How To Fix a Leaking Hose Bib

How To Fix a Leaking Hose Bib

A leaking hose bib is worth every bit of trouble fixing. A simple drop per second creates a slippery puddle or wet mess that endangers you and your loved ones, and amounts to buckets upon buckets of wasted water when left unchecked. A hose bib is a hose fitting usually made of brass with a threaded spigot to accept a hose coupling. The main reason why a hose bib leaks is worn or detached … [Read more...]

How To Fix a Smelly Garbage Disposal

How To Fix a Smelly Garbage Disposal

Does your garbage disposal stink? It can be awful when there's a foul smell in your kitchen, where you prepare or even eat your food. Here are handy tips on how to deal with a smelly garbage disposal. 1. Regular Cleaning Observe routine cleaning of your garbage disposal after each use. Remove debris on the drain using pliers or tongs. Never use your hands. Run plenty of hot water … [Read more...]

How To Fix a Jammed Garbage Disposal

How To Fix a Jammed Garbage Disposal

Like many homeowners, you might not pay attention to your garbage disposal unit unless it starts to function poorly or refuses to turn on. When this happens, you'll have no choice but to focus on it because you won't have any other way to dispose of your food waste. Fortunately, you'll find that many issues with your garbage disposal machine can be easily fixed, and one of these is when it gets … [Read more...]

Takagi Tankless Water Heater Troubleshooting

Takagi Tankless Water Heater Troubleshooting

Modern tankless water heaters are fitted with PC boards or computer chips to enable them to continuously check their own performance and efficiency. Needless to say, it's rare to have issues with your Takagi tankless water heater. But, if ever you do, here are common problems and their equivalent solutions. 1. Improper Venting Never use standard B-vent, which quickly destroys the heat exchanger … [Read more...]

How To Fix a Delta Monitor Shower Faucet

How To Fix a Delta Monitor Shower Faucet

If this is your first time to repair a Delta Monitor shower faucet, be ready for some challenge. It can take well over an hour to fix the entire thing, but it can be very relieving to employ DIY, right? 1. Prepare Your Tools Allen wrench Channel-lock pliers Faucet replacement kit Plumber's grease or putty Always order the exact replacement parts to avoid problems. 2. Shut the … [Read more...]