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Install Fiberglass Shower Panels on a Wall

Shower Panels

Fiberglass shower wall panels are used in conjunction with a shower pan to create a standing shower. The fiberglass shower panels are waterproof and therefore protect the drywall and wall frame from the rot, which occurs due to excess water exposure. These shower panels install with little difficulty and if you have carpentry skills, you […]

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How to Replace an Old Bath Tub Faucet

Bath tub faucet

An old bath tub faucet is something you can replace, but you do need to know how to remove and install one to get the job done. Usually, bathroom faucets are single handle varieties, which means they have one handle for both hot and cold water. All faucets are not exactly the same, but most […]

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Replace a Thermostatic Shower Valve

Symmons Temptrol shower faucet valve

Many showers today, including several of the top brands, use a thermostatic shower valve to balance the water temperature even when the water pressure changes. These valves look similar to traditional shower valves, and they install in much the same way. The valve is slightly larger than a normal shower cartridge, but the size does […]

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Troubleshooting Kohler Kitchen Faucets

Kohler Vinnata Kitchen Faucet

Kohler kitchen faucets run into some common problems and often need basic troubleshooting. The most common troubleshooting and repair issues that arise in Kohler faucets revolve around the cartridge and the sprayer head. Each one is susceptible to leaks and both problems are fairly easy to repair. Following the general troubleshooting steps laid out by […]

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How to Fix the Kohler Shower Valve

Kohler Shower Head

A Kohler shower valve helps regulate and alter the temperature of your water, by mixing hot and cold water together, as the handle turns one way or the other. Kohler shower valves are not the same as other major faucet brands, they include a few different parts and a different process for removal. But if […]

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How to Drill Faucet Holes in Kitchen Counter Tops

Kitchen sink repair

To install a faucet in your kitchen counter top, you need to drill faucet holes for the plumbing outlets. These holes are also called tap holes because they allow the supply lines to connect to the tap. Each double handle faucet has either two or three faucet shafts, each requiring a hole in the counter […]

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How to Disconnect Faucet Supply Lines or Tubes

Bathroom sink drain pipe

Your faucet has two supply lines or supply tubes that bring water to the faucet. To remove the faucet, you have to disconnect the faucet supply lines using a wrench and some elbow grease. This is the most important step in removing a faucet, learn how it is done.

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How to Fix a Leaking Kohler Kitchen Faucet Valve

Kitchen Sink and Faucet

When damage occurs to a Kohler faucet valve, a leak usually follows, because water is able to flow through the damaged area. If you see water leaking from the top of a Kohler kitchen faucet, or any other part of the faucet, it is due to a worn out or broken cartridge, which is the […]

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How to Cut Holes for a Faucet in a Counter Top

Kitchen sink repair

To install a faucet in a counter top, you have to cut or drill holes into the counter top for the faucet bases and for access to the water supply tubes. This is a scary proposition for most homeowners who have new counters and don’t want to ruin it by drilling holes in the wrong […]

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How to Fix a Loud, Screeching or Squealing Faucet

Bathroom faucet

A faucet is loud for a reason. Faucets squeal and screech not because they like to aggravate their owners. Think of that squealing and screeching faucet like a child crying out for help, because something is wrong–in this case it’s a loose part that needs replacing. When faucets make noises, it is time to tighten […]

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