Category Archives: Plumbing

Install a Vent Flue for a 95% Efficient Condensing Gas Furnace – DIY

Disclaimer: If you’re considering doing this type of job yourself, you should be aware of the dangers involved. The job itself isn’t very complicated, but doing it incorrectly could lead to some serious problems for you, your home, and your … Continue reading

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Drainage Practice Run – Dry Fit Success

So this little monsoon just came through, soaking the already saturated earth and testing out my new drainage system, installed yesterday. I dug all the trenches, connected the pipes, and waited for a really crazy storm to test it out … Continue reading

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Cutting a Hole in Your Roof – Installing a Vent Pipe – DIY

Holy Toledo! This is a scary job for a DIYer. Think about it. You’re cutting a hole in the only thing that is protecting your home from an endless stream of the most devastating force nature has to throw at … Continue reading

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