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Plumbing Valve Basics

Learn how to fix leaks, silence noisy valves, and install all types of plumbing valves, from shut-off to supply valves.

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How To Check & Repair a Brass Plumbing Valve

Brass plumbing valves come in a variety of shapes and styles. The ball valve types have one packing washer that seals the handle. These are identified by a horizontal handle that rotates a finely ...

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How to Free Stuck Plumbing Valves

How to De-Winterize Plumbing in a House. De-winterizing your home plumbing requires charging the plumbing system to get the plumbing ready for use. De-winterizing is only done after the home has been winterized to prevent freezing during winter months.

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Stop Plumbing Leaks With Ball-Type Shutoff Valves

ball valves will shut off the water to faucets and toilets more reliably than standard valves. they cost only a little more. Always go with a single lever ball type valve. All of our valves will be replaced w/ this ball type valve.

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This project explains how to fix a sewer gas smell coming from under the bathroom sink by replacing the Studor Mini-Vent air admittance plumbing valve.

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Luxury Gold Deck Mounted Bathroom Lavatory Basin Vessel Sink Mixer Tap Hot And Cold Water Faucet Plumbing Valve Accessories