All posts tagged "installing"
Troubleshooting Toilet Problems
The first part of today’s lesson is to become familiar with the construction of a toilet. A toilet consists of a tank, a bowl (with some models these are one piece) and a ball-cock and flush valve...
- Posted October 8, 2015
Electrical & Lighting: Installing A Ceiling Fan
We believe that a ceiling fan is a must for any home, anywhere. Why all of the enthusiasm for such a simple contraption? Comfort, energy savings and lower utility bills are a few reasons. Moreover, a ceiling...
- Posted August 31, 2015
Installing A Preformed Tub Surround
In door plumbing; how different our lives would be without it. While the advantages to indoor plumbing are many, there are potential disadvantages. Water can be one of the single greatest enemies to a home. It is...
- Posted August 29, 2015
There’s A Secret To Installing A Microwave Range Hood
The “spacesaver” style microwave oven/range hood isn’t a new innovation. In fact, a built-in microwave-hood is as popular an appliance as you’ll find anywhere. And believe it or not they are incredibly easy to install. However, there...
- Posted August 26, 2015
Installing Replacement Windows
Some home improvement projects just pay bigger dividends than others. For example, a new vinyl floor in the kitchen can do lots to improve the appearance of the space, but not much else. On the other end...
- Posted August 18, 2015
Installing A Ceiling Fan
We both agree that a ceiling fan is a must for any home, anywhere. Why all of the enthusiasm for such a simple contraption? Comfort, energy savings and lower utility bills to name a few. Moreover, a...
- Posted August 5, 2015
Installing A Basketball Hoop
Between us we have eight children and eight grandchildren. Including our wives, that’s enough for four basketball teams – or one basketball team and an enormous cheering section. Young or old, boys or girls, basketball is an...
- Posted August 3, 2015
Installing Wall Paneling
In the 1960’s and ’70’s, home centers had an abundant supply of wall paneling. It was everything retailers could do to keep the shelves stocked to meet the ferocious demand of consumers looking for an easy-to-install and...
- Posted February 26, 2015
Floors are a “Snap”
“Beat the Clock” made its television debut on this day in 1950. Host Bud Collyer entertained home viewers by having contestants do zany stunts for money under the pressure of a ticking clock. Today, if you want...
- Posted May 11, 2014
Clear The Deck!!!
Question Hi Bros. I have a friend who wants to build a 16′ x 16′ deck off of the back of the house. Now she doesn’t want to attach it to the house, because there is only...
- Posted March 5, 2014