Should you install it yourself?

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How easy is it to install new bath fixtures

Should you install it yourself?

Installing new fixtures requires careful planning as even small errors can lead to big problems. Most improvements the do-it-yourselfer will make are add-ons, where you simply hook new fittings or fixtures to existing pipes. This is not as easy as it may sound. Before you try something that requires a plumber's license, like running new water lines, you'll need to understand how supply, drain, and vent pipes work. Don't despair, however. There are a ton of very useful plumbing how-to books available at your local home center, bookstore, public library, and on the internet.



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