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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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Building a Concrete Water Drinking Fountain DIY

Drinking fountain faucet

A concrete drinking fountain is an excellent addition to a yard with a pool or a play area, or to a ball field. It gives everyone an easy way to get a drink, and it resists damage by storms, kids and lawn equipment. The concrete protects the piping and your fountain nozzle and sink. It […]

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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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Installing a Symmons Temptrol Shower Faucet Valve

Symmons Temptrol shower faucet valve

Installing the Symmons Temptrol shower faucet valve requires a few basic plumbing skills and the right tools. If you have installed faucets before, you’ll find this process requires similar steps. If not, brush up on your faucet knowledge before you attempt this process, and pay attention to a few common pitfalls.

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How to Remove a Shower Head

Shower head

If you want to change your shower head, first you have to remove the shower head already in place. This is not a complicated project, and it only takes about ten minutes. All it requires is a wrench and some special plumber’s tape, commonly called Teflon(r) tape.

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Installing or Replacing Moen Tub Spouts

Bathtub and Shower

Moen tub spouts install on the end of your tub pipe, which comes out of the shower wall. Moen tub spouts slide onto this pipe and secure with an Allen screw, similar to the way your faucet handle is attached to the cartridge. Replacing the spout upgrades your bathroom and it is a good way […]

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Installing Screw-on Tub Spouts

Shower faucet

Installing or replacing a screw-on tub spout is not difficult at all. The spout just screws onto the end of a threaded pipe, so removing it requires a simple turn or two of the tub spout. If you want to install a threaded tub spout onto a pipe that is not threaded, you’ll have to […]

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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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