively.

Avoiding Home Repair Ripoffs - Tips on how to prevent home repair scams.

Choosing a Plumbing System - How to Choosing a Plumbing System.

Repairing Toilets - The toilet is one of the most used pieces of plumbing equipment in the house. Repairing it is inevitable, but not necessarily costly.

Unclogging Tubs - If a bath tub is not draining, unclogging the pipe is not a hard project.

Unclogging Showers - When your shower isn't draining, try fixing it with an auger or even a garden hose.

Solving Basement Water Problems - For the most common causes of basement moisture problems, we've got a simple test or list of symptoms, information about the root causes, and some suggested solutions.

Fixed-Fee versus Time-and-Materials Contracts - How to decide what kind of contract you'll need to get your home repair or home improvement job done most effectively.

How to hire a contractor - Finding a competent and reliable contractor is the first step to a successful and satisfying home improvement project.

Septic Systems and What You Should Know - How to build a septic system.

How Dependable is Your Plumbing? - How Dependable is Your Plumbing?

Unclogging Toilets - A clogged toilet happens in every home. Here's how to fix this common problem.

Replacing Sink Strainers - When your sink strainer starts to collect dirt - replace it, in about two hours."

Repairing Basement Leaks - Basement leaks not only make life miserable, but they can weaken the foundation of your home. Here's how to address the most common causes of basement leaks.

Repairing Masonry Steps - Damaged masonry steps pose serious safety hazards. If you neglect repairs, you could end up replacing the entire structure. Clearly, it pays to attend to problems right away.

Fixing a Compression Faucet - Compression faucets are one of the most common types of faucets. Two-handled faucets are usually compression types.

Replacing Worn Valve Seats - When you close a compression faucet, the rubber stem washer presses against the inside of the valve to cut off the water.

Resurfacing Valve Seats - When you close a compression faucet, the rubber stem washer presses against the inside of the valve to cut off the water.

Fixing Ceramic Disk Faucets -

Fixing Ball-Type Faucets - Single-lever ball-type faucets are common on kitchen sinks.

Fixing Cartridge Faucets - Cartridge faucets often are the single-lever faucets you'll find on kitchen sinks.

Making Minor Adjustments - Toilets get used a lot, and sometimes they simply get out of adjustment. If your toilet is gurgling and seems to be losing water unnecessarily, try some minor adjustments before replacing any parts.

Fixing a Leaky Floatcup Assembly - A floatcup assembly is the part of your toilet that seals the opening between the tank and the toilet bowl.

Installing a New Flush Valve - The flush valve, located in the middle of the toilet, includes the overflow tube and the hole where water enters the bowl when the toilet is flushed the hole that's covered by the rubber tank ball or flapper.

Removing Old Faucets  - Removing an old faucet isn't difficult, but you'll have to spend some time on your back under the sink.

Installing A New Faucet  - Installing a new faucet is a simple project and a great way to upgrade the look of your kitchen or bathroom.

Connecting Faucets with Supply Tubes - Some new faucets come with copper supply tubes pre-attached to the body of the faucet.

Replacing a Sink Sprayer - A sink sprayer adds functionality to your sink. They're easy to attach, but you'll need a sink with a hole intended for a sink sprayer. As with any plumbing part, you'll be better off in the long run if you choose a quality sprayer from a well-known manufacturer.

Removing a Toilet  - You'll remove your toilet in two stages: first the tank, then the bowl.

 

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