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PLUMBING

Learn about old house plumbing in these articles from Old-House Journal.
Caring for septic systems

It only takes a little effort to avoid major repair or replacement costs in the future.
Caring for your Septic System

Past Perfect

Though folks have been washing and bathing in and out of houses for centuries, it took the increased availability of piped-in water after 1850 to tether bathtubs and wash basins-formerly portable pieces of furniture-to a fixed location: the bathroom.
Past Perfect 1388

Stem Faucet Clinic




Stems, Seats, and Handles

Advice from pros on the care and feeding of vintage faucets.
Stems Seats and Handles












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