Yes it was a year ago. I had installed a valve in the line so the water would not run constantly until it was fixxed- then the 'honey-do list' got ...
I recently replaced all the doo-dads on the stem of the leaking bathroom faucet. I took everything to the hardware store and the plumbing guy pi...
Forgot to mention these are metal pipes and rubber washers.... Do these suggestions apply to these materials?
No matter how snug or tight I make them, I cannot get the slip joints in my sink drain to completely seal. All of the pipes/ nuts/ washers are b...
In the process of replacing leaking tub/shower faucets I found the previous owner had apparently ignored the pesky leak for some time. I ended up h...
Now I've read somewhere that it is bad to add fresh water to the system- can THAT be true.
A week or so ago I bled some water out of the lines trying to solve another issue. So rather than being a leak, it is probaly the fact that I let t...
I have a split-level house (6 steps difference) with hot water heat. Copper/ fins not cast iron rads. Problems: there is an average of 5-8 degre...
Have you changed your filter(s) lately. We had the same problem the first winter in our last house- turned out to be filthy filters. Changed 'em...
I read in the Fix It For'em that the plumbing for my kitchen sink should be done as follows: a sanitary tee in the wall behind the sink with the...
When trimming out a passthough or door, what is the best way to make sure your trip pieces are the proper length (Taking into account approx 1/8" r...
Thanks for the (lack of) help, HK. Never miond. I got my answer elsewhere. I can honestly say that of all the times I have used this forum, t...
I'm in upstate NY if someone wants to help me out with the number.
Looking to purchase a 'salamander' type heater to heat my garage while working in it this winter. The garage measures approximately 12'x36' with 7 ...
The 'bosses' were adapters and (2 out of 3)of the leaks were solved by tightening the packing nuts. However, the shower valve handle WILL NOT co...
...and finally got to work on this... for about 5 minutes. My faucets don't appear to be quite the same as the diagram. Mine have a nut between ...
In the process of redoing our kitchen floor, I managed to splash some thinset and/or grout on my (brand new) rollaway toolchest. Is there any w...