May 9, 2018
Pluses include endless hot water and a compact design, but the installation means a lot of pipes in a small space.
March 14, 2018
Mastered in a Minute: No-hub couplings make it easy to tie in to existing cast-iron drain/waste/vent lines with new PVC.
March 2, 2018
Use scrap wood and position both the bolts and wax seal correctly.
February 28, 2018
Mastered in a Minute: Sweat adapters create a solid connection between copper and PEX supply lines.
February 23, 2018
PEX, caulks, tubs, track saws, insulation, door removal, trim, and reciprocating saws.
February 16, 2018
Lumber, trim, deck ledger flashing, wood rot, wood putty, dogs, and bacteria in the plumbing.
January 19, 2018
Drain-waste-vent systems, trusses, picking a plumber, and venting bathroom fans.
January 11, 2018
Both PVC and ABS plastic pipe are so easy to work with that they're often slapped together without much thought. Are you sure you're joining them correctly?
January 8, 2018
These fixtures save space and make your bathroom easier to clean, but installation demands a different workflow.
Take the opportunity to upgrade to a frostproof hose bib and eliminate the need for that shutoff.
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