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Tapered-edge sinks
Tapered-edge sinks

Elite series stainless-steel sinks

The seven sins of bathroom design

If you err while constructing or remodeling your new bathroom, repenting can be quite a challenge

Water Heaters: Tank or Tankless?
Water Heaters: Tank or Tankless?

Learn how tank and tankless water heaters work, how to choose and size one to suit your needs, and how to save money and energy in the process

Tip: Production pipe-soldering

Repair Garbage Disposals Safely
Video: Repair Garbage Disposals Safely

Learn how to clear a jammed garbage disposal and replace the unit properly

Replacing a garbage disposal

Here's what to do when troubleshooting reveals a quick fix or repair is not an option

What's the Difference: Connecting PVC pipeOnline Membership Required

Both PVC cleaner and PVC primer be used to create a strong joint, but one is required by code

Better Undersink PlumbingOnline Membership Required

Throw away the traditional P-trap to minimize leaks and maximize storage space

Q & A: PEX and pesticides: bad mix?

Hot Water NowOnline Membership Required

Recirculation systems eliminate a long wait at the tap and save thousands of gallons of water

Hot-Water Recirculation

Discuss hot-water recirculation with a master plumber and an energy specialist

Aligning a kitchen-island drainpipe
Tip: Aligning a kitchen-island drainpipe

Replace a trap, and add a cleanout
Replace a trap, and add a cleanout

A plumber teaches you the right way to remove the drain plug, attach the new Y-fitting, and glue the trap and cleanout in place

PEX Pipe: Is Copper On the Way Out?Online Membership Required

Cross-linked polyethylene tubing is cheaper to buy, is faster to install, and won't corrode or explode

PEX Water Pipe Connections
Video: PEX Water Pipe Connections

Leakproof joints are made faster than soldering

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