Outdoor AC Condenser with Top Panel and Fan Removed for Cleaning

How to Clean and Straighten AC Condenser Coils

This project shows how to clean and straighten the outdoor air conditioner condenser coils for better efficiency and cooling. The AC condenser coils need regular maintenance and cleaning along with the indoor AC evaporator coils because the condenser unit is other half a split central air conditioner system. The purpose of the condenser coil is […]

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DELTA Shower Valve Cartridge Replacement Part # RP19804

How to Replace a Leaky Shower Valve Cartridge

The shower head developed a persistent leak that was growing worse as if the shower handle wouldn’t completely shutoff. The leak wastes water and kept the shower stall wet promoting mold and mildew growth. I traced the problem to a worn out shower valve cartridge that was 12 years old and leaking. Replacing the shower […]

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Leaking DELTA Shower Valve Cartridge Replacement

How to Remove a Leaky Shower Valve Cartridge

The old and leaky Delta Monitor Series 1300/1400 shower valve cartridge is removed in preparation for installing the new cartridge. Remember the water has been shutoff to the entire house. This project is continued from How to Replace a Leaky Shower Valve Cartridge. How to Remove a Leaky Shower Valve Cartridge Remove the Shower Valve […]

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Install DELTA Shower Valve Cartridge RP19804

How to Install a Shower Valve Cartridge

The leaky Delta Monitor Series 1300/1400 shower valve cartridge has been removed. Next I’ll clean the shower valve threads and install a new shower cartridge, bonnet nut and sleeve O-ring. This project is continued from How to Remove a Leaky Shower Valve Cartridge. Clean the Shower Valve Bonnet Nut The bonnet nut holds the cartridge […]

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Adjust the Shower Valve Cartridge Temperature Setting

How to Adjust a Shower Valve Water Temperature

I replaced the shower cartridge on my Delta Monitor Series 1300/1400 shower and turned the house water supply back On. Now I’ll check and adjust the shower valve hot water temperature and take apart the old cartridge to see why it leaked. This project is continued from How to Install a Shower Valve Cartridge. How […]

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Bathroom Vent Fan Removal from the Attic Ceiling Joist

How to Remove a Bathroom Vent Fan

The old bathroom vent fan is disassembled and removed from the attic ceiling joists prior to installing the new Panasonic WhisperCeiling vent fan. This project is continued from How to Install a Panasonic WhisperCeiling Bathroom Vent Fan. How to Remove a Bathroom Vent Fan The old bathroom vent fan is fairly easy to remove. The […]

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