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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0470173440, Paperback)

Want to save time, money, and frustration on plumbing repair and replacement? Do it yourself! Plumbing Do-It-Yourself For Dummies turns even the most daunting household plumbing project into a simple, step-by-step process that delivers professional-quality results at a fraction of what you'd have to pay a plumber—and you won't have to wait weeks for an appointment.

From fixing leaks and drips to caulking a tub or shower, to replacing a faucet, you'll discover how to tackle 40 of the most common plumbing jobs in your home. Easy-to-follow, detailed instructions and hundreds of photos and illustrations guide you through each task. And, you'll even discover what surprises to expect and how to prepare for them. This user-friendly guide delivers all the help you need to:Understand your home's plumbing systemComply with local plumbing codesFill your plumbing toolbox—including safety equipmentOrganize, plan, and prepare for your plumbing jobRepair and upgrade faucets of all kindsUnclog drains, traps, and toiletsReplace toilet parts and fix leaky tanks and bowlsStop toilet tanks from sweatingDeal with noisy, sweaty, and frozen pipesReplace a dishwasher or garbage disposal

Complete with a helpful primer on choosing the right pipes and fittings for your project and understanding your home's supply and drain-waste-vent systems, Plumbing Do-It-Yourself for Dummies is the one tool you must have before starting any household plumbing project.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:13:18 -0400)

A full-color one-stop resource for tackling home plumbing projects Plumbing Do-It-Yourself For Dummies features step-by-step informat- ion and full-color photos and illustrations to help readers handle the most common plumbing tasks in the home. From unclogging a toilet or sink, caulking a sink or tub, and replacing or repairing a sink sprayer to repairing a leaking tank or faucet and dealing with noisy, burst, or frozen pipes, this guide, featuring over 40 projects, leaves no faucet unturned. Donald R. Prestly (Minnetonka, MN) is Senior Editor of Handy Magazine, a national home improvement magazine distributed to the one million members of the Handyman Club of America. Prestly attends numerous nationwide home improvement and construction industry events throughout the year.… (more)

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