Faucet Aerator

Fix a Faucet With Poor Pressure

Fixing a faucet that has low water pressure involves a systematic method of trial and error, starting with the easiest fixes first. The easiest fix is at the faucet, specifically the end of the faucet. At the end of the faucet where the water exits, is a screw-in aerator. This mixes air and water together as the water flows out …

Drywall Texture- Las Vegas Handyman

Las Vegas Handyman repairs drywall every day. Lots of homeowners repair drywall as well, but may lack a little when it comes to matching the texture. Matching texture is not easy, but it is cheap and you can practice before you apply it to the wall. Before you spray texture on a drywall repair, make sure the patch is good. …

Toilet Paper Holder is Loose?

A loose toilet paper holder can be a real nuisance. It eventually will fall apart and someone will just stick the toilet paper on one of the arms sticking out from the wall. It is usually the case that one of the arms is loose from the wall. The way the arms are held in place is that there is …

Clogged Shower Drain Causes Smell

A clogged shower drain usually goes hand in hand with a bad smell. Drains have traps which keep the sewer gases from entering the living space, but that isn’t what normally causes the smell. People with long hair are plumber’s favorite people. The hair gets caught going down the drain and it combines with other hair, soap, and shampoo for …

Shower Drain Makes Gurgling Noise

I went over to a customer’s house to investigate a noise that the homeowner said was new. The gurgling noise was coming from a small bathroom downstairs that, when any other drain ran in the house, made a loud gurgling sound. The noise occurred when the toilet next to it was flushed or when any upstairs fixture was running. Since …

Cabinet Drawer Knob Screws Too Long

Dressing up your cabinets with new knob or drawer pulls is a great idea. You can totally change the look of your cabinets with just a few hours and a low cost. Cabinet knobs come with screws that enter through the back of the drawer face and screw into the cabinet knob or pull. If the screw is too long, …

Repair a Running Toilet

Do you have a toilet that will start running and then suddenly stop for no reason? You need to replace the fill valve and/or the flapper. I’ll bet it’s the latter. Your toilet is running because either water is running in the toilet or water is running out. Take the cover off of the tank and look at the overflow tube …

Can a Clogged Shower Drain Cause a Leak?

The answer to the question of whether or not a clogged shower drain can cause a leak is that I guess it depends. Generally speaking a clogged drain won’t cause a leak. However, I can imagine times when there are secondary causes that are associated with the backup of water. Regarding a shower drain, as the water backs up back …