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xx   PIPE & TUBE

Tip: Reduce the noise caused by flushing an upstairs toilet by insulating the downpipe.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1981 (v.4#8) pg. 5

Tip: How to insulate exposed pipes with salvaged plastic foam.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1980 (v.64#11) pg. 26

Protecting plumbing against freezing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #82 Oct 1964 (v.14#5) pg. 52

How to keep indoor pipes from freezing and how to thaw them if they do.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #141 Jan 1973 (v.23#1) pg. 42

How to thaw frozen pipes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #160 Jan 1975 (v.25#1) pg. 34

How to insulate water heaters, heat ducts and water pipes to gain fuel savings.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #184 Oct 1977 (v.27#7) pg. 46

Use aerosol insulating foam to fill the wall cavity around loose and noisy plumbing pipes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #312 Oct 1990 (v.40#9) pg. 39

Tip: How to build a "hotbox", a small, heavily insulated basement which is used solely to protect water and waste lines from freezing in a building which is supported on piers.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #7 Feb-Mar 1982 pg. 6

Tip on protecting pipe insulation from rodents.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #77 Oct-Nov 1992 pg. 8

Advice on insulating or replacing ABS drain pipe to reduce the noise of toilet flushing.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #79 Feb-Mar 1993 pg. 20
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #81 Apr-May 1993 pg. 4
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #82 Jun-Jul 1993 pg. 6

How to prevent pipe freezeups.
HANDY ANDY Dec 1979 (v.4#3) pg. 62

How to prevent winter freeze-ups in plumbing systems.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #4 Winter 1976 (v.1#4) pg. 112

How to avoid frozen pipes. A look at Auto-Trace heat tape and how to apply it.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1979 (v.4#2) pg. 78

How to winterize pipes. Tips on locating trouble spots and how to prevent trouble.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1979 (v.4#6) pg. 59

How to install foamed plastic pipe covers.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #447 Aug 1965 (v.61) pg. 98

Basic plumbing repairs. Leaky faucet, noisy faucet, frozen pipes, leaks and clogged cesspool.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #525 Feb 1972 (v.68) pg. 88

How to fabricate your own hot water line insulated covering from 1" polystyrene for about 11 cents per foot.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #69 May-Jun 1981 pg. 96

Tips on preventing water pipes in a crawl space from freezing.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #103 Jan-Feb 1987 pg. 106

Water pipe insulating materials compared.
NEW SHELTER Nov-Dec 1981 (v.2#9) pg. 82

How to insulate a gas water heater with ordinary fiberglass building insulation. Est. cost: $5.
NEW SHELTER Feb 1983 (v.4#2) pg. 60

How to winterize a house to prevent plumbing freeze-ups.
NEW SHELTER Nov-Dec 1985 (v.6#9) pg. 30
Added Info NEW SHELTER Feb 1986 (v.7#2) pg. 6

The ten worst heat thieves in your home and how to halt their waste.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1976 (v.146#4) pg. 112

Fixes for 4 common plumbing problems. (1) Clogged drains. (2) Running toilet tank. (3) Frozen pipes. (4) Leaking pipes.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1983 (v.160#5) pg. 54

Underground water lines that won't freeze.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1963 (v.183#5) pg. 133

How to install a waterline that you do not have to bury below frost line to keep from freezing. Wrapping a plastic pipe with heating cable and insulation will protect it from freezing.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1974 (v.204#4) pg. 136

Tips on using heat cables to prevent freezeups of pipes, gutters and driveways.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1976 (v.209#4) pg. 141

Tips on wrapping water lines with heating cables to keep them from freezing. Especially useful for cabins which you only use occasionally during the winter.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1977 (v.210#2) pg. 170

How to build an enclosed box around an exposed outdoor water pipe to keep it from freezing. Box is filled with sawdust or styrene pellets for insulation.
SUNSET Oct 1979 (v.163#4) pg. 136

Tips on winterizing mobile home plumbing. How to repair and winterize water supply pipes.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1996 (v.52#2) pg. 48