Kitchen sink drain clog clearing guide

snake-drain

plunger? Use a drain snake? HELP, my kitchen sink is filled with gross water! I have seen this situation all too often. The kitchen sink is the most common drain to clog in the entire house plumbing system. Why? Well the kitchen drain pipes are not very big for one thing. Then there is the fact that the kitchen sink gets used all day and […]

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How to add washing machine plumbing

washing machine

This is a professional level project, requiring a plumbing license and a plumbing permit in most jurisdictions. Please follow all local codes and ordinances when doing advanced plumbing projects. Project: Moving the laundry machine, adding to the plumbing system. How to add laundry washing machine plumbing pipes Tools needed: a fifty foot heavy duty electrical extension cord, rotary hammer concrete drill, right angle wood-boring drill, […]

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Hybrid Water Heater Guide

AO Smith Electric Water Heater

The class of hybrid water heaters is an especially interesting way to get hot water. Heat pump water heaters, or hybrid water heaters are the latest super efficient technology to hit the water heating industry. Heat pumps use electricity to heat or cool homes by moving heat from one place to another, which makes them energy efficient because they are moving heat instead of generating […]

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Repairing a Delta single-lever kitchen faucet

Delta single-lever kitchen faucet

The most common kitchen faucet in America for the past 50 years or so has without a doubt been the Delta single lever kitchen faucet. I have seen and repaired more of these faucets by far than any other faucet. If you know what you are doing, the repair is quit easy and this guide will show you how to repair a delta single handle […]

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How to Fix 4 types of outdoor hose spigot leaks

How to Fix 4 types of outdoor hose spigot leaks

The common outdoor hose faucet. Everyone uses one, and almost everyone has dealt with some kind of leak on the hose spigot at one time or another. The good news is that these are really not too hard to repair, once you understand the basics of how these work, and how to troubleshoot your hose faucet leak. 1) My hose faucet drips all the time. […]

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How to unclog a toilet like a plumber

Toilet Auger

How to unclog a toilet properly and easily! First of all, this is written by a plumber who has REAL LIFE EXPERIENCE unclogging hundreds of toilets professionally. I mention this first, because I just read a well-written, huge, illustrated, pretty, articulate article at wiki-how in how to unclog a toilet that was obviously written by some armchair expert that doesnt know the first thing about […]

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Insinkerator Model 17 Troubleshooting & Repair Guide

Insinkerator Model 17

The Insinkerator Model 17 is a batch-feed style, durable, stainless steel model of food waste disposer. Insinkerator food waste disposers dominate the market as the best brand name of disposer out there. All models feature a dura-drive induction motor and and quik-lock sink mount for ease of service and replacement. The Insinkerator Model 17 has a HP motor, and is plenty strong to handle most […]

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Lochinvar Electric Water Heater Troubleshooting & Repair Guide

Lochinvar Electric Water Heater

In this guide well discuss in detail the problems and solutions to Lochinvar hot water heater repair. Lochinvar electric water heaters sometime leak from various places and cause a short, sometimes the Lochinvar electric water heater wont get hot enough and the hot water runs out quickly. Sometimes, you will find your electric water heater doesnt heat at all! *WARNING!* Lochinvar electric water heaters as […]

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GE Electric Water Heater Troubleshooting & Repair Guide

GE Electric Water Heater

General Electric water heaters sometime leak from various places and cause a short, sometimes the GE electric water heater wont get hot enough and the hot water runs out quickly. Sometimes, you will find your electric water heater doesnt heat at all! *WARNING!* Richmond electric water heaters as discussed in this repair guide utilize 240 volts of power and draw 18 amps!!! This is plenty […]

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AO Smith Electric Water Heater Troubleshooting & Repair Guide

AO Smith Electric Water Heater

In this guide well discuss in detail the problems and solutions to AO Smith electric hot water heater repair. AO Smith Electric water heaters sometime leak from various places and cause a short, sometimes the AO Smith electric water heater wont get hot enough and the hot water runs out quickly. Sometimes, you will find your electric water heater doesnt heat at all!*WARNING!*AO Smith electric […]

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