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How Much Does It Cost to Repipe a House?
Highlights The typical cost to repipe a house falls between $1,500 and $15,000, and the national average cost is $7,...
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The Best PVC Pipe Cutters of 2023
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe is a common material in drains, vents, water mains, and irrigation systems because it’s...
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The Dos and Don'ts of Using Expanding Foam Insulation Around the House
Insulating expanding foam sealant makes quick work of reducing sound transfer, stabilizing a wobbly showerhead, or ev...
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How To Get the Industrial-Farmhouse Look on a Budget
Achieve the rustic home aesthetic with these affordable DIY furniture and décor ideas. <br> <br> <i>This content is paid advertising created in partnership wit...
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9 Things You Never Thought You Could DIY—But Definitely Can
Add an element of surprise and industrial chic style to your home with these practical DIY projects. <br> <br> <i>This content is paid advertising created in p...
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8 Reasons Steel Pipes Are the Most Fun to Build With
If you’ve crossed some tedious tasks off your to-do list, you’re probably ready put the delight back in DIY. That means taking on projects that are a blast to bui...
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These Creative Outdoor DIYs Have One Thing in Common
Get busy building beautiful, functional items to upgrade your front and backyard. <br> <br> <i>This content is paid advertising created in partnership with Ste...
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The Differences Between Copper Pipe Types, Explained
Copper pipes have been used as water supply lines in homes for decades, and you’ve probably seen them under your cabi...
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The Dos and Don'ts of Gluing PVC Pipe
Pipe made of polyvinyl chloride, commonly called PVC, is used in a variety of residential applications, from plumbing...
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How To: Sweat Copper Pipe
For DIYers eager to take on plumbing tasks, one of the most important skills to master is how to sweat copper pipe—a ...
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How To: Cut Copper Pipe
Beyond its well-earned prominence in the plumbing department, copper piping is having its moment in the DIY world as ...
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Bob Vila Radio: How to Cut PVC Pipe
If you’ve ever tried using nothing but a hacksaw to cut through PVC pipe, you know it can be challenging. Often, part...
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5 Things to Do with... PVC Pipe
For years now, PVC pipe has been popular for many applications in and around the house. It’s lightweight, durable, ba...
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How To: Solder Copper Pipe Fittings
Connections are made between sections of iron pipe using threaded fittings. The walls of copper pipe, however, are to...
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The Plumbing Rough-In
Plumbers work with three basic categories of supplies. There are the supply pipes, that deliver the clean water into ...
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Bob Vila Radio: Pex vs. Copper
For anything from small plumbing repairs to running lines for a whole house, there are lots of reasons PEX tubing bea...
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Bob Vila Radio: Thawing Pipes
Frozen pipes that burst and cause water damage in your home can happen in all but the warmest areas, and often when y...
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Bob Vila Radio: Freezing Pipes
'Tis the season for freezing pipes, and that's not just for folks in colder climates. Listen to BOB VILA ON FREEZING ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Winterizing Pipes
As you ready your house for the colder months ahead, don’t forget about your water system. When water freezes, it exp...
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Bob Vila Radio: Loud Pipes
If you hear banging or knocking when you turn the tap on and off in your home, you could be straining pipes and coppe...
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How To: Work with Plastic Pipe
Plastic pipe (commonly referred to as PVC) requires a mini­mum of tools and experience. If you can use a tape measure...
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