Top 10 Plumbing Repairs You Can Perform on Your Own

Repair a Kitchen Faucet

You can fix almost any leaky kitchen faucet in about an hour. We'll show you how. The repair is much easier than you think, even for a plumbing novice. So let's fix it and cease putting up with the bothersome drip.

Stops Leaks At Joints

The best time to fix a plumbing leak is before it happens, by properly connecting your water supply and drain pipe fittings. Learn the tricks the pros use to make tight connections.

Find Hidden Leaks

We show you simple ways to find and stop common water leaks before they cause rot and other costly damage. The majority of them are located near toilets, drains, sinks, and bathtubs and showers.

Remove a Stuck Cleanout Cap

An experienced professional shows you how to remove a stuck cleanout plug to access a persistent blockage in a drain line using pipe wrenches, heat, and/or a hacksaw.

Stop a Running Toilet

Learn the simple four-step strategy that solves 95 percent of toilet flushing problems. Stop constant running water, flush a weak toilet, and fix other common problems quickly and easily.

Unblock a Chemical-Free Bathtub Drain

Quickly and easily fix a clogged bathtub drain by removing the plug and removing the hair and debris that cause the problem 80% of the time. We demonstrate how to open the most popular kind of drain.

Unlock A Toilet

Clogged toilet? No problem. With a little practice, even a novice home repairer can get most clogged toilets back up and running in minutes, without flooding the bathroom and making the situation worse. In this article, we'll show you how to prevent a home disaster in the morning by quickly cleaning a clogged toilet

Repairing a Leaking Water Heater

Repair common leaks from a temperature and pressure relief valve or water heater drain valve by checking temperature settings and mineral deposits. A simple plug solves the water heater drain valve problem

Repair a Water Softener

You can often fix water softeners by checking the brine tank for salt problems or simply cleaning the resin bed or other key parts. All of them are easy to do and you could avoid the costly service call.

Replace a Shutoff Valve

You can replace a leaky or blocked shutoff valve in an hour, then replace the faulty one under the sink or behind the toilet before it gets any worse. It will be a comfort to know that you can quickly turn off the water in case of a sudden overflow in the bathroom or a problem with a dripping faucet!

Find A Trusted Plumber Professional to Keep on Hand

If any of these 10 signs occur, contact a professional Plumber technician. Trying to manage repairs yourself can incur unnecessary costs if something goes wrong.