DIY Plumbing How Hose Clamps Can Be Your Best Friend

    Worm drive hose clamp

    Though DIY is a popular trend that is usually associated with arts and crafts and the like, the concept of performing expensive tasks by oneself can certainly be applied to household jobs. In particular, DIY plumbing has caught on as a great way to keep expenses down. With helpful tools such as heavy duty hose clamps, fixing a minor plumbing problem becomes simpler than one might think at first. However, there can still be a lot of confusion if you’re new to the game and don’t yet know all the tips and tricks. The following information outlines the basics of hose clamps, a DIY plumber’s best friend.

    What Are Hose Clamps?
    Simply put, a hose clamp is a de Continue Reading

    The 101 About Hose Clamps For The Do-It-Yourself Person

    Aba clamp

    Whether you’re someone who prefers to call a professional or do-it-yourself, there are ready supplies for every persuasion. Plumbing, for example, is a field that everybody can appreciate, from keeping your sink in fighting shape to unclogging drains around the house to getting your toilet in working order. Large diameter hose clamps are a versatile tool for any do-it-yourself project that require only a little measuring to fit accurately. Keep reading to learn more about hose clamps, how they’re used and do-it-yourself ideas for the future.

    What Is A Hose Clamp?

    A hose clamp (also known as a hose clip) is a device used to attach and seal a hose onto a fitting. This could be, amongst other things, a barb or a nipple. Hose clamps were originally invented in the 1900’s by a former Royal Navy Continue Reading