Install Plumbing Valve For Ice Maker

Plumbing water to an icemaker is very straightforward. It’s hard to say what situation you will be dealing with. You may already have a valve behind the refrigerator, or you may have a copper line stubbed off. The refrigerator/freezer will usually come with an installation kit which will include a water line and sometimes a filter. The issue though is …

Faucet Leak At Base Of Spout

A faucet that leaks at the base of the spout might not actually be leaking where you think it is. Since water runs downhill, check around the aerator to make sure the water isn’t dripping from there are simply running down the underside of the spout where it collects on the base of the faucet. It may be that you …

Installing Screen Mesh

Installing window screen mesh isn’t difficult, but you need to make sure the window frame (or door frame) isn’t bent. If the screen’s frame is bent, it will be too weak to hold the tension of the screen as it is stretched across the frame. If you use the right material, the job is easy. \ Choose the right thickness …

Handyman Fixes Microwave Hood Electrical Cord Problem

Having a handyman install a microwave hood above the range is a great convenience and a space saver. Removing the builder-grade vent hood takes just 5 minutes and the removal of four screws, but some people have difficulty getting the electrical cord run up into the cabinet. \ The old vent hood will have a cord that runs through a …

Cut Drywall For Electric

There are a variety of reasons you might need to cut the drywall open. Maybe you need access to the plumbing, or maybe you are adding an electric outlet. Regardless, there are a couple of ways to cut open the drywall. \ The first thing to do is to make sure you will be cutting where you need to cut. …