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Cracked and Leaking Plumbing Vent Boot

How to Repair a Leaky Roof Vent Pipe Flashing

This tutorial explains how to diagnose and repair a roof leak caused by a cracked rubber boot around the plumbing vent flashing. I became aware of the roof leak when I noticed a water stain on the drywall ceiling. The water stain occurred during a period of record rainfalls and extensive flooding in the metro […]

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Leaking PVC Drain Line from the Washing Machine

How to Repair a Leaky PVC Pipe Joint – Part 1

How to Repair a Leaky PVC Pipe Joint by sawing out the bad pipe elbow and install a Fernco Qwik Ell flexible rubber fitting with band clamps. I noticed another water stain on the finished basement ceiling – this time it was a leak in the washing machine PVC drain line. Two leaks on different sides […]

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