plumbing parts

How to Stop a Plumbing Leak

The easiest way to stop a plumbing leak is to call the professionals at Kevin Cohen Plumbing 541-228-9642!

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pipes

How to Tighten Water Supply Line Connectors

Buy a supply line that has a metal nut or a reinforced plastic compression nut. If you can’t find one, tighten the regular plastic…

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sink repair

How to Quiet Loud Sinks

Fill the space between two stainless steel sink basins with expanding foam. The foam deadens vibrations and lessens the…

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plumbing tools

How to Remove Hard Objects From a Toilet or Sink

Use a shop vacuum to remove hard objects. When a hard object like a toothbrush, comb or toy plugs a toilet or drain, a plunger…

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How to Find Hidden Pipes Under Floors or in Roofs

Use a strong magnet to find hidden pipes. When trying to locate a pipe under the floor, attach a rare earth (neodymium) magnet…

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trap

How to Empty Water From a Trap in a Sink

Plunge water first before removing the trap. Before you remove a sink trap, give the drain a few plunges with a toilet plunger…

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How to Silence Creaking Pipes

Wrap pipes in adhesive-backed felt, running hot water can cause copper pipes to expand and grind against pipe hangers and…

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faucet

How to Stop Sink Spraying Hangups

Use pipe insulation to prevent sprayer snarls. If you have to jiggle the hose as you pull out your kitchen sink sprayer, chances are…

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How to Drain a Water Heater

Step 1: Turn Off the Water Supply. If you have an electric water heater, turn off the power at the breaker-box. If yours is a gas…

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