We have lived in our house for about four years. Previous owner had made modifications and extensions to the original house. Plans for these modi...
I am installing a new sink in a bathroom. The drain in the middle of the sink has a straight 1-1/4in OD flanged tail piece that is supposed to go ...
thanks for the advice, but you lost me a bit. What is a 'NO HUB' connection? I am just a weekend amateur. Can you direct me to any website where I...
I have a PVC adapter (for a sink trap) that has been glued on to the end of the PVC pipe that goes to the waste line. Is there any compund that w...
We took out an old medicine cabinet/mirror combo that was above the sink in one of our bathrooms. That has left a large hole (26in X 21in) in the ...
the keypad on our home security system showed that the master backup battery (12 volts 5Amperehour) was running out. We put in a new rechargeable ...
In the process of installing a new basin in one of our bathrooms, I replaced the old valves on the hot/cold inlet copper pipes with new valves. Th...
We have baseboard heating in our home. In addition to the boiler/furnace being serviced each winter, is it necessary to flush out the heating pipe...
thanks. there are couple of outlets on the kitchen counter and the small microwave oven above our oven. The last time it tripped, I was standing ...
One of the electrical circuits in my house keeps tripping once or twice a year. It is always the same circuit and it includes the refrigerator. Ot...
Our garage stands away from the main house and its roof has a very small gradient. The roof consists of thick rubber sheets that have been placed ...
We have a black toilet bowl in one of our bathrooms. Recently, the seat cover broke. However, the seat on this model is unusual in shape (it is re...
thank you. there was some steam coming out, and I was not aware of the nozzle issue. I will look into it.
I am trying to remove an old piece of half inch copper pipe from a T-joint, in order to put in a new half inch copper pipe. I have been using the ...
we have a raised flagstone patio with brick retaining walls on three sides. Walls have become green due to moss from shade. I am afraid to power ...
I am aware that battery powered smoke detectors start to beep when the battery runs low. However, I have a smoke detector that is powered by line ...
As a preventive measure, i want to spray around my house to prevent termites. I would like to know (a) what is the best time of year to spray. (...
I have well water that is somewhat acidic. hence we have an acid neutralizing filter which consists of a big tank of calcite through which the wat...