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Ice cream, anyone?

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The cheapest, easiest-to-install, urinal on the planet. And no water supply lines required. But next time maybe you should read up on how to plumb a basement bathroom.

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Leaking fill valve repair

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Once Warren caught the recycle/re-use bug, he just couldn’t stop. Even going to the extent of breaking the fill valve on his toilet for a chance to re-use this plastic container. Might be even smarter to replace the fill valve with a new kit.

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Plumbing Diverticulosis

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Just because pipes come in all kinds of different shapes doesn’t mean you need to use them all on one job.

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Which problem solver would you choose?

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There are always options when it comes to buying a toilet—some better than others.

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Stick shift toilet

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So, I sit backwards, project my video game on the tank, and use the flusher as a joystick. Might be time to replace this old beauty.

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The Plumber’s Solution

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This is all too common. The carpenters carelessly placed a floor joist directly under a shower that’s clearly marked on the house plans. And then a plumber goes nuts with a reciprocating saw. If you have manufactured I-joists, never, ever cut the top or bottom flanges!

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Duct Tape Wall

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This tile was undoubtedly installed over greenboard instead of cement board and is completely falling apart. Regrouting isn’t an option. To avoid more disasters, make sure you never, ever pour these things down the drain.

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