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Fix a Leaking Moen Tub Faucet by Replacing the Cartridge

Bath tub faucet

Fixing any leaking Moen tub faucet requires replacing the cartridge since this is the faucet’s main valve. Moen tub faucets also have a sleeve–a piece of trim that is part of the stop tube kit, designed to protect and hide the cartridge from view. To take out the cartridge first remove the sleeve. ¬†This requires […]

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How to Fix a Leak in a Price Pfister Bathtub Faucet

Pfister Treviso Faucet

A leaking Price Pfister bathtub faucet can cause several problems like additional mold growth in your tub near the drain, not to mention the consistent dripping sound in the bathroom. However, it is a fairly simple problem to fix, if you know how to take apart the Price Pfister bath faucets and get to the […]

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Unclogging a Sink Drain

Sink drain P-trap

Unclogging a sink drain is one of the most important and common skills to learn because clogged sink drains cause many problems including water damage and even sink damage. A clogged sink holds lots of water and this weight will bare down on the hardware mounting the sink. So, don’t hesitate with a clogged up […]

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Kitchen Faucet Tap Hole Sizes For Centerset and Widespread

Kitchen sink double bowl

Your kitchen faucet requires tap holes to be drilled into the counter top or sink for the water connections that come from under the sink. These faucet tap holes are standard sized, and drilled into your counter top or kitchen sink with a drill bit and then enlarged to fit the standard faucet shaft. If […]

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How to Remove a Faucet

Kitchen sink repair

In order to replace a faucet, you obviously have to remove the existing faucet. Fortunately removing a faucet requires just a little bit of skill, and in some cases a lot of tight space negotiating. If you have a basin wrench, removing any faucet is much, much easier.

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New Faucet Installation Tips

Kohler Vinnata Kitchen Faucet

Installing a new faucet is slightly different than replacing an old faucet. First of all you need to plumb the faucet and flush your lines. Take these tips to heart when installing a new kitchen or bathroom faucet for the first time in a new home.

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How to Install a Kitchen Faucet

A kitchen faucet installs in a sink.

Installing a kitchen faucet is a simple project anyone with basic handyman skills can easily master and succeed at. It does not require a professional, and only takes about an hour to complete. A few steps will make your faucet installation more successful, so watch out for common pitfalls.

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How to Change a Glacier Bay Bathroom Faucet Cartridge

Glacier Bay faucet fix

Glacier Bay bathroom faucets are stocked by one of the country’s biggest home improvement stores. Designed to be an economical faucet, they perform surprising well under normal conditions. Glacier Bay faucets leak occasionally, however. When they do, perform this simple cartridge change to fix the problem. We described all the steps below that will show […]

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Replacing a Bathroom Sink P-trap

Chrome P-Trap

Replacing a bathroom sink p-trap is a fairly simple process involving just a few very basic skills and some tools you probably already own. If your sink clogs often, or smells funny, replacing the p-trap may just solve the problem. It is an inexpensive way to fix a frequently clogging or smelly sink drain.

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