Plumbing Do-it-Yourself For Dummies by Donald R. Prestly
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Plumbing Do-it-Yourself For Dummies
By Donald R. Prestly

Plumbing Do-it-Yourself For Dummies

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Plumbing Do-it-Yourself For Dummies by Donald R. Prestly

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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 system* Comply with local plumbing codes* Fill your plumbing toolbox-including safety equipment* Organize, plan, and prepare for your plumbing job* Repair and upgrade faucets of all kinds* Unclog drains, traps, and toilets* Replace toilet parts and fix leaky tanks and bowls* Stop toilet tanks from sweating* Deal with noisy, sweaty, and frozen pipes* Replace 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470173442
ISBN-10: 0470173440
Format: Paperback
(253mm x 203mm x 11mm)
Pages: 170
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Donald R. Prestly

Donald R. Prestly is a former Senior Editor for HANDY Magazine for The Handyman Club of America as well as a former Associate Editor for The Family Handyman Magazine. In addition to nearly 20 years of writing and doing home improvement projects, he spent several years as a manager for one of the Midwest's largest home centers. Throw in the everyday upkeep requirements of being a homeowner, dealing with the same problems and repairs as other homeowners, and it's clear that he has the background and expertise to help do-it-yourselfers tackle home plumbing repairs. Plumbing Do-It-Yourself For Dummies is Don's second For Dummies book; he's also the author of Kitchen Remodeling For Dummies, published in 2003.

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