This project is continued from Part 6. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
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This project is continued from Part 5. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
A HandymanHowTo.com reader attempted to repair his leaky shower drain as described in Parts 1 to 4 of this project series, but was frustrated because the shower drain kept leaking. He realized that we both live in the Atlanta, GA area – only 30 minutes apart in fact – and asked if I’d help fix [...]
This project is continued from Part 4. The mesh screen flip-up gutter covers weren’t doing the job, so I installed bullnose style metal gutter covers that slide under the shingles. These gutter covers cost about $1.35/foot and are available in 4ft and 10ft lengths from a local gutter supply company. Here I’ve got the main [...]
This project is continued from Part 3. With the new soffit and fascia installed, it’s time to rehang the gutter. The gutter was originally fastened with gutter spikes nailed into the rafter tails. Gutter spikes are similar to big nails. The problem with gutter spikes is they tend to work themselves out and become loose. [...]
This project is continued from Part 2. The scaffold is positioned at the corner of the roof so I can easily reach the corner of the roof to pull off the fascia board. I arranged the aluminum scaffold planks as shown so I could reach the corner of the roof from the upper plank or [...]
This repair is continued from Part 1. The fascia board and soffit is rotted due to rain water damage where it meets the main roof and must be replaced. I installed roof brackets and a 2″x6″ board on the 12/12 pitch roof and laid a 16 foot extension ladder on the roof as shown here: [...]
This repair explain how to replace rotted plywood soffit and fascia board while working on a steep roof. The fascia board rotted because it rested on the roof shingles and soaked up rain water. The wood fascia board was replaced with rot-proof PVC composite board and installing roof flashing to channel the rain water away [...]
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This project is continued from Part 2. After removing the old wooden astragal and glue the split door frame, I’m now ready to install the new AstraSEAL™ aluminum astragal on the patio French door. The installation instructions are a single page and the job was straightforward. The astragal is 1-3/4 inches wide (to fit a [...]