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Home improvement

Home improvement is the process of repairing existing fixtures or making additions to a residential piece of land.

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Pilot hole

Real estate; Home improvement

A pilot hole is a starter hole made by drilling. Using pilot holes prevents the screw or nails from causing damage to the wall.

Plaster washer

Real estate; Home improvement

A plaster washer is a thin metal disc that increases the size of the head of a drywall screw so that it doesn’t pull through the plaster.

Plastic pipe

Real estate; Home improvement

Plastic pipe comes as either ABS (acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene) or PVC (polyvinyl chloride). Most homes since mid-1970 have plastic pipes and fittings because it’s inexpensive and easy to use. ...

Plumb line

Real estate; Home improvement

A vertical guide created by hanging a weighted string from the ceiling.

Plumber's snake

Real estate; Home improvement

The plumber’s snake has a long tightly coiled wire attached to a handle. This coiled wire can slither down the pipes clearing blockages and even pulling out the obstruction.

Plunger

Real estate; Home improvement

A plumbing tool that is used to loosen clogs by using suction to dislodge the clog.

Polystyrene foam insulation

Real estate; Home improvement

A type of insulating material made of polystyrene foam. This foam is waterproof.

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