Black and Decker Plumbing 101: 25 Repairs and Projects You Really Can Do

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Quarto Publishing Group USA, Jul 1, 2006 - House & Home - 144 pages
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Gives complete, failsafe directions for overcoming 25 of the most common plumbing problems facing homeowners. Aimed at the homeowners with little or no do-it-yourself experience, the book assumes no previous knowledge, and eliminates all the guess-work and confusion.
 

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Contents

Welcome to Plumbing 101
4
The Home Plumbing System
6
Plumbing Tools
10
Evaluating Your Plumbing
14
Shutting Off the Water
16
Lost Down the Drain? Opening the Trap
20
Maintaining Your Water Heater
24
Fixing a Dripping Sink Faucet
28
Advanced Clog Clearing
80
Repairing Outside Faucets
84
Adding a Shower to a Tub
90
Preventing Frozen Pipes
94
Replacing a Bathtub Spout
98
Replacing a Widespread Bathroom Faucet
102
Installing a New Bathroom Faucet
108
Dealing with Kitchen Sprayers
112

My Bathroom Sink Drains Slowly
38
My Water Pressure is Low or Uneven
44
Runaway Toilet
50
Toilet Clogged Overflowing
58
Fixing a Leaky Tub Shower
62
Bathtub or Shower Draining Poorly
68
Kitchen Sink Stopped and Disposer Too?
74
Leaky Sink Strainer
78
Repairing a Burst Pipe
116
Replacing a Kitchen Faucet
120
Replacing a Popup Stopper
126
Replacing a Toilet
130
Replacing an Outside Faucet with a Frestfree Faucet
136
RESOURCES
140
INDEX
141
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David Griffin is a professional handyman, landscaper and writer.

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