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Learn all about plumbing fixtures for bathrooms and kitchens including how they work, installation and repair.

Under Sink Water Filter
An under sink water filter is a great way to have clean water at your fingertips and save money on bottled water. When selecting an under sink water filter the first thing to consider is what you want to take out of the water.

Utility Sink Faucet
Installing or replacing a utility sink faucet is an easy project that usually takes only a few minutes. Here is a step by step guide for how to remove and replace a utility sink faucet in an existing sink.

Mounting a Vessel Sink
A vessel sink sits on top of a counter or vanity and can give a bathroom a uniquely polished look. Vessel sinks are nice because they can be installed on any flat counter or vanity top.

5 Affordable Bathroom Vanities

Replace a Reverse Osmosis Filter
Replacing a reverse osmosis filter is an easy do it yourself project. It is recommended that the pre and the post reverse osmosis filters be changed about every six months or so while the membrane can go for a year or more without being replaced.

Moen Faucet Repairs
A simple Moen faucet repair can often have your faucet working as good as new. Doing the repair yourself can save quite a bit of money and it doesn't have to take much time.

Installing a Vessel Sink Faucet
Vessel faucets are taller than the average faucet so that they can come up over vessel sinks which are often mounted on top of the countertop. Using a vessel faucet can also give you more space on the vanity top because of the single mounting design.

Under Sink Water Filter Replacement
Under sink water filters are very popular because filtering your own water is much cheaper than buying bottled water and it is a handy way to have filtered water for a variety of uses. Under sink water filter replacement should be done on a regular basis so it can continue to provide clean great tasting water.

Installing a Reverse Osmosis System

Installing a Pedestal Sink
Installing a pedestal sink is a good way of making a bathroom look bigger than it really is. Each pedestal sink installation is slightly different and specific to the sink, but take a look at the basics of how to install a pedestal sink.

Bathroom Accessories
Bathroom accessories can get expensive so consider the cost of replacing them when you decide to change the finish of something as small as a faucet. Bathroom accessories sets can save you money instead of buying them all individually and sets often come with most of the smaller bathroom accessories that you will need.

Before Buying a Pedestal Sink
Pedestal sinks can be really cost effective and can maximize space when remodeling a bathroom. But, before you rip out your old vanity to install a pedestal sink there are some things to consider.

Buying Plumbing Repair Parts
The manufacturer can be a great source for plumbing repair parts for just about any type of repair.

How To Clean Hard Water Deposits
To keep faucets and fixtures looking nice and working correctly it’s a good idea to clean hard water deposits regularly. Regular white vinegar can be used effectively to clean hard water deposits.

Sink Vent - Installing An Auto Vent
A sink vent is a necessary part of the drain for any sink. Installing an auto vent when a sink vent is not in place can help improve sink drainage.

Installing A Kitchen Sink Sprayer
Kitchen sink sprayers have been around for a long time and they continue to be popular because they are so useful. Installing a kitchen sink sprayer is a fairly easy project that you can do yourself.

Instructions For Installing A Faucet
Installing a faucet is not too difficult when you have the right tools and instructions to follow. The instructions for installing a faucet vary slightly based on the brand and the model, but most faucets are installed in essentially the same way.

How To Buy A Kitchen Faucet
The process for how to buy a kitchen faucet depends on what existing plumbing you have to work with. This guide shows how to buy a kitchen faucet by making a series of decisions based on your existing kitchen configuration.

Winterize Outside Faucets
Winterize outside faucets in a few easy steps. When you winterize outside faucets using a hose bib cover is a great way to protect and insulate fixtures.

Instant Hot Water Dispenser
An instant hot water dispenser is a great addition to a kitchen sink. Whether you install an instant hot water dispenser yourself or hire a professional to install it for you considering the full scope of the job will make it go much smoother.

Installing A Hot Water Dispenser
A hot water dispenser is a sink accessory that can be very convenient. Installing a hot water dispenser is easy once you have the necessary fittings and everything is in place.

Remove A Kitchen Faucet
Being prepared can make it easier and a lot less frustrating to remove a kitchen faucet. The following steps show how to remove a kitchen faucet and prepare to install a new faucet.

Removing A Faucet
Removing a faucet is the most difficult step when replacing an old faucet. The following are instructions for removing a faucet and tips for dealing with unexpected problems.

Installing An AquaSource Faucet
An AquaSource faucet is an economical option for replacing an old or faulty bathroom faucet. There is a wide range of AquaSource faucets to choose from, but these instructions are for a two handle WaterSense bathroom faucet.

How To Install A Moen Kitchen Faucet
Installing a Moen kitchen faucet. This example demonstrates how to install a Moen Harlon faucet, but the steps are very similar to other Moen kitchen faucet models with a single handle.

Checking For Faucet Leaks
Faucet leaks are not always straight forward they can start in various ways and they can appear in more places than just at the spout. If your household water usage is higher than normal look for less obvious faucet leaks that may be wasting water.

How To Repair A Leaky Faucet
Learn how to repair a leaky faucet by first identifying your faucet brand.

Valley Faucet Repair
Repair a leaking single handle Valley faucet by replacing the seats and springs. Old seats can often cause a Valley faucet to drip.

Installing A New Bathroom Vanity
A new bathroom vanity can update the look of your bathroom with just a little work. Improve the look of your bathroom with this easy do-it-yourself project.

Guide To Buying A Kitchen Sink
Buying a kitchen sink requires making a series of decisions. This guide outlines the factors that should be considered when buying a kitchen sink.

Installing A New Kitchen Sink
Installing a new kitchen sink is both a cosmetic and functional improvement you can make to your kitchen. A few guidelines can make the installation of a kitchen sink an easy project.

How To Install A Delta Kitchen Faucet
Installing a new Delta kitchen faucet is not too difficult when you have the right tools and instructions to follow.

Price Pfister Bathroom Faucet Installation
Step by step instructions for a Price Pfister bathroom faucet installation.

Bathroom Pop-Up Drain Installation
A bathroom pop-up drain is a convenient feature that is often tricky to install. These step by step instructions for installing a new bathroom pop-up drain can simplify this project.

Replacing Angle Stop Valves With Straight Stop Valves
Step by step instructions for replacing angle stop valves with straight stop valves under a kitchen or bathroom sink.

Delta Faucet Repair
This Delta faucet repair guide shows you how to repair the leak in a few easy steps.

Save and Use Plumbing Fixture Warranties
Do you know what that those new plumbing fixtures may have come with a warranty? Find out how to use it. When you replace any plumbing fixtures don’t just throw out the box and paperwork. They may include a warranty which can save you money down the road.

How To Install A Kitchen Soap Dispenser
Install a built in kitchen soap dispenser in just a few easy steps. Using a built in soap dispenser can help keep the kitchen counter clear while keeping the dish soap close at hand.

Sink Hole Cover
Cover an extra hole in your kitchen sink using a sink hole cover.

Moen Faucet Cartridge Replacement
Using a cartridge puller for a Moen faucet cartridge replacement.

Unclog A Kitchen Sink Spray Hose
Unclogging a blocked kitchen sink spray hose is an easy do it yourself project. Learn how to unclog the spray hose head in this video.

Faucet Aerator - Removing A Faucet Aerator
Faucet aerators often get clogged with build up and need to be cleaned to allow proper water flow. This tips will help you to avoid damaging the aerator when you remov it.

Replace A Kitchen Sink Spray Hose
Learn how to replace the spray hose of your kitchen sink when it stops working properly.

Low Flow Aerators - Save Water With Low Flow Aerators
Save water by installing low flow aerators to household faucets.

How to Clean Out a Faucet Aerator
Does your faucet have low water pressure? A clogged aerator may be the cause. Follow this step by step guide to clear a blocked aerator and avoid a plumbing service call.

Faucet Types – How to Identify Which One You Have
There are four types of faucets. Find out how they are different and how to tell which one you have.

Plumbing for Remodeled Kitchens
Plumbing is one of the most important things to consider when remodeling a kitchen. From the lay out of sinks in counter tops to what appliances you want, plumbing effects all these aspects. Learn more about what to consider concerning plumbing for a kitchen remodel.

How to Figure a Fixutres Gallons Per Minute
Unlike a toilet, the amount of water that a fixture uses is not printed on it. Using this method you can figure out a fixtures GPM to determine how much water it is using, or in some cases wasting.

How to Installing a Kitchen Faucet
Changing a kitchen faucet is a simple way to change the look and feel of your kitchen. It is also one of the easiest DIY projects a home owner can do.

Finding a Bathroom Faucet to Fit Your Needs
When buying a bathroom faucet there are a lot of things to consider. Price, finish and how it will fit in your sink tops are all important to keep in mine when buying a bathroom faucet.

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