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A strap wrench is a tool for holding objects since it comes with a large strap that helps to tighten and loosen items. It functions by providing a grip to an object and holding it tight with the large strap hence protecting it from slippage caused by friction. Though a strap wrench is not a tool you will most likely use daily, it can get you out of a bind very fast. In this piece, we have compiled a list of the best seven strap wrenches you need to consider buying next time you go shopping.

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The Plumbing Info by The Plumbing Info (guest) - 1w ago

From Legos and eyeglass lenses to shampoo bottles and bullet-proof vests, thermoplastics are everywhere. Due to being a more cost-effective, noncorrosive option, chances are good that thermoplastics in the form of PVC and CPVC are what make up the pipes in your home or office building. So, which is better, PVC vs CPVC? The answer lies in that extra C, of course.

Before we get into the differences between PVC vs CPVC, we should better define thermoplastics in general.

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The Plumbing Info by The Plumbing Info (guest) - 1M ago

Are you doing a bathroom renovation project? Do you need to replace or install a toilet? Well, you have come to the right place. Below we have put together a simple, step-by-step guide to walk you through learning how to install a toilet. The guide below is ideal for both beginners and experts alike. We will be discussing the supplies you need for the job and give you some additional, helpful tips along the way.

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If you’re repairing your toilet or aren’t aware of how the modern toilet works, we have a toilet parts diagram that you can use.The modern toilet has been in use for nearly 150 years, and the simple and effective design shows no signs of obsolescence. If you’re repairing your toilet or aren’t aware of how the modern toilet works, here’s everything you need to know about the science behind this home staple. Quick Navigation How Toilets Are Put Together: Toilet Parts DiagramDifferent Types of ToiletsAnatomy of a ToiletAssembly of a Toilet How Toilets Are Put Together: Toilet Parts Diagram via GIPHY Toilets aren’t thought of often for their ingenuity and their value in the modern home.

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The bathtub is one place you may take for granted. Being able to enjoy a bath for hygienic purposes as well as relaxation is vital for a healthy body. However, even bathtub parts are susceptible to breaking down or could use replacement on occasion.

Just in case, it is a good idea to keep specific bathtub parts around the home, in case the need for them arises.

Most bathtub parts are affordable and easily accessible at your local hardware store.

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When a toilet clog strikes, it can quickly become frustrating to deal with if you lack the proper tools. However, if you keep a toilet auger around, you can more deftly dispatch of a toilet clog with minimal effort or stress. Before you run for the plumber, grab a toilet auger first.

Quick NavigationHow To Use A Toilet AugerUtilize An Auger To Remove A ClogKeep Your Auger CleanRemember Some Key Points About Using An AugerTroubleshootingDealing With A Stuck Toilet AugerRent An Auger Rather Than BuyHow To Use A Toilet Auger

When faced with a toilet clog that won't budge, even after applying a plunger, a toilet auger may be a better bet for the job.

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Plumbing From The Bottom To The Top

Although I have been the author of The Plumbing Info for a decade, someone pointed out that nowhere on the website was there a profile about me. Here is a brief bio about who I am and why I actually write for my site.

After college I began working for my father at Litvin Plumbing in Chicago. He was the president of the company at the time.

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"Plumbing basics" isn't code for turning the faucet on and filling the coffee pot.

What we mean when we refer to plumbing basics is giving you a basic working knowledge of plumbing. How plumbing works and how to keep your water flowing.

Even if you live in an apartment with 24-hour maintenance staff, having a good understanding of plumbing basics is a good thing.

Here's why:

Your knowledge of plumbing can be huge. Like having a small puddle on the floor or suffering major property damage.

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If you’re remodeling your bathroom, you might be thinking about building a tile shower. Many people hire professionals to tile their showers, but depending on the project, your budget, and your timeline, you can learn how to build a tile shower and install it on your own.

Not only will we tell you some basic information about how to build a tile shower, but we will also discuss some things to consider before you take on this unique DIY bathroom project.

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​A hot water heater and a hot water boiler may have similar sounding names, but they fill very different purposes inside your home. A hot water heater provides hot potable water on demand, while a boiler can be used to keep your home warm and comfy in the colder months.

Both units are frequently found in homes in the UK, US, and Australia, and it is recommended that each one receive an annual inspection to ensure they are in proper working order and that necessary maintenance is performed promptly.

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