Plumbing Do-It-Yourself For Dummies
Part I: Getting to Know Your Plumbing System.
Chapter 1: Understanding Plumbing.
Chapter 2: Fetch Me My Pipe and Fittings!
Chapter 3: Getting the 411 on Codes and Requirements.
Chapter 4: Filling Your Plumbing Toolbox.
Part II: Faucets and Sinks.
Cleaning a Faucet Aerator and Sink Sprayer.
Repairing a Leaky Rotary Ball Faucet.
Repairing a Leaky Cartridge Filter Faucet.
Repairing a Leaky Ceramic Disk Faucet.
Repairing a Leaky Compression Faucet.
Repairing a Leaky Two-Handle Faucet Spout.
Caulking around a Sink Bowl.
Replacing a Leaky Sink Basket.
Replacing a Sink Trap.
Replacing a Double-Bowl Kitchen Sink Drain.
Replacing a Bathroom Sink Drain.
Adjusting a Pop-Up Drain.
Unclogging Sink Drains.
Soldering Copper Pipe.
Part III: Tubs and Showers.
Caulking the Tub, Tile, and Fixtures.
Replacing a Tub Spout.
Replacing a Showerhead.
Repairing a Tub and Shower Compression Faucet.
Repairing a Cartridge Shower Faucet.
Repairing a Disk Shower Faucet.
Repairing a Cartridge/Seat-Spring Faucet.
Adjusting a Tub Drain.
Unclogging Tub and Shower Drains.
Part IV: Toilets.
Checking a Toilet for Leaks.
Replacing a Fill Valve.
Replacing a Flush Valve.
Replacing a Flapper.
Adjusting the Tank’s Water Level.
Repairing a Leaky Tank.
Repairing a Leaky Bowl.
Stopping a Tank from Sweating.
Replacing a Toilet Seat.
Unclogging a Toilet with a Plunger.
Clearing a Clog with a Closet Auger.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 5: Ten Tips for Plumbing Success.
Chapter 6: Ten Tips for Dealing with Problematic Pipes.
Chapter 7: Ten Safety Considerations.