Plumbing Projects & Information

Do-It-Yourself plumbing projects

Many repair or replacement tasks are best left for professionals, but some are simple enough to do yourself with a little help from your friends at ®! The subjects below offer helpful instructional aids to assist you with your DIY project. Learn how to replace an anode rod, clean a shower head, or how to troubleshoot a toilet, just to name a few. We also offer informational pages addressing topics ranging from the use of chlorine to disinfect drinking water to tips for purchasing a towel warmer to best suit your needs.

General Plumbing

Conversion Charts, Terms Definitions & Technical Matters

Safety & Aging in Place


Pipe & Fittings

There are a number of basic plumbing skills common to many projects. For example, you might need to learn how to correctly size a fitting to match your existing pipe, a quick method for temporarily repairing a busted pipe, or the best way to use a compression sleeve puller. Increase your plumbing IQ and hone your skills with these handy tips.



Your toilet is probably the most used fixture in your home - and anything with moving parts and water is bound to have some kind of trouble sooner or later. Learn everything you need to know to keep your toilet in top-notch working order right here.

Finding Toilet Repair Parts

Toilet Seats

Showers & Bathtubs

Everyone loves a luxurious shower or bubble bath, but dealing with the plumbing in your bathroom can be kind of scary. Let us help you overcome your fears and show you just how simple it is to upgrade your bathing area and your life!


Your bathroom should be a haven, a place of relaxation, and is often an easy place for DIY'ers to spruce up. Whether you're looking to install a new hydronic towel warmer, need help figuring out how to put up your new shower curtain rod, or simply want advice on caring for Teak floor mats, you'll find it right here.

Saunas & Steam Bathing


Kitchens are the quintessential gathering place, the true comfort of any home. Add small luxuries, keep things running smoothly and efficiently, and upgrade your kitchen with a variety of easy DIY plumbing projects.

Water Quality Improvement

Water quality is important to everyone. Learn everything you need to know to help keep your softeners, neutralizers, filters, and other water quality aids in good operating condition, as well as useful tips for installing and replacing these systems.

Water Heaters

Water heaters are an important part of your daily life - and nobody is happy when something goes wrong with it! Keep your water heater in good condition and the wheels turning in your home with these water heater how-to's.

Pumps, Septic & Related Topics

Drains & Drain Cleaning

Drain, drain take away, all the stuff we dump today...drains are notoriously the number one plumbing problem for any home. Let us teach you the basics of cleaning out and caring for your drains, how to choose and use the best tool for your project, and ways you can help all that water get from one place to another quickly and efficiently.

Outdoor Plumbing

Make your outdoor space as functional and beautiful as your indoor space with a variety of unique plumbing products. We'll help you learn how to set up a drip irrigation system, change outdoor faucets, and more.

Please note: The information provided is intended to provide a basic knowledge of plumbing related repairs. This information is general and may not suit all applications. If you are at all unsure of your abilities to complete one of these projects, please consult a professional. Always remember to check with local code authorities before beginning any project.

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