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SHOW # 106: The Basics of Plumbing


Removing an old sink and installing a new one can be a daunting project, but HandyMa'amŽ Beverly DeJulio shows that it's far from impossible. She also shows how to use PVC pipe to make some useful household items and demonstrates how to fix a leaky toilet.

Product Information

Home Improvement -- Replacing A Sink

  • Visgrips ™: American Tool Co., www.American
  • Cabinets: Aristokraft,
  • All in one screwdriver with bits: Best Way Tools, 516-586-4704
  • Bucket tool holder: Bucket Boss,
  • Wrenches: Cooper Tools, 919-781-7200
  • Tool bench: Rubbermaid,
  • Sink: Sterling Plumbing,
  • Mineral spirits: Sunnyside,

Solution #1 -- Storing Bits

  • Drill bits, spade bits: Vermont American,

Create It -- Making a PVC Desk Organizer

  • Sandpaper: 3M,
  • Power miter saw: Black & Decker, www.Black&
  • Suede spray paint -blue: Krylon,
  • Designers Choice ™ adhesive: Loctite, 800-321-9188

Maintain It - Toilet Repair

  • Toilet repair parts: Fluidmaster,
  • Toilet & clear tank: Kohler,

Paul Brenner, Owner of Consumer Supply Company, a plumbing supply as well as kitchen and bath showroom. Brenner has more than two decades in the plumbing supply business. He shows a number of new, innovative plumbing products, including the new, air-driven, Jacuzzi bath.

Beverly DeJulio's wardrobe provided by
Paul Harris,

Furnishings provided by
Marshall Fields, 1-800-480-1623

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