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10 Easy Plumbing Repairs that Don’t Require a Plumber

With large plumbing repairs costing anywhere from $500 to $800 and smaller jobs costing $125 to $350, it’s no wonder many homeowners are choosing the DIY route. The good news? You can do this, too—even if you don’t have much experience.  But first… It’s important to know where to get the replacement parts you need. Don’t worry—it’s easier than ever to order replacement parts online these days. Whether you need a new bathroom faucet handle, a replacement kitchen sink sprayer, or a new toilet handle, the key is to buy high-quality replacement parts from trusted brands like Danco. They are designed to make it easy to do basic plumbing fixes without having to hire a pro.  You also need some tools. Fortunately, simple plumbing tasks don’t require anything specialized. In fact, you probably have everything you need in your current toolbox: Adjustable wrench Screwdriver Pliers Plunger (one for the toilet and another for the sink) Plumbing tape Utility knife Caulking gun Okay, let’s get on with it. Once you have everything you need at hand, it’s easy to do the following simple repairs: Leaky faucets A leaky faucet is not just annoying—it’s also extremely wasteful. Luckily, you can repair it on your own. Here’s a good DIY guide. It provides easy-to-understand instructions on identifying your faucet type, your O-ring size, your handle style, and the parts you need for repairing your leaky faucet.  Installing bathroom or kitchen faucets If the issue is too big to fix, it might be easier…

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