Plumbing Guides

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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Connect Faucets with Supply Tubes


Difficulty Beginner
Time 2-4 hours

Prevent leaks and save money with new supply tubes for your sink

A man soldering a piece of pipe.
BUYING GUIDE

Types of Soldering and Flux


Use flux and solder to weld copper pipe joints safely and effectively

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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Flux Core Weld


Difficulty Advanced
Time Over 1 day

Weld dirty metal or work outside when you learn about flux core welding

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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Unclog a Shower Drain


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

It's easier than you might think to clear a blocked shower drain

A person filling a glass with water from a kitchen faucet.
BUYING GUIDE

Reverse Osmosis for Filtered Water


Use an RO water filtration system to remove contaminants that can pass through a regular carbon filter

A person bends metal tubing in a manual bender.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Bend Tube and Pipe


Difficulty Advanced
Time Under 2 hours

Learn the tools and methods for bending different kinds of tubes and pipes

Clean water flushing from a toilet bowl.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Unclog a Toilet Without a Plunger


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Try these methods if your toilet is clogged and you don’t have a plunger available

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PROJECT GUIDE

What to Expect During Your Water Heater Installation Appointment


Difficulty Beginner
Time 2-4 hours

From consultation to cleanup, The Home Depot can install your new water heater within 24 hours

Flexible Supply Lines - Buying Guide
BUYING GUIDE

Gas and Water Supply Lines


Determine the supply lines you need to provide gas and water to your home

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BUYING GUIDE

Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters


Discover the benefits of switching your water heater to a tankless model

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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Prevent Pipes From Freezing


Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Prevent frozen pipes and possible disaster with the tips in this guide
A whole-house water filter installed on copper supply line.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install a Whole House Water Filter


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Under 2 hours

Filter water when it comes into the house to have clean water at every fixture in your home
Replacing a Sump Pump
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Replace a Sump Pump


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Under 2 hours

Keep water out of your basement or crawl space with a sump pump
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BUYING GUIDE

Best Vinyl Tubing for Your Project


Vinyl is an incredibly versatile material used to make tubing for many purposes
Install a Pressure Relief Valve
PROJECT GUIDE

Pressure Relief Valve Installation


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Replace your water heater‘s pressure valve in two easy steps
A video shows how to install shutoff valves.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install Shut-Off Valves


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Under 2 hours

Follow these steps for adding a new supply stop valve to a plumbing fixture
A video showing different methods of how to fix a leaky pipe.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Fix a Leaky Pipe


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Under 2 hours

Take immediate action to stop a leak and repair a pipe
A water softener operates in a home.
BUYING GUIDE

Types of Water Softeners


Use water softeners to eliminate hard water in your home
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BUYING GUIDE

Types of Fittings for Gas and Water Pipes


Learn how to select the best pipe fittings for your project
How to unclog a sink
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Unclog a Kitchen Sink


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

This guide reviews various methods to clear clogs from kitchen sinks
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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install a Hot Water Recirculating Pump


Difficulty Advanced
Time 2-4 hours

Keep a constant supply of hot water in your home
A video reviews the different methods for cutting PVC pipe.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Cut PVC Pipe


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Under 2 hours

Choose the most effective method for cutting and connecting different sizes of rigid plastic pipe.
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BUYING GUIDE

Types of Pipes


Learn how different types of pipes are used for plumbing, gas and drainage
A man soldering copper pipes
PROJECT GUIDE

How To Solder Copper Pipes


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Learn how to solder copper and tackle a variety of home improvement projects on your own
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