Home Basics - Plumbing Made Easy: A Step-by-Step Guide for Common Plumbing Projects

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F+W Media, Inc., Aug 10, 2009 - House & Home - 240 pages
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Do it yourself ... easy!

Every homeowner knows that if you wait long enough, a home project will pop up. Whether out of need (a clogged drain), or because of a want (add a sprayer kitchen faucet), there are always plumbing projects available around the house.

For most homeowners, household fix-it projects aren't a daily occurrence, and the knowledge to perform even some of the simplest projects isn't common knowledge.

For author Ron Hazelton, these projects are daily occurrences and in this book he walks you, step-by-step, through the most basic and most common plumbing projects all homeowners will encounter. Even if you've never picked up a pipe wrench, you'll be able to easily follow the steps to plumbing home repairs and improvements.

Projects in this book include:Protecting pipes from freezingPerfect caulk applicationReplacing a faucetReplacing a dishwasherRepair a toiletFix a damaged garden hoseCreate a fish pond

 

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Contents

Introduction
6
Safety Tools
8
Basics
12
Kitchens
48
Bathrooms
114
Outdoor
152
Other Plumbing
196
Definitions
234
Suppliers
236
Index
238
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Ron Hazelton is a leading authority in the do-it-yourself home improvement field and is the host of Ron Hazelton's HouseCalls (now in its ninth season, reaching nearly 90% of U.S. markets). He appeared on ABC's Good Morning America as the Home Improvement Editor, and created, co-produced and hosted The House Doctor which aired on the Home and Garden Television Network (HGTV). He hosted the History Channel series, Hands on History, and other History Channel programs including, Modern Marvels and Save our History: Frontier Homes. Ron has also offered his home improvement expertise on The Oprah Winfrey Show and Inside Edition and is the author of Ron Hazelton's HouseCalls: America's Most Requested Home Improvement Projects.

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