Plumbing Services, Products and Stores
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 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.
Clearing Sink Drains with a Plunger - Sinks get clogged and backed up when soap, hair, and grease build up and clog the trap or the drain line.
Fixing Leaky Sink Strainers - The sink strainer assembly connects the sink to the drain line.
Unclogging a Sink Drain Trap - One of the most common household plumbing problems is a clogged sink drain trap.
Clearing a Fixture Drain Line - If your sink is backed up but the clog isn't in the trap, it's probably further in the drain system – in the drain lines inside your walls.
Replacing Drain Traps - Drain traps – those U-shape pieces of drain pipe underneath your sink – do a lot of dirty work.
Cleaning a Sink Stopper (Pop-Up) - Sink stoppers close off the drain hole in your sink so you can fill it with water.
Cleaning a Plunger Tub Drain - To fix a tub that doesn't drain properly, first identify what type of drain you have.
Unclogging Shower Drains - If your shower isn't draining easily, it usually means there's a hair clog somewhere in the shower drain line.
Unclogging Toilet Drains - A clogged toilet is one of the most common household plumbing problems. If your toilet overflows or flushes poorly, try clearing it with a plunger.
Cleaning a Pop-Up Tub Drain - To fix a tub that doesn't drain properly, first identify what type of drain you have.
Installing A Plunger-Valve Ballcock - A ballcock basically is a toilet's only mechanical part. It has a number of moving components that can wear out or break.
Installing a Toilet - You'll install a new toilet in two steps – first, the bowl, then the tank. The most difficult part of the installation will be putting the bowl in place.
Know Your Plumbing System
so many pipes and fittings running unseen inside walls and floors, a
plumbing system can seem complicated and mysterious.