How to Replace Plastic Plumbing Shutoff Valves?

Answer Next to copper, plumbers most often use polyvinyl chloride, or PVC, pipes to make residential water lines. Like copper, PVC is clean and durable, and it is even easier to install. You simply spread... Read More »

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How to Replace Plumbing Shutoff Valves?

A shutoff valve allows a homeowner to repair the plumbing in a particular area without turning off the water to the entire house. Replacing a leaky shutoff valve can prevent water damage. This task... Read More »

Types of Water Shutoff Valves?

Thanks to water shutoff valves, you can make plumbing repairs without having to deal with flowing water. Some shutoff valves help to automate when and how water flows, while others rely on human po... Read More »

Why did they replace metal plumbing with plastic?

Chrome plated brass will eventually corrode, tubular ABS or PVC will not. Sounds like your pipes were improperly installed, all I ever put in is plastic for longevity and have had not one callback.... Read More »

How to Repair Plumbing Valves?

A plumbing valve, also known as a shutoff valve or cut-off valve, is used to turn off the water supply to specific parts of a plumbing system. Many homeowners have valves for each sink, tub and to... Read More »