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This repair is continued from Part 2. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This repair is continued from Part 1. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
I must have a bit of Home Inspector in me because I look around at everything when I enter a room, including the ceiling. This is why I noticed a water stain on the drywall ceiling of the game room in the finished basement. I asked the kids and wife who frequent the game room, [...]
The bottom weatherstrip (or door sweep) on the kitchen door was worn out after 8+ years of daily use. I noticed the problem when wind driven rainwater leaked under the door. The weatherstrip needs to be snug against the door threshold for a good seal, and it wears out over time as it gets worked [...]
The other evening I stepped into the walk-in closet and was surprised to find water dripping from the ceiling. Based on the location of the rooms and walls, I quickly realized the bathtub/shower is located directly overhead and my teenage daughter was taking one of her long showers. I ran upstairs and asked my daughter [...]
Exposed copper pipes provide water to the hose bib at the wood deck. These pipes had frozen and split open the last two winters, despite the fact the water shutoff valve inside the house was closed. The problem is the shutoff valve inside the house had a slow leak that filled the pipes where it [...]
“Dad! The toilet handle is broken and it won’t flush!” Probably an easy fix I thought to myself. Better check it out to be sure. I removed the cover from the toilet tank and saw that the lift chain connecting the handle to the flapper valve had broken. It was 5 years old and not [...]