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Do-it-yourself (DIY) Plumbing, HVAC, Sewer Line, and/or Boiler Services can save you time and money! That’s great that you want to take your home repairs into your own hands. We started in the same place – “I Can Do That!”. And you know what? You’re probably right!  We know firsthand how tricky and time-consuming those projects can be. 

It takes a lot of grit, determination, and elbow grease to tackle a DIY HVAC or a DIY Plumbing job. But it’s worth it if you can save some money in the process! 

But of course, no DIY job is without complications and hiccups. You’ll need access to some good home plumbing, air conditioning, and furnace tools and tips if you want to tackle your next DIY jobs confidently!

Here at Duct Brothers, we respect the fact that Colorado homeowners want to save some money on their plumbing and HVAC services. That’s why we’re here to offer you some of the best home plumbing, air conditioning, and furnace tips to help you tackle that DIY project with ease!

Latest DIY Videos

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Replacing Toilets
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Contaminated Drinking Water
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How to Install a Water Heater
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How To Install Drain Line For Filtration System
HALO 5 System Installed
Part 1: How to install a discharge line for a whole house water filtration.
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How to Tune a Furnace
HALO 5 System Installed
Part 2: The condensate lines are secured and a furnace tune up is completed.

When DIY is a Good Idea

If you’re considering a DIY home HVAC or plumbing job, then you’ll need to know your limits first. It’s important to understand when DIY is a good idea and when DIY is not a good idea. So we’ve put together this list to help you determine when a home HVAC or plumbing job is a good idea that will save you more money in the long run.

DIY is a good idea when:

  • The costs do not outweigh service fees. Home HVAC and plumbing DIY projects are a great idea if they are guaranteed to save you money on service fees. If your DIY project does not require any out-of-pocket expenses, then it’s probably a great idea! If your DIY project requires some minor expenses (such as tools, materials, etc.), then you’ll just need to make sure that these expenses are in fact cheaper than the cost of having a professional handle the job for you.
  • You know you have the time to perform a DIY job. Most people underestimate how time-consuming DIY jobs can be. You’ll need to make sure you have enough spare time to perform the job! If you do, then go for it!
  • You have some knowledge or experience in HVAC or plumbing. If you’ve worked on HVAC or plumbing jobs before, then you have nothing to worry about. But if you have little to no experience in HVAC or plumbing, then you could risk damaging your appliances and facing expensive replacement fees.


DYI doesn’t always go as planned. Sometimes, you just don’t have the right tool. Or, you just can’t seem to get it figured out. And if someone could just come along and give you a hand… Well. Give us a call. Or maybe you gave it your best shot and you’re ready to throw in the towel, either way. We can take over where you left off. Just use our GET DIY HELP link below to fill out a form, explain your problem, and upload pictures. We’ll contact you to schedule a time to help out. 

Call us for the Best Home Plumbing, Air Conditioning, and Furnace Tips!

If you’re still planning on performing that DIY job, then why not give us a call? We’ll give you some of the best home plumbing, air conditioning, and furnace tips for your next home HVAC or plumbing DIY job!

If you’re still feeling unsure about a DIY job, however, then it may be best to pass that project off to a professional. More often than not, these DIY jobs can save you some money, but the extra stress just isn’t worth the savings at that point. If you’re reconsidering DIY, then talk to our experts! We’ll help you determine if DIY is truly the best course of action for you, and if not, then we’ll handle all that heavy lifting for you at an affordable price!

Perfect DIY Projects

DYI Plumbing

  • Faucet Replacement
  • Toilet Replacement
  • Clog Removal
  • Water Heater Maintenance

DYI Heating

  • Filter Cleaning
  • Filter Replacement
  • Thermostat Replacement
  • No Heat Evaluation

DYI Cooling

  • Filter Replacement
  • Filter Cleaning
  • Coil Cleaning
  • A/C Maintenance

DYI Duct Cleaning

  • Air Duct Cleaning
  • Filter Cleaning
  • Filter Replacement
  • Dryer Vent Cleaning
  • DYI Tips for Overall Improved Air Quality

DYI Sewer

  • Sewer Line Maintenance 
  • Sewer Line Tree Clearing
  • Sewer Line Replacement

DYI Boiler

  • Boiler System Maintenance 
  • Oil Filter Replacement
  • Lubricate Circulating Pump