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How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Strainer

How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Strainer Plumbing expert Richard Trethewey finds a rusty sink strainer in the kitchen and shows a homeowner how to replace it.

How to Secure an Undermount Kitchen Sink

How to Secure an Undermount Kitchen Sink Shopping List for How to Secure an Undermount Kitchen Sink: - Undercounter-mount sink clips (comes with wing nuts and machine screws) - 1-inch fender washers - Silicone caulking - Length of string - Wood braces Tools for How to Secure an...Read More

How to Clear a Clogged Sink Drain

How to Clear a Clogged Sink Drain Shopping List for How to Clear a Clogged Sink Drain: - Full-size brass T-fitting with no baffle, used to replace old plastic T-fitting - Pan, used to catch water drained from the trap[BR][BR] - Paper towels, for lining the sink cabinet floor to...Read More

How to Install Weather-Sensitive Heating Controls

How to Install Weather-Sensitive Heating Controls Shopping List for Installing Weather-Sensitive Heating Controls: - weather response control, including outdoor sensor - insulated cable staples - plastic cable ties - foam-rubber pipe insulation - 1/2-inch sheet metal screws Tools for...Read More

How to Install a Forced-Air Bypass Damper

How to Install a Forced-Air Bypass Damper Tools for How to Install a Forced-Air Bypass Damper: - Drill/driver equipped with a sheet metal duct cutter