DIY PLumbing

  • How to Plumb in a New Bathroom
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    How to Plumb in a New Bathroom

    Plumbing a new bathroom is a challenging task. In addition to installing the plumbing lines, you’ll have to install the new fixtures and ensure that they all work properly. You may also need to consult with a building inspector before you start. Before you begin, you’ll need to make sure that the framing is in good shape. Then, you can install the fixtures. Once the plumbing is complete, you can run the electrical lines. First, you’ll need to determine the size and position of the pipes. The standard toilet requires a vent that is 1.5 inches in diameter. This is dependent on local plumbing codes. You’ll also need to install…

  • put a bucket under the water leak
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    What to Do If You Have a Water Leak in Your Home

    The first step to take if you have a water leak in the home is to turn off the water. You should turn off the water at the source, such as the faucet, and then turn it back on later when the water leak is fixed. This is especially important if the leak is in a wall, ceiling, or floor. Once the water has stopped flowing, you should try to dry the area, using fans and a wet vacuum. In the first place, you need to find where the leak is located. The easiest place to look for a water leak is in a bathroom or basement. The walls and…