Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to replace a shower pan. This project requires advanced plumbing skills and demolition work. Install a shower pan. Click through to watch this video on thisoldhouse.com
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Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install an outdoor shower. This project requires basic plumbing skills which includes soldering. Install an outdoor shower. Click through to watch this video on thisoldhouse.com
Before you whip out your iPhone and call your neighborhood plumber for a job that's sure to cost you a pretty penny, check out this video to learn how to do some impressive plumbing yourself. Using a few tools you probably already have lying around your house, you'll learn how ...more
This two part video show you how to remove an old shower valve, preparation and installation of a new shower valve. Also, you'll see how to clean, cut and connect copper plumbing pipes. Don't forget to watch part two and always make sure to shut off the water main first! Part ...more
If you've been thinking about replacing your old shower head with a new model, or maybe even adding a hand shower, you'll be glad to know it's a pretty simple process. To replace the shower head, you don't even have to shut off the water supply. You just twist off the old one, ...more
In this series of home improvement videos, expert engineer and licensed home inspector George A. Finn III guides you through the entire process of installing a new hand-held shower head. He shows you what tools you’ll need to get started and offers tips on planning the install ...more
Watch as an expert plumber demonstrates how to replace shower valves in this free online video about home repair. Part 1 of 12 - How to Install a shower valve. Install a shower valve - Part 2 of 12. Click through to watch this video on ehow.com Install a shower valve - Part 3 ...more
This video will show you the advantages of a shower wand and how to install one easily. A shower wand can help you clean the shower and clean pets too. To remove the shower head you will need a strap wrench. You may want to change the shower arm if it has too many scratches; u ...more
Sometimes your old shower head just doesn't cut it anymore. Don't fret, installing a new one is a simple task. You Will Need * A cloth or rag * An adjustable wrench * Cleaning solution for calcium, lime, or rust deposits * A roll of plumber's tape * A replacement shower head ...more
Watch as an expert plumber demonstrates how to install a shower head, from removing the old to putting in the new, in this free online video that also addresses the issue of low flow heads. Part 1 of 15 - How to Install a shower head. Install a shower head - Part 2 of 15. Clic ...more
This video demonstrates how to build and install a shower. This is a free standing shower with no bathtub. Build and install a shower. Click through to watch this video on helpfulvideo.com
This video demonstrates how to install a new shower head. From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to install a new shower head, For Dummies. Replac ...more
Mark Donovan is remodeling a ceramic tile shower, and shows how to install a mortar shower pan. First consider the framing of the shower. Plywood, 2x4's and 2x6's provide a good foundation for the weight of the tile. Then remove the cover from the drain. Use duct tape to cover ...more
Bring the luxury of a hand held shower head into your home. Follow the step-by-step instructions in this video to learn how to install a hand help shower head unit in your bathroom. It doesn't take many tools or much time!
In this tutorial, we learn how to install a new shower head and remove an old one. You will need a wrench, toothbrush, rags, replacement shower head, teflon tape, and pliers. First, remove the old shower head with your pliers, wrench and cloth to remove it. Twist this counter ...more
If you're performing an overhaul on your bathroom area an need to pick a new stone for the shower, then this video might have one solution. In this tutorial, you'll find out about stone veneer shower panels and how they can easily be applied to your bathroom walls. They're mu ...more
A new shower curtain rod and curtain is one of the best ways to freshen up the look in a bathroom! This video shows you how to mount a new shower curtain rod and hang a fresh shower curtain on your new shower rod! For this project, you will need: a shower curtain rod, shower c ...more
If you want to bring a spa like atmosphere to your bathroom, the shower is the best place to start. There are so many ways that you can do this and one way is by installing a power shower in your bathroom. There are many different kinds that you can choose, depending on your s ...more
Thinking about renovating your bathroom? It's a lot easier than you might think to remodel your bathroom. See how to install mosaic glass tiles on your concrete shower floor with this tutorial. Watch this how to video and you can tile the shower in your bathroom in no time.
In this video, The Home Depot shows us how to tile the surrounding walls of a bath or shower. Since these walls stand up to a lot of wetness from daily showers, they need to be sound and waterproof. Ceramic tiles are a great way to go. In this demonstration, the tiles are atta ...more
If you're the sort of person who regularly engages in DIY projects around your home, one imagines you'll need to take a shower every now and again. In this tutorial, Danny Lipford will guide you through the process installing a ceramic soap dish in a shower stall.
This video shows us how to install a ceramic soap dish in our bathroom shower. In this demonstration the instructor already had a slot in the shower tiles for the soap dish to go. Attach a long strip of masking tape on the edge of the soap dish. Mix some grout and place this o ...more
Ask the Builder host, Tim Carter, shares a quick lesson to help you out of a tough spot when working with plumbing vent pipe. If you're installing a sink, and need to follow the codes, then just work around it with this trick.
Redoing your bathroom is usually a job for the experts. In this seven part video series, you will learn create a turn a drab bathroom into an oasis. Watch and learn how to build a shower, fit a shower tray, equip for waste & drainage, upgrade your existing shower screen, insta ...more
There’s nothing that will brighten up your bathroom faster than re-caulking an old, mildewed bathtub or shower. You will need a utility knife, bleach, a small bucket of water, a toothbrush, a tube of caulk, a clean rag, a silicon caulk remover, a plastic caulking tool, and pai ...more
Most of us would love reclining into a steaming, soothing bath of warm water with a glass of champagne and a good romance novel, but let's face it: With all that we have to do these days, we're lucky if we have ten full minutes in the bathroom to ourselves. Make the most of y ...more
If you need to move your shower or tub valve, this clear how-to will show you how it's done. Plumbing can be easy with the right info and this video is just what you need. Remember, turn off your water first!
Drip, drip, drip. Annoyed yet? YES! So, watch this video and find out how to repair that tub and shower valve that's been giving you such a headache. This clear how-to will walk you though the plumbing steps necessary to do it yourself.
Professor of RVing Jim Twamley demonstrates how to install a new revolutionary shower head, the Oxygenics Body Spa. Follow the instructions outlined in this video tutorial to learn how to install the new shower head as well as how to remove the old shower head. Start showering ...more
Watch this video to see Owen Bailey show you how to install a low-flow shower head to reduce water consumption and energy use.
In this plumbing repair video, you will learn how to install a new toilet complete from wax ring to water hook up. This is for plumbing in a typical home.
First decide if you want a simple tap or a pump out system. Then you'll need to decide where the tank is going. Watch this video home plumbing tutorial and learn how to install a water tank.
Is your shower draining slowly? In this home plumbing tutorial, you'll learn how to clean and unblock a shower waste trap. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on the rather unpleasant business of clearing blockages in your shower, watch this how-to.
Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, shows the easiest way to install a leak-free faucet at home with some plumbing fittings.
Danny Lipford visits the Home Center to investigate the new options for large shower heads which offer easy installation. You don't need a plumber anymore to get a spa like shower. You can install these showerheads by yourself.
This video shows the basic plumbing techinque of installing a hot water heater relief valve
Start by putting tile backer board tape on all the joints on the wall board and then put mortar over the backer board tape. Let the mortar dry and then you can begin the tile job. Install a ledger board at the base of the shower stall about one tile high. Draw some vertical an ...more
In this video, Mark Donovan of Home Addition Plus shows you to remove ceramic tiles from a shower. Before you begin, remove the shower head and shower handle, leaving the walls bare. A lot of dust and debris will be produced so you should wear safety glasses and to protect the ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to install a bath fan. When you take a shower and don't have a bath fan, you are more likely to have mold or mildew in your bathroom. First, you need to determine the correct CFM for your bathroom, then you need to find a fan that is as loud or q ...more
Big Tony the plumber introduces you to the process of installing a residential lawn sprinkler system. Big Tony will actually answer any questions you may have regarding plumbing. Visit the website for more free instructional DIY videos. http://www.PlumbingVideoTutorials.com ...more
If you live in a colder climate, your water pipes may be susceptible to freezing. For the most part, your plumbing is safely inside the heated living space of your house. However, a sillcock (spigot) on the outside wall of your house is exposed to the elements and can freeze d ...more
If you or anyone in your family suffers from allergies, there are some simple ways to make your home more hospitable. Step 1: Lower the pollen count Use high-efficiency particulate air, or HEPA, filters to capture airborne particles such as pollen. Use one filter in your bedr ...more
A food waste disposer can be very helpful in preventing your kitchen sink plumbing from clogging. In this video, Joe Schmidt of YouToo Can Do shows you how easy it is to install a food waste disposal. For this installation, you'll need plumber's putty, channel locks, and a reg ...more
This video series takes you through the steps involved in installing a kitchen sink. You'll see how to mount the sink, and connect and run all the necessary pipes and plumbing. Part 1 of 10 - How to Install a kitchen sink. Install a kitchen sink - Part 2 of 10. Click through t ...more
Soft focus photography can produce some beautiful images when used properly. It's used a lot in beauty and glamour shots, but can be applied to other types of photos as well. Some digital cameras have pre-programmed settings for soft focus shots, but if you're using a DSLR, yo ...more
If you need to hack an Android device, try a remote administration tool. Known more familiarly as a RAT, there are open-source RATs that are barebones and exorbitantly priced RATs that are more polished. There are also low-cost and polished RATs that aren't intended to be RATs ...more
Wall framing. How to frame a wall. Whether you're re-sheeting an old wall or building a new timber frame wall, before you install the plasterboard or drywall, take the opportunity to have a really good think about what services or insulation qualities you might want to have in ...more
It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to powe ...more
Nothing is more relaxing than the sound of moving water in the garden. Here's how to build a one-of-a-kind water feature in a weekend. How to: Step 1: Plumb the pot For this step, you'll need your decorative pot, a 1 3/4" by 1" barb fitting, a 1 3/4" PVC female adapter, plumb ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a handrail. Steps: 1 Stand 4-foot level on first step and hold it plumb. 2 Mark the level where it meets top of second step. 3 Calculate height of handrail and mounting brackets; mark bracket height on level. 4 Use ...more
Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more
Solving a Dilemma This is a simple how-to for a cost effective drip irrigation system for your garden. My motivation to set up my garden for drip irrigation was pretty simple. In the summer, it gets to 90+ degrees outside, and my 50’ garden hose didn’t reach the far extents w ...more
You can install glass block yourself with these simple tips from Ask the Builder host, Tim Carter. You can make glass block windows, showers, walls, and much more once you learn the basics of glass block installation.
Need to divert a little rain water fall from falling off of your roof? Let home improvement expert Danny Lipford show you how to install a rain diverter on your home's eave. Nothing is more annoying than having to walk through a waterfall coming off your roof to reach the fro ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install kitchen cabinets. Steps: 1 Mark cabinet layout lines onto the wall. 2 Locate wall studs using hammer and finishing nail. 3 Mark stud locations onto back of cabinet. 4 Drill four holes through back of cabinet, which ...more
Mary from VLine industries shows up how to Install a wall safe into a closet wall. For this example, she used a DOJ approved Wall Safe from VLine. The first step to the installation is to find where the studs are in the wall and make sure there is no electrical or plumbing beh ...more
Installing wall tile is basically the same procedure as installing floor tile. And it offers the same advantages: flexibility of design; a wide range of colors, materials and patterns; and if installed correctly, years of durability. Ceramic or porcelain tile makes an attracti ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install an instantaneous water heater. Steps: 1 Use template to mark position of vent hole on exterior wall of basement. 2 Bore center pilot hole for vent using a 3/8-inch-diameter masonry bit. 3 Cut vent hole through wall u ...more
Hang an interior door in 5 minutes or less using the Quick Plumb Door Hanger bracket system.
How To : Make Your Minecraft House the Talk of the Town: How to Build Functioning Plumbing for Your Bathroom
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! Functioning bathrooms seem like a stretch in Minecraft, but with redstone, they're not that far out of reach! This past workshop focused on creating a fully ...more