Nasty Rust In Your Water
Nasty Rust In Your Water
When you're dealing with rust in your tap water, there is a chance that the problem requires a multi-task approach. Some of the most common reasons for rusty water are old pipes, or a broken water heater. Rusty pipes are ...
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Galvanized Piping in Old Homes (Part Two)
Galvanized Piping in Old Homes (Part Two)
Replacing the entire supply line of a house can be quite a project, but you'll thank yourself later, since you won't have to do this kind of work for quite a while. If you're trying to restore an old house, it will only b ...
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Galvanized Piping in Old Homes
Galvanized Piping in Old Homes
When I worked with my father rehabbing old houses, one thing I learned was that electrical and plumbing are two of the most difficult aspects of reviving an old structure. But my father did much of the work himself when ...
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Noisy Pool Pump Motor (Part Two)
Noisy Pool Pump Motor (Part Two)
In part two of this article, you will have to either replace the pool pump motor bearings, or replace the motor entirely. But since you don't want to waste money by buying a new pump motor, the best thing to do is replac ...
Fix that Pesky Running Toilet!
Fix that Pesky Running Toilet!
A running toilet is not only annoying to hear, but it will definitely show on your water bill. Most often, a running toilet requires some simple replacements. Before you think of going to the plumber, a few simple steps a ...
Septic Tank Backup
Septic Tank Backup
If you have a septic tank, then chances are you may have encountered backup problems in the past. It is not only an inconvenience, but it can be embarrassing and expensive. Septic problems are also dangerous, since major ...
Clogged Shower in 100 year Old Home
Clogged Shower in 100 year Old Home
Renting a 100 year old home may be charming, but it does come with some issues. One member recently started having his bathroom sink back up with foul water whenever his shower would drain. Refitted with PVC with the drai ...
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Uberhaus leaks after Two Days!
Uberhaus leaks after Two Days!
One of our newer members recently installed a Uberhaus one piece dual flush unit and after two days started noticing leaks around the wax seals.This DIYer thinks something went wrong with the install and he needs our help ...
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Black Gunk in Lines!
Black Gunk in Lines!
After years of not using the hot water in their washroom, Celife decided it was time to get to the bottom of his black gunk issue. Running the hot water produced a black oily "gunk" that would settle on top if t ...
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How to fix a slow PVC leak in your Jacuzzi
How to fix a slow PVC leak in your Jacuzzi
Celife recently had an issue with a slow but constant leak from the filter cap of his Jacuzzi. After trying Teflon tape unsuccessfully the guys stepped in and saved the day. Follow this link to see what the solution was ...
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