This project shows how to install the bauco architectural drywall access panels in a suspended drywall ceiling. Drywall Access Panels Drywall access panels are necessary for maintenance access and repairs to concealed ventilation, plumbing, gas and electric utilities inside the home or office. When appearances are unimportant, I’ve fabricated drywall access panels out of plywood [...]
This project shows the steps for replacing an asphalt shingle roof that was damaged in a hail storm. These best practices will show you what to ask for and to know if the roofing contractor is doing a quality job. In this project series, the roofing contractor work crew is followed through the full sequence [...]
This series is continued from Part 1. Roof Insurance Adjustment Estimate The claim examiner approved my insurance claim for hail damage to the asphalt shingle roof. The claim examiner forwarded a copy of the adjuster’s estimate to me which detailed the roof replacement costs for labor and materials. The adjuster’s estimate is a key document [...]
This article explains how to file a roof hail damage insurance claim detailing the hail damage insurance claim process and how to hire a roofing contractor to replace an asphalt shingle roof. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This project explains how to install an HVAC air vent for improved heating and cooling using the Speedi-Boot™ air vent. Speedi-Boot is easy and fast to install and solves many vent installation challenges. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This article explains how to remove an old dishwasher and install a new Frigidaire Gallery dishwasher. In addition, the old dishwasher drain PVC P-Trap is replaced by a “P-Trap with Union & Plastic Nut” for easy plumbing disassembly and clean out should I ever need it. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This tutorial explains how to diagnose and repair a roof leak caused by a cracked boot around the plumbing vent flashing. I became aware of a possible leaky roof when I noticed water stain on the drywall ceiling. The water stain occurred during a period of record rainfalls and extensive flooding in the metro Atlanta, [...]
This tutorial explains how to display Google Adsense Ads in your WordPress post index pages to generate revenue from this prime area of web page real estate. Revenue Opportunity for Front- and Index Page Ads I use the Fresh News 2.0.7 theme by WooThemes for the primary look and feel of www.handymanhowto.com and wanted to [...]
In the early 1990′s, I bought a home in south Florida and did the usual routine of hiring a Home Inspection company. Home Inspectors are worth every penny and among the many items they examine, will check the heating and cooling operation of the air conditioning units – air temperatures and general condition of the [...]
Had another water stain on the basement ceiling, this time it was a leak in the washing machine PVC drain line. Two leaks on different sides of the room in the same month! Go figure! Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.